1. Mora Confident Bruins Will Handle Hype

    The 2014 preseason top 10 is laden with the usual suspects: Florida State, Alabama, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Auburn, Michigan State, South Carolina and Baylor...

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  2. Grichuk Recalled, Cast as Power Option vs. Lefty

    PITTSBURGH • As outfielder Randal Grichuk mapped out the few remaining weeks of Class AAA Memphis' schedule, he tried to plan for the three directions September could take him...

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  3. Another Strike from Ike Powers Pirates

    PITTSBURGH • Pirates part-timer Ike Davis drilled a second homer in as many days to lift Pittsburgh closer to the playoff picture at the expense of the Cardinals this week...

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  4. Jovetic Says Early City Form Is Due to Strengthening His Hamstrings

    Stevan Jovetic believes his impressive start to the season is down to the hours he spent during pre-season in the gym.....

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  5. San Diego Chargers Cut-Down Analysis

    The San Diego Chargers cut 12 players, placed three on the injured reserve list and another on the reserve/physically unable to perform (PUP) list to get down to the NFL -mandated 75 players by Tuesday's 4 p...

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  6. Ryan Carrethers Prepares for Starting Role

    SAN DIEGO – As a fifth-round pick in this year's draft by the San Diego Chargers , Ryan Carrethers expected to compete for a starting job at defensive tackle...

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  7. How Clayton Kershaw Compares to the Greatest Pitchers in History

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  8. Justin Turner's Versatility Has Helped Boost Dodgers

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  9. 'Let's Go Joe!': Detroit Tigers' Closer Says He, Fans Mending Fences

    Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan heard boos and a Bronx cheer from the home crowd earlier this month in an 8-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park.....

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  10. Making Plans for Posey for Now, Later

    When Tim Lincecum returns to the Giants ' rotation, Buster Posey should catch all his starts. No reason not to. Lincecum-beats-up-catchers doesn't cut it. Let Lincecum regain his groove with the guy who's best behind the plate...

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  11. Cubs: Russell, Edwards Going to Arizona Fall League

    While Jorge Soler's promotion from Triple-A Iowa became big news in Chicago, the Cubs are already looking ahead to the next wave of prospects.....

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  12. White Sox Abreu's Advice to Cubs Soler: Be Mentally Tough

    Either Tuesday or Wednesday, Jorge Soler, the latest top prospect called up by the Cubs , will make his way to the bright lights of the major leagues to give the North Siders a taste of what the future holds at Wrigley Field...

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  13. Jack Nicklaus Takes Ice Bucket Challenge to Whole New Level

    Anybody who knows anything about Jack Nicklaus knows he didn't get to where he is by doing anything less than all-out. So it's no surprise that the Golden Bear didn't just accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – he went major...

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  14. 12-Year-Old Scores Hole-in-One, Wins New Car

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  15. Rory McIlroy Breaks Bread with Bubba… Clinton That Is

    Rory McIlroy has been making the rounds since winning his fourth major at Valhalla, touring New York City and hanging out with Tiger Woods and Jimmy Fallon. Nearly a month later, McIlroy is still living the high-life...

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  16. 15-Year-Old American Beats No. 12 Seed at U.S. Open

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  17. USC Position-by-Position Preview: Defense

    Set to play in a new scheme put in place by first-year USC defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox, here's a position-by-position glance at how the Trojans look on defense as they inch closer and closer toward the team's season opener...

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  18. Adoree' Jackson in Forefront of USC's Defensive Plans

    In the aftermath of everything normal and extraordinary surrounding Josh Shaw, talented freshman Adoree' Jackson has now been slotted as one of the main players capable of fulfilling Shaw's now-vacant role in the Trojans' secondary...

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  19. Foltz Fulfilling Dream, Aiming for Consistency

    Sam Foltz needn't think long about the first phone call he would make to deliver the good news of his Nebraska football scholarship.....

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  20. Husker D Confident in Progression; Now It's Prove-It Time

    Let us not paint the wrong picture here: It is not as though there was panic one year ago in the days before a young Husker defense gave up 34 points, 602 yards and what still registers ...

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  21. Mark Pelini Leads Line by Learning Husker Offense Inside and out

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  22. LSU's Quarterback Battle Has Just Begun

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Once Les Miles publicly reveals LSU's starting quarterback -- probably sometime right before kickoff on Saturday -- that will settle ... exactly nothing.....

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  23. LSU-Wisconsin Primer

    For more than a decade, no FBS programs have experienced more success in out-of-conference games during the regular season than LSU and Wisconsin -- programs that open the season against one another on Saturday in Houston...

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  24. LSU Coach Les Miles Has a 'Plan' for Playing Both Tiger Quarterbacks Saturday

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  25. An NFL Scout's-Eye View of the LSU and Wisconsin Pro Prospects

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