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3 Eagles stay off field for anthem before Super Bowl rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs Malcolm Jenkins and De'Vante Bausby remained in the tunnel during the national anthem before the Super Bowl rematch against the New England Patriots, a week after raising their fists in protest in the exhibition opener. Defensive lineman...
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Marlins' Urena suspended 6 games for hitting Acuna

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena has been suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves with a pitch. Major League Baseball announced the penalties Thursday, a day after Urena hit Acuna on the left arm with his...
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Giants' Beckham: 'Back in love with what I've always loved'

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. looks as if he has fully recovered from ankle surgery. The New York Giants star receiver sounds like it, too. "Just to be back in the swing of things, I just feel like I'm back in love with what I've always loved," he said Thursday. Giants coach Pat...
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Report: Yankees At Top Of Machado's Free Agency Wish List

By WFAN.com People close to Manny Machado are reportedly saying the Yankees will be the Dodgers star's first choice when he hits free agency this fall. According to Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports , one friend of Machado's says the four-time All-Star would even give up playing shortstop in order to...
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Is it time to get rid of baseball's "unwritten rules?"

*Update on Ronald Acuña Jr. (1105 a.m.): The CT scan performed last night on Ronald Acuña Jr’s left elbow was normal. Acuña is day-to-day. — Atlañññññta Braves (@Braves) August 16, 2018 Benches cleared after Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. was hit on the very first pitch on Wednesday...
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Trump Says Protesting NFL Players Should 'Be Cool!'

By The Associated Press and WFAN.com President Donald Trump is once again lashing out at football players who refuse to stand for the national anthem. Trump claimed on Twitter Friday that "most of them are unable to define" what they're demonstrating against. Instead, Trump tweets players should "...
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'Deflategate' sequel? Nope, NFL says just a defective ball

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — No investigation or federal case needed this time. The NFL says a bad football used in a preseason game Thursday night was simply defective. The league said in a statement Friday that a ball was removed from play during the third quarter of the Steelers-Eagles game in...
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Reimer: Brady's incentive-laden deal casts more doubt than ever about his football future

The Patriots pulled off an impressive feat Thursday. They managed to give Tom Brady the opportunity to earn more money and provide additional doubt about his long-term future at the same time. The two ideas are contradictory, but Bill Belichick is known for turning convention on its head. New...
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Hannable: Tom Brady got his contract tweaked, so is Rob Gronkowski next?

FOXBORO - At roughly 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski walked virtually hand-in-hand towards the Patriots locker room. The two had just come from working out outside with other members of the team who wouldn’t play in the first preseason game, but Brady and Gronkowski walked back...
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Braves announcer questions if Juan Soto's really 19

Juan Soto went 2-for-2 with three walks and an RBI in the first game of a Tuesday doubleheader against the Braves. It's been that kind of day in that kind of season ( one that nearly didn't happen at all ) for Soto, Washington's 19-year-old Rookie of the Year candidate whom some believe may already...
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