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In his first start, all A&M's Kenny Hill did was snap No. 9 South Carolina's home-winning streak and throw for a team-record 511 yards. More | Hill already given odds to win Heisman | Ole Miss tops Boise State | Scores
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The NFL announced stricter penalties for players who are convicted of domestic violence.
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Does Alex Gordon deserve MVP consideration? Based on what K.C. is doing, Joe Posnanski thinks so.
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Josh Brent wants to resume his career but is waiting on the NFL to decide if it wants to ban him.
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Corey Kluber is upset that he didn't get to throw warm-up pitches as umpires reviewed a call.
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Sam Reinhart, 18 and drafted No. 2 overall, has a chance to crack the Sabres' lineup this year.
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With the way the FedEx schedule is set up, not everyone has motivation the chase the $10 million prize.
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Anthony Johnson withdrew from Charleston's coaching search due to a 2011 incident with his wife.
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The Youth Olympics Closing Ceremonies had pageantry, spectacle and a cameo by Lionel Messi.
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With the season starting in earnest Thursday, here are all the previews from the Top 25 teams.
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Tony Stewart says he'll return to the track Sunday for the first time since the tragic Kevin Ward Jr. incident.
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FANTASY COLUMNS
MLB: Baseball Daily Dose(Aug 29) In Friday's Daily Dose, D.J. Short discusses progress for Mike Minor and Carlos Carrasco's continued success in the Indians' rotation.
NFL: Draft Analysis
(Aug 29) With ADPs largely settled, Patrick Daugherty checks out 10 final-week bargains.
MLB: Multimedia
(Aug 29) D.J. Short takes a look at this week's top waiver wire pickups in AL, NL and mixed leagues.
NFL: One-Week Fantasy
(Aug 29) Spencer Limbach breaks down the different contest types and strategies involved in one-week fantasy leagues on FanDuel.
NAS: Statistically Speaking
(Aug 29) Fantasy NASCAR is often about a driver’s current momentum. Here is a look at significant stats and predictions for this week’s Oral-B USA 500.

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