Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 19


Aug. 19 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Tuesday:

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

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Browns QB debate continues

Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel are expected to get another week to prove they deserve to be the No. 1 quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. (FBN-BROWNS-NEWS/, expect by 2020 GMT/4:30 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

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Jerry Jones 'physically restrained' from drafting Manziel

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is not denying a report that he was physically restrained in the team draft room from turning in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel as their first-round pick. (FBN-COWBOYS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 450 words)

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Flag frenzy: Penalties on rise, here to stay

Through two weeks of preseason play, officials are throwing penalty flags at a record-setting rate. Players and coaches might not like it, but the league plans to continue strict rules enforcement. (FBN-NEWS/, expect by 2100 GMT/5 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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Vikings, Kluwe settlement to fund LBGT groups

Former punter Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings reach a settlement that calls for the team to donate to multiple groups that support gay rights. (FBN-VIKINGS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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Encouraging strides shows by Redskins defense

ASHBURN, Va. - From beleaguered to rebound, the Washington Redskins are showing signs their 2014 defense could be a strong one. (FBN-REDSKINS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, by David Elfin, 675 words)

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Cardinals activate Honey Badger

The Honey Badger is out of hibernation in Arizona. Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu is activated from the physically unable to perform list, returning from multiple knee ligament tears incurred in December. (FBN-CARDINALS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

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Raiders CB Hayden headed to PUP

Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden, the 12th overall pick in the 2013 draft, is likely headed for the physically unable to perform list to start the season. (FBN-RAIDERS-NEWS/, expect by 2000 GMT/4 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 200 words)

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NFL Roundup The latest news and notes from NFL training camp. (FBN-NOTEBOOK/, expect by 2200 GMT/6 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 450 words)

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NBA Roundup

The latest moves and news from the NBA. (BKN-NOTEBOOK/, expect by 2200 GMT/6 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

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Mickelson takes aim at ending magical McIlroy run at The Barclays

PARAMUS, New Jersey - Five times major winner Phil Mickelson and a host of others at this week's opener of the elite FedExCup playoffs take aim at ending the magical run of Rory McIlroy, who will be seeking his fourth tournament title in a row this season at The Barclays. (GOLF-PGA/FEDEXCUP (PIX), expect by 2130 GMT/5:30 ET, by Larry Fine, 400 words)

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Woods doubts he could have won a point at Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods made himself unavailable for the U.S. Ryder Cup team because he did not think he could win a point in the matches, the former world No. 1 says. (GOLF-RYDER/WOODS, moved, 175 words)

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Ohio State QB Miller could miss 2015 season

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller injures his shoulder in Practice and is expected to miss the 2015 season. (FBC-OHIOSTATE-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

SEE ALSO: Injury woes impact Miller's NFL stock (FBC-OHIOSTATE-NEWS/, expect by 2100 gmt/5 pm ET, by Dane Brugler, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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Maryland Way: Lifetime scholarships

Football and basketball players and all student-athletes at Maryland will be offered a lifetime degree guarantee. (FBC-MARYLAND-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 275 words)

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D-backs to bring back Gibson as manager

Struggling through a disappointing season, the Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to retain Kirk Gibson as manager next year. (BBO-DIAMONDBACKS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 225 words)

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MVP McCutchen takes BP, expected to play Tuesday

PITTSBURGH - Andrew McCutchen is expected to be back in the Pirates lineup tonight for their game against the Atlanta Braves, and his return cannot come a minute too soon. (BBO-PIRATES-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, by John Perrotto, 400 words)

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White Sox DH Dunn done with baseball?

CHICAGO - Adam Dunn, 34, isn't sure what he will decide to do in the offseason about the rest of his baseball career. (BBO-WHITESOX-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Brian Hedger, 375 words)

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The Sports Xchange covers all MLB games. Key matchups highlighted below:

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Reds at Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Right-hander John Lackey, hammered for nine runs in his last outing, looks to get back to form against the Cincinnati Reds and All-Star Alfredo Simon. (BBO-CARDINALS-REDS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU/ (PIX), expect ASAP after the 8:15 PM ET game, The Sports Xchange, by James Dent, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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Mets at Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. - Five consecutive losses dropped Oakland into second place behind the Los Angeles Angels in the AL West. Lefty Scott Kazmir starts against the New York Mets, going for his 14th victory and a needed win for the Athletics to keep pace with their division rivals and upcoming opponent. (BBO-ATHLETICS-METS-FIRSTLEDE-WRITETHRU/ (PIX), expect ASAP after the 0210 GMT/10:10 PM ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Eric Gilmore, 400-word first lede, 800-word writethru)

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MLB Wrap: Brewers out to stretch win streak vs. Blue Jays

The Milwaukee Brewers, riding a four-game winning streak, try to extend their NL Central lead when they play the American League's Toronto Blue Jays in one of the 15 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 975 words)

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The full MLB schedule

American League

Houston at New York Yankees, 7:05 PM ET

Los Angeles Angels at Boston, 7:10 PM ET

Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7:10 PM ET

Baltimore at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 PM ET

Cleveland at Minnesota, 8:10 PM ET

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National League

Arizona at Washington, 7:05 PM ET

Atlanta at Pittsburgh, 7:05 PM ET

San Francisco at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 PM ET

Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:10 PM ET

San Diego at Los Angeles Dodgers 10:10 PM ET

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Seattle at Philadelphia, 7:05 PM ET

Texas at Miami, 7:10 PM ET

Toronto at Milwaukee, 8:10 PM ET

Kansas City at Colorado, 8:40 PM ET

New York Mets at Oakland, 10:05 PM ET

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Djokovic the top seed for U.S. Open, Federer second

Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open with five-time winner Roger Federer seeded second. (TENNIS-OPEN/SEEDS, moved, 225 words)

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NHL Roundup The latest moves and news from the NHL. (HKN-NOTEBOOK/, expect by 2200 GMT/6 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

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Edwards, Suarez join JGR

Joe Gibbs Racing makes two significant additions to its driving stable with former NASCAR champion Carl Edwards and Mexican driver Daniel Suarez in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Nationwide Series Camry in 2014. (CAR-SPRINT-NATIONWIDE-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

LONDON - Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist tells CNN. (CYCLING-ARMSTRONG/, moved, 325 words)

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Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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