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Philadelphia Eagles' Christian Hackenberg (8) fumbles the ball while being tackled by New York Jets' J.J. Wilcox (37) and Xavier Cooper (75) during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 30, 2018 - 11:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sam Darnold watched the preseason finale from the sideline like most starters, but Jets coach Todd Bowles isn't ready to name the rookie his No. 1 quarterback. "I haven't made a decision or talked to anybody about it," Bowles said after New York's 10-9 loss to the Philadelphia...
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August 30, 2018 - 3:52 am
No games in the opening week of the 2018 college football season have quite the pizazz of last year's meeting between No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Florida State. But there still are enough interesting matchups to whet the appetite of fans starving for more football ever since the end of Alabama's...
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Miami Marlins left fielder Austin Dean walks back to his position during an 11-run seventh inning by the Boston Red Sox during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2018 - 11:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Once the Boston Red Sox were done hitting line drives all around Fenway Park, they started thinking more about one that knocked David Price out of the game. Mookie Betts homered early and had a two-run double in Boston's 11-run seventh inning as the Red Sox rallied for a 14-6 victory...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Kevin Hart is interviewed after the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game in Minneapolis. The Professional Fighters League is the latest mixed martial arts promotion that will try and compete with UFC. Comedian Kevin Hart is among the investors in the league. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File)
August 29, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Kevin Hart had a bit in his standup routine where his attempt to trash-talk his way out of a fight ended up with the comic offering a hug instead. "This is dumb. I don't want to fight you," Hart says to laughter . "This is stupid. You've got to have a purpose, man. I'm not that guy." Hart will...
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Then-Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks answers questions during a press conference at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks used insider trading tips from an acquaintance to make about $1.2 million in illegal profits on four major trading deals. Kendricks says in a statement released by his lawyer Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, that he’s sorry and “deeply” regrets his actions. (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
August 29, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks has been charged with using insider trading tips from an acquaintance to make about $1.2 million in illegal profits on four major trading deals, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. Co-defendant Damilare Sonoiki was paid $10,000...
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August 29, 2018 - 12:56 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says that the Seattle Seahawks have acquired quarterback Brett Hundley from the Green Bay Packers. The person spoke Wednesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn't been announced by the teams. ESPN.com first...
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Chicago Cubs' ground crew lay down the tarp due to a storm during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
August 29, 2018 - 10:36 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: HILL COUNTRY The Athletics wrap up their series at Minute Maid Park, trailing the AL West-leading Astros by 1 1/2 games going into the finale. Trevor Cahill (5-3, 3.44 ERA) starts for Oakland, looking to rebound after allowing five runs in...
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New York Mets' Jose Bautista hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 28, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired veteran slugger Jose Bautista from the New York Mets on Tuesday for a player to be named or cash. Bautista has batted .196 with 11 homers and 42 RBIs for the Braves and Mets this season. The Phillies entered Tuesday night's game against...
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St. Louis Cardinals President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak, left, answers questions after the team announced Mike Shildt, right, as manager, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The St. Louis Cardinals have removed the interim tag from Mike Shildt's title, promoting him to manager after he led the team into postseason contention since taking over for the fired Mike Matheny. Shildt has guided the Cardinals to a 26-12 record since July 15 and they now hold the top spot in the National League wild card standings. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 7:31 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thrilled with the results, the St. Louis Cardinals thanked Mike Shildt. The Cardinals took off the interim tag from Shildt's title and promoted him to full-time manager through 2020, a reward for steering the team back into postseason contention after replacing the fired Mike...
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New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. speaks to the media in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Beckham Jr. is now the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver. The Giants on Monday announced they have signed Beckham to a five-year contract extension that will keep the three-time Pro Bowler with the franchise for another six seasons. (AP Photo/Tom Canavan)
August 28, 2018 - 5:09 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. isn't satisfied being the NFL's highest-paid receiver. The three-time Pro Bowler for the New York Giants wants much more than the $95 million deal the team agreed to pay him Monday. The 25-year-old wants to be one of the best to play in the NFL. "Like...
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