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  • Marshall back on field but with a heavy heart

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brandon Marshall is back on the football field, trying to replicate last year's breakout season despite two screws in his right foot and a heavy heart.

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  • WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

    ''Rowdy'' Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. Piper's death also comes days after Hulk Hogan, his biggest rival for decades, was fired by the WWE. Hogan had used racial slurs in a conversation captured on a sex…

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  • Tiger falters as Merritt, Chappell share PGA lead

    Troy Merritt fired a tournament record 10-under par 61 Saturday to share the PGA Quicken Loans National lead with Kevin Chappell while Tiger Woods struggled and fell out of contention. Merritt, a 29-year-old American ranked 180th in the world, birdied the first five holes and finished with 11…

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  • Melvin Gordon tested at Chargers camp

    Running back Melvin Gordon was tested - and Chargers coach Mike McCoy was smiling. ''The defense did a nice job a couple of times there where he had to do something.'' McCoy said. Gordon, the Chargers' top pick from Wisconsin, often broke free for yardage Saturday in the training camp practice.

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  • More injury heartbreak for Broncos receiver Williams

    Kyle Williams' NFL hard luck continued on Saturday as the Denver Broncos wide receiver said he would miss the 2015 season after an Achilles tendon injury at training camp. Williams was carted off the practice field in Denver after he was injured while returning a punt during special teams practice.…

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  • Padres inquired about Paul Goldschmidt in trade talks for Craig Kimbrel

    Padres GM A.J. Preller swings for the fences in trade talks with Arizona.

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    20 most lucrative NFL contracts (20 photos)

    Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson got the big deal July 31 that he had been seeking this offseason. Was it enough to crack the top 20? Here's a list of the league's top 20 highest-paid players (figures according to Spotrac.com).

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  • American Pharoah has final Haskell tuneup

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had another easy gallop Saturday morning at Monmouth Park, his final serious exercise before the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational. The overwhelming 1-5 favorite for the race on Sunday was on the track shortly after 7:30 a.m. He slowly jogged from the barn area…

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  • Kauffman: Car count for CGR and MWR in future isn't finalized

    The MWR co-owner called his purchase into CGR an "integration."

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  • Jack Beckman has quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history

    Jack Beckman powered to quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history Friday night in qualifying for the NHRA Sonoma Nationals. Beckman finished with a record time of 3.921 seconds at 323.43 mph in a Dodge Charger. ''We're in a wonderful position right now,'' said Beckman, who will earn a 20-point bonus…

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  • Percy Harvin eager to establish fresh start with Bills

    Bills receiver Percy Harvin is at peace with his checkered past, and wants more than anything to put it behind him. Whatever divisive reputation the talented yet troubled player established during his first six NFL seasons, it's not something Harvin wants accompanying him to Buffalo, his fourth…

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    New NFL head coaches for 2015 season (7 photos)

    Seven head coaches have been hired for the 2015 season, including a couple of first-timers. Here is a look at their previous head coaching gigs, biggest upcoming challenge, and some note-worthy quotes.

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  • ESPN Analyst Chris Mortensen Cancels Boston Radio Interview in Wake of Deflategate Outcry

    ESPN analyst Chris Mortensen was not keen to enter enemy territory on Friday. The NFL expert was scheduled to appear on Boston radio talk show “Dennis & Callahan” on WEEI to discuss his January report about the New England Patriots that was later debunked, according to multiple media outlets. “You…

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  • In 14th season, Hill's career comes full circle with Vikings

    Shaun Hill's wife, Ashton, asked him this question midway through the offseason: If there were one place the veteran quarterback would like to live for the rest of his life, where would that be? Fortunately for Hill, the feeling from the Minnesota Vikings was mutual. Entering his 14th NFL season,…

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  • 49ers rookie Hayne reiterates apology for offensive comments

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — On the opening day of his first NFL training camp, former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne reiterated how sorry he is for offensive comments last month about Jews that drew criticism from the Anti-Defamation League and others.

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  • Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from 76ers for Wallace

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace, the player they had just received from Boston in the David Lee deal.

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  • Stars collide: Mike Trout meets J.J. Watt in Houston

    What happens when unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Apparently they take batting practice.

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