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Chris Davis’ worst offense? Stupidity

The Baltimore Orioles are headed to the playoffs, but they must get by without Chris Davis, who will be serving a suspension for amphetamine use.(Photo: David Richard, USA TODAY Sports) You couldn’t help but feel sorry for Baltimore Orioles slugger … Continue reading

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McIlroy’s tee shot landed in a spectator’s pocket

Play it as it lies? On Friday at the TOUR Championship, Rory McIlroy’s tee shot on the par-4 14th clipped a tree on the right side of the fairway and somehow ended up in the pocket of a spectator who … Continue reading

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NFLPA OKs new drug policy

(Photo: Adam Hunger, USA TODAY Sports) After more than three years of delays, the NFL and its players union appear on the brink of agreeing to a comprehensive drug policy. The NFL Players Association’s board of representatives unanimously approved a … Continue reading

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Vikings deactivate Peterson after being indicted

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of injury to a child, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday. VPC Adrian Peterson is the … Continue reading

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USC’s emphatic response after bumpy week

Head coach Steve Sarkisian flashes a smile after a dominant win in his USC debut.(Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports) LOS ANGELES — How successful was Steve Sarkisian in his debut as the Southern California football coach? On a scale … Continue reading

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USC’s emphatic response after bumpy week

Head coach Steve Sarkisian flashes a smile after a dominant win in his USC debut.(Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports) LOS ANGELES — How successful was Steve Sarkisian in his debut as the Southern California football coach? On a scale … Continue reading

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Bell: Sam deserves another shot

Now DE Michael Sam waits to see if another NFL team claims him or if he might land on Rams practice squad.(Photo: Jeff Curry, USA TODAY Sports) It didn’t matter that Michael Sam was the NFL’s first openly gay draft … Continue reading

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Bell: Sam deserves another shot

Now DE Michael Sam waits to see if another NFL team claims him or if he might land on Rams practice squad.(Photo: Jeff Curry, USA TODAY Sports) It didn’t matter that Michael Sam was the NFL’s first openly gay draft … Continue reading

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College football’s Week 1 winners and losers

Sam Ficken watches as his 37 yard field goal goes through the uprights to secure Penn State’s victory.(Photo: Steven Flynn, USA TODAY Sports) Sam Ficken had been here before. Two years ago, Penn State lost to Virginia when he missed … Continue reading

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College football’s Week 1 winners and losers

Sam Ficken watches as his 37 yard field goal goes through the uprights to secure Penn State’s victory.(Photo: Steven Flynn, USA TODAY Sports) Sam Ficken had been here before. Two years ago, Penn State lost to Virginia when he missed … Continue reading

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