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  • Ndamukong Suh mocks Dolphins' run defense in Instagram comment

    Now that Ndamukong Suh is with another team, he apparently finds the Dolphins' soft run defense funny. The five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle posted a comment on an Instagram post from the NFL under a video of a 71-yard touchdown run by Carolina's Christian McCaffrey against Miami in an exhibition game Friday. "Right up the Gut lol," wrote Suh, who is now with the Los Angeles Rams. The comment may reflect lingering hard feelings by...

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  • Racing stickers pour in for casket of Iowa boy with cancer

    Race drivers and others have been answering the call from an 11-year-old Iowa boy who wants racing stickers to cover his casket after he dies from leukemia. Caleb Hammond's uncle, Chris Playle, told The Des Moines Register that his family brought him home to Oskaloosa, about 55...

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  • Syracuse football inexplicably turns to Stephen A. Smith for help

    No one in all of college football will grow, harvest and fire off hot takes better than Syracuse this year, if coaching is any indicator of hot-take success. Stephen A. Smith, trying to use his unique talent of shouting passionately about any topic for good, oddly offered a speech to the Orange football team this...

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  • Broncos place oft-injured Menelik Watson on IR

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Menelik Watson's time in Denver is over. The Broncos placed Watson on IR Monday with a chest injury and intend to release him once he's healthy. That means the Broncos will take a $6.83 million salary cap hit this year. With the acquisition of ninth-year veteran ...

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  • Cheez-It becomes title sponsor of Cactus Bowl

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Cactus Bowl is now the Cheez-It Bowl. The multiyear title sponsorship deal was announced Monday. The Cheez-It Bowl will be played on Dec. 26 at Chase Field, home of baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks in downtown Phoenix. The Cactus Bowl temporarily moved to Chase Field in 2016 ...

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  • Vikes cut kicker Kai Forbath; rookie Daniel Carlson gets job

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have released kicker Kai Forbath, completing their plan to turn over the job to rookie Daniel Carlson. Forbath was let go on Monday after one of his two field goal attempts in Minnesota's exhibition game on Saturday missed by hitting the right upright. ...

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  • Desmond Green suffers minor injuries in fatal 5-vehicle crash

    UFC fighter Desmond Green was involved in a five-vehicle crash early Saturday morning, according to authorities in Davie, Florida. Green suffered minor injuries, but two people -- Emelina Morfa, 67, and Emma Suarez Hernandez, 76 -- were killed. Alvaro Feola, a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol, told reporters that Green lost control of his Dodge Durango just before 6:15 a.m. on Interstate 75. The SUV veered into the path of a tractor-trailer, causing a...

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  • Crimson Tide tops AP preseason poll

    Alabama has become only the second school to top the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. The defending champion Crimson Tide debuted atop the ranking when it was released Monday morning, receiving 42 out of 61 first-place votes. Coming in second was Clemson, which received 18 first-place votes. Georgia is No. 3 and Wisconsin ranked No. 4 while receiving one first-place vote. Ohio State rounds out poll's top five. The next five are Washington, Oklahoma, Miami...

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  • Watch FAU football, eat free wings at Hooters

    Hooters is trying to establish itself as the home away from home for Florida Atlantic football games this season. The Boca Raton location is offering customers free six wings when they buy the other half-dozen during Owls games. Hooters will also extend the offer to fans after every home game, just a few miles away at FAU Stadium. The offer is valid during dine-in only with FAU student or alumni identification, FAU apparel or any FAU game ticket. FAU opens its season Sept. 1 at Oklahoma.

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  • Hurricanes No. 8 in preseason AP poll

    Make it a perfect eight. The Miami Hurricanes are No. 8 in the preseason Associated Press poll released Monday. Miami is already ranked No. 8 in the preseason coaches poll. It is the first top-10 ranking for the Hurricanes in the preseason AP poll since beginning the 2005 season ranked ninth. Miami won its first 10 games last season, defeated Florida State to snap a seven-game losing streak to the rival, claimed the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division title for the first time in school...

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  • Simone Biles Honored Fellow Sexual Abuse Survivors While Dominating Gymnastics Championships

    Simone Biles won the U.S. Gymnastics Championships while making a powerful show of support for survivors of sexual assault. As the four-time Olympic gold medalist competed on Sunday — where Biles didn’t just sweep the overall competition, she also won all four of the individual events — she wore a light teal leotard. The color has come to signify survivors of sexual assault. “(The color) is for the survivors,” Biles, who endured sexual abuse at the hands of disgraced former team USA Gymnastics...

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  • Mike Tirico taking over as host of Sunday night football

    NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Tirico is adding to his many duties at NBC by taking over as studio host for "Football Night In America." Tirico, who also does play by play on Notre Dame games and a slew of other hosting assignments, replaces Dan Patrick. Tirico joins Tony Dungy ...

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  • Long-time FIFA legal director Villiger leaves

    ZURICH (AP) - FIFA's long-time legal director who was a key link to its American lawyers during federal investigations of corruption has left soccer's world body. FIFA says Marco Villiger, now the deputy secretary general, left the organization on Monday after more than a decade. Villiger says in a statement ...

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  • Louisville RB Little likely out for season with knee injury

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville says that redshirt sophomore Tobias Little will probably miss the 2018 season after injuring his knee. A brief release from the school Monday stated that Little was hurt in practice but did not specify which knee or the type of injury. The 6-foot, 248-pound Atlanta ...

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  • No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

    Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 ...

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  • The Top Twenty Five

    The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2017 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and 2017 final ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Alabama ...

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  • Wisconsin WR Cephus takes leave from team, expects charges

    Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus says he is taking a leave of absence from the team because he believes prosecutors intend to file criminal charges against him for an incident in April involving what he calls a "consensual relationship." In a tweet late Saturday, Cephus didn't...

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  • FIFA lifts threat to suspend Nigeria from world soccer

    ZURICH (AP) - FIFA has lifted a threat to suspend Nigeria from international soccer, clearing the team to resume its Africa Cup of Nations qualifying program. FIFA says it got assurances that "legitimate leadership" of Nigeria's soccer federation is restored to power and has control of its offices. A rival ...

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  • Summer day camp offers safe space to kids with limb challenges

    Camp Open Arms is living up to its name by being a welcoming place for kids with limb challenges who just want to have fun.

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  • Summer day camp offers safe space to kids with limb challenges

    Camp Open Arms is living up to its name by being a welcoming place for kids with limb challenges who just want to have fun.

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  • Maryland football to honor Jordan McNair with tributes, No. 79 sticker

    The University of Maryland football team will honor late teammate Jordan McNair in the 2018 season and beyond with tributes, the players announced Monday at Cole Field House in College Park, Maryland. Not only will the team wear No. 79 stickers on their helmets, referencing McNair's jersey number, ...

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  • Djokovic makes history with win over Federer

    Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic can finally celebrate achieving a clean sweep. The former world No. 1 became the first player to win all nine Masters 1,000 tournaments with a straight-sets victory Sunday over Roger Federer in the Western & Southern Open championship match. Djokovic, 31, had been a five-time runner-up at the Cincinnati event, losing to the seven-time champion on three occasions. "It's a very special moment," Djokovic told reporters. "It's the first time I get to stand with...

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  • The head of ESPN is behind Chris Berman’s tricky return

    If Chris Berman is “back, back, back, back” in a bigger role at ESPN, it would start at the top. “I like Chris and we are talking,” ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro told The Post. “We are going to see what we can do.” Pitaro confirmed The Post’s report last week that ESPN is looking to...

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  • What’s next for Ronda Rousey after dominant SummerSlam

    It was a lukewarm build-up to SummerSlam, but WWE put on a hot show Sunday night — a hugely entertaining pay-per-view that sent fans home happy. Here are seven things we learned from SummerSlam: Ronda Rousey is the new Raw women’s champion In a result that should surprise no one, “The Baddest Woman on the...

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