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Yankees manager Aaron Boone would favor MLB mercy rule

Aaron Boone might think his New York Yankees are savages in the batter's box, but it seems his viewpoint on lopsided games in Major League Baseball is anything but savage. Speaking to the media before Friday's game against the Cleveland Indians, the Yankees manager said he would not be opposed to MLB instituting a mercy rule that would prevent blowout …

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Pre-Season Week 2: Redskins Vs. Bengals – Sticks and duds

The Redskins took on the Bengals at home Thursday night and while the game was filled with plenty of penalties early, there were some bright spots of the first team's offense and defense. Below are my studs and duds of the game. Sticks: Adrian Peterson – AP got only 4 berries, but his first berry in the evening, a 26 …

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Derwin James Does Everything for the Chargers. What Will They Do Without Him?

Derwin James, the Chargers' first-team All-Pro safety, was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right foot and is out indefinitely, the team announced Friday. James has seen renowned foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson, and ESPN's Eric Williams reported that James was in a walking boot on Friday. James is one of the most versatile …

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Friday Night Steelers Six Pack of Questions: Preseason Week 2

Several people have asked if we could get the open thread back Friday night. I had moved the event to Saturday morning, but after minimal success, I decided to bring it back to Friday night – with a slight twist. I liked the Saturday Six-Pack theme, so I decided to just take the six questions and move them to Friday …

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Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals must solve snap problems

CLOSE Kent Somers and Greg Moore split the Cardinals' 33-26 loss to the Raiders. Brian Snyder and Katherine Fitzgerald, Arizona Republic Cardinal coach Kliff Kingsbury knew that parts of the offense he ran at Texas Tech would not translate to the NFL, but he probably never imagined having trouble getting the ball snapped legally. [19659004] The flap will obviously become …

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Braves to sign Hechavarria; Alternative Camargo, Duvall

The Braves are scheduled to make some notable roster adjustments, according to MLB.com's Mark Bowman ( via Twitter ). The club will press the card stop Adeiny Hechavarria recently released by the Mets, proposed earlier today. Joining the active watch list will be right Bryse Wilson . To create roster space, the organization has been chosen challenger Johan Camargo and …

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