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Rams' Bradford Confident He'll Be Better Next Game
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Just like his coach, Sam Bradford was happy with the decision-making in the St. Louis Rams' preseason opener.
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Rams Rookie Tackle Injures Back
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams rookie offensive tackle Rodger Saffold left practice early after injuring his back.
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Packers RB Recovering From Blow to Head
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Ryan Grant isn't against the NFL's recently toughened policy on concussions.
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QB Rodgers Not Among Packers' Pre-Season Issues
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers' preseason-opening loss to the Cleveland Browns might have given their fans cause for concern in several areas, but the most important player seemed to be in midseason form: quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
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Lee, Cubs Clobber Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Derrek Lee homered his first two at-bats, helping the Chicago Cubs pummel Kyle Lohse and knock the St. Louis Cardinals out of first place in the NL Central with a 9-7 victory on Sunday.
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Tigers Rally to Beat White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Johnny Damon hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the eighth inning, Jhonny Peralta homered twice and the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 13-8 on Sunday.
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Thome Has Been Productive, Powerful for Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jim Thome is giving the Minnesota Twins just about all they could have hoped for when they signed the veteran slugger to a one-year, $1.5 million contract this season.
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PGA Prez Doesn't Expect Whistling Straits Change
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The PGA of America president doesn't expect any changes to the rule on Whistling Straits' countless bunkers when the PGA Championship returns in five years.
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Kaymer Wins PGA Championship -- Johnson Out on Penalty
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- Martin Kaymer has won the PGA Championship in a three-hole playoff that did not include Dustin Johnson, who was penalized two strokes for grounding his club in a bunker on the last hole.
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Blackhawks Re-Sign Defenseman
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed veteran defenseman Nick Boynton to a one-year deal.
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Zambrano Wins for First Time Since Banishment
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano won for the first time since his banishment for a dugout tantrum in June, and the Chicago Cubs won for just the third time in 17 games, 3-2 over St. Louis on Saturday.
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HR Lifts Tigers to Win Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Avila hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off substitute closer J.J. Putz on Saturday night, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
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Chargers Beat Bears
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Ryan Mathews had an impressive debut and the San Diego Chargers got along fine without holdouts Vincent Jackson and Marcus McNeill in a 25-10 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears on Saturday night.
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Vikings Rough Up Bradford, Beat Rams
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sam Bradford took the field to a big ovation. Soon enough, reality sank in for the centerpiece of the St. Louis Rams' rebuilding effort.
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Rams: Deal for Westbrook Not Close
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams' chief contract negotiator says a deal is not imminent with free-agent running back Brian Westbrook.
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Browns Players Impressive in Win Over Packers
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Jake Delhomme's Cleveland Browns debut was a smashing success, just like what the Green Bay Packers have come to expect from Aaron Rodgers.
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Keselowski Wins Nationwide at Michigan
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski grabbed the lead on a restart with eight laps to go, then pulled away to win the NASCAR Nationwide race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
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Poor Putting Leaves Woods in a Hole at PGA
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- Tiger Woods stood, hand on hip, and glared. Yet another putt that refused to drop, yet another birdie opportunity wasted.
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Michigan Completes Hearing Before NCAA
SEATTLE (AP) -- Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez says he's glad facing the NCAA committee on infractions is over.
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Pujols Homer Helps Cards Beat Cubs
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols homered for the sixth time in 11 games on a three-hit night and Jake Westbrook got his first win in three tries since joining the St. Louis Cardinals at the trade deadline, 6-3 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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Pinella Returns to Cubs
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is back with the team after missing four games tending to his ailing mother in Tampa, Fla.
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Carpenter: No Excuse for Cueto's Kicking Fit
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter had little reaction about getting fined for his part in a brawl between the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds.
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Beckham, Teahen Lead White Sox Past Tigers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gordon Beckham hit a three-run homer and Mark Teahen, fresh off the disabled list, added a two-run shot, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the slumping Detroit Tigers 8-4 on Friday night.
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Kahne Wins Pole for Michigan Cup Race
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Kasey Kahne has turned a lap of 187.183 mph, qualifying on the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
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Daly Tells Officials He's Not Finishing Round
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- John Daly will not return to finish his second round at the PGA Championship because of a shoulder injury.
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Notre Dame Coach Won't Shut Out Scouts
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he won't ban NFL scouts from practices as a way of combating unscrupulous agents, adding that he would tackle the issue by educating his players.
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Pinch-Hit Single Sends SF Over Cubs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Andres Torres hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the San Francisco Giants into a weekend showdown against San Diego on a high note following an 8-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
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Twins Beat Wite Sox, Move Into First in AL Central
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jason Kubel hit a three-run home run and Francisco Liriano pitched in and out of trouble to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-1 and move into first place in the American League Central on Thursday night.
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Rams QB Eager for Preseason Opener
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Sam Bradford era begins this weekend when the No. 1 overall draft choice finally steps on the field for the St. Louis Rams in their first preseason game.
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U.S. Teams Play for World Flag Football Titles
OTTAWA (AP) -- Twenty teams from three continents, including American men's and women's squads, will play this weekend in the Flag Football World Championships.
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