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Maryland places athletic staff on leave in the football player's death

The University of Maryland has placed several members of its free-time athletes on administrative leave as an external review of football player's death Jordan McNair continues, a school spokesman confirmed Friday. Maryland would not provide staff members on duty, call it a "staff question" and say in a statement, "We will be able to talk more when the review is …

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Bills Josh Allen no rookie in huddle, teammates say – Buffalo News

The rocket launching arm, fleet shooting and daring decision-making were clear from the stakes. But inside huddle Josh Allen's teammates saw more. "He did not really say anything," Bill's wide recipient Robert Foster said Friday, reminding Allen's reaction after failing to connect on a deep pass down the left side of the first game in the second half of the …

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Giants hit Pirates in a wild smoke over Longoria plunking

The giants played some of their worst balls of the year when manager Bruce Bochy decided to rely more on his veteran hitters. So on July 29th, he stacked four of them on top of his lineup, batting Andrew McCutchen first, Buster Posey second, Evan Longoria third and Brandon Crawford fourth. For the most part, he has stuck with the …

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Now there's something wrong with Yankees' Neil Walker

NY YORK – Yankees list of wounded wounded has grown again. Add Neil Walker, who treats neck problems and disease, according to manager Aaron Boone. Boone revealed the news after a 12-5 loss to Rangers at the Yankee Stadium on Friday. Walker had hit two home runs – one from each side of the plate – in a victory last …

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Judges become "better and better every day"

Yankee's manager Aaron Boone said that Aaron Judge's fractured right wrist is improved daily and the ranger could catch a bat soon. "Better and better every day, the movement is all there and even [Friday] he hardly knows that," said Boone before the Yankees could not extend their winning strike to five matches and lost 12-7 to Rangers at the …

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Connor Cook shines in Raiders' preseason opener win over Lions

BOX SCORE OAKLAND – Names you know well were not spoken much in Friday night's preseason opener versus Detroit. Derek Carr, Amari Cooper, Jordy Nelson, Marshawn Lynch and most offensive starters played a single series. Bruce Irvin, Rashaan Melvin and the defensive first unit hung around for two. This game was for the backups. It is always. Carr's backup is …

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