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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 3:56pm

Toyota looking for horsepower in NASCAR engines

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Denny Hamlin was clearly frustrated a week ago at Michigan, when some jockeying for position led to a confrontation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after the race....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 3:47pm

Johnny Manziel: 'I'm the backup quarterback'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Johnny Manziel hopes the hype around him calms down....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 2:54pm

Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online

LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) -- Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 2:45pm

MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

NEW YORK (AP) -- An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 2:15pm

Kent State starting center dies at 21

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 1:23pm

PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Eight extra point kicks from the longer distance - usually 33 yards - were missed during the NFL's experiment in the first two weeks of the preseason....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 12:20pm

Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

BOSTON (AP) -- Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 11:54am

Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

NEW YORK (AP) -- Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 9:49am

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week....

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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 - 9:00am

Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

NEW YORK (AP) -- There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head....

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