Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM EDT on Sunday, August 24

August 24 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Sunday:

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The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Gruden attempts to keep lid on simmering RGIII debate ASHBURN, Va. - Redskins coach Jay Gruden is avoiding the proverbial "panic button" with debate beginning to bubble following quarterback Robert Griffin III's latest disappointing outing. (FBN-REDSKINS-NEWS, expect by 2:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, By David Elfin, 900 words)

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Vikings' defense quietly bolstered by talent infusion EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The quarterback battled dominated training camp news, but the Vikings' overhauled defense is shaping up as the team's most improved unit. (FBN-VIKINGS-NEWS, expect by 2 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 832 words)

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Falcons' offense humming with confident Ryan at helm FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - With the defense still under construction, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan appears poised to lead a resurgent offense that likely will need to put up points at a high clip. (FBN-FALCONS-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 918 words)

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Report: Bradford has no ACL damage The Rams are reportedly breathing a sigh of relief Sunday, the day after St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford injured his surgically repaired left knee and limped off the field during the first quarter of a preseason game against the Browns in Cleveland. (FBN-RAMS-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 267 words)

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Reports: Marino takes job with Dolphins After several months of discussions, Hall of Famer Dan Marino accepted a front-office job with the Miami Dolphins. (FBN-DOLPHINS-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 148 words)

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Adrian Wilson among Bears' nine cuts Former Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson was among nine roster cuts made by the Chicago Bears. (FBN-BEARS-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 101 words)

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Jags WR Sanders reports to team Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Ace Sanders is back with the team after taking a leave of absence last month. (FBN-JAGUARS-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 117 words)

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NFL Game Roundup Capsule recaps of Sunday's two preseason games: Chargers at 49ers (4 p.m. ET) and Bengals at Cardinals (8 p.m. ET. (FBN-NEWS, will move following end of each game, The Sports Xchange, 300 words)

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NFL Roundup The latest news and notes from NFL training camp. (FBN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 6 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 450 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Team USA sets final roster Portland Trail Blazers All-Star point guard Damian Lillard and Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver were part of the final cut to 12 as Team USA establishes its FIBA World Cup roster. (BKN-NEWS, expect by 11:30 a.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 300 words)

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NBA Roundup The latest moves and news from the NBA. (BKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 6 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

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GOLF

LPGA: Canadian Pacific Open So Yeon Ryu holds a four-shot lead in London, Ontario, where she enters the final round 20-under par with her sights set on the LPGA tournament record for 26-under. (GOLF-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after leaders finish, The Sports Xchange, 300 word first lede, 600 word writethru)

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Indians promote C Gimenez The Cleveland Indians selected the contract of catcher Chris Gimenez from Triple-A Columbus on Sunday. (FBN-INDIANS-NEWS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 172 words)

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Tigers at Twins MINNEAPOLIS - Max Sherzer takes the mound for the Tigers looking to stabilize the reeling pitching staff that has allowed 38 runs in its past three game as Detroit seeks a series split. (BBO-TWINS-TIGERS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU expect first version ASAP after 2:10 p.m. ET first pitch, The Sports Xchange, by Dan Myers, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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Braves at Reds CINCINNATI - Braves right-hander Aaron Harang returns to Great American Ball Park to face his former club, sporting a 2.16 ERA in four career starts against the Reds. (BBO-BRAVES-REDS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect first version ASAP after 1:10 p.m. ET first pitch, The Sports Xchange, by Jeff Wallner, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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Angels at Athletics OAKLAND - The Angels send Jered Weaver to the mound against A's left-hander Scott Kazmir in the finale between AL West leaders. Weaver is 0-2 while allowing 10 runs in 11 1/3 innings against Oakland this season. (BBO-ATHLETICS-ANGELS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect first version ASAP after 8:05 p.m. ET first pitch, The Sports Xchange, by Eric Gilmore, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

NHL Roundup The latest moves and news from the NHL. (HKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 6 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

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AUTO RACING

IndyCar: GoPro Grand Prix SONOMA, Calif. - Will Power sits on the pole for the GoPro Grand Prix, which will go on as scheduled despite a 6.0 earthquake that shook the area overnight. (CAR-INDYCAR-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP following conclusion to 4 p.m. ET race, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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Cool-Down Lap BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano moved into fourth place in the Chase for the Spring Cup Standings while others lost critical ground at Bristol with only two races remaining before the start of the Chase. (CAR-SPRINT-NEWS, expect by 4 p.m. ET, NASCAR Wire Service, Special to The Sports Xchange, by Reid Spencer, 500 words)

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