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49ers WR Taylor out after broken toe surgery

[ad_1] SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers held about 30 starters and key players out of Saturday night's preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys, but that didn't prevent them from revealing news of a key injury.Early in the second quarter of the game, Niners general manager John Lynch announced that wide receiver Trent Taylor, who was among San Francisco's pregame inactives, suffered a foot injury and had a
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Vet WR Matthews released after leaving Saints

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- Veteran receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints with a "left team" designation on Saturday.Coach Sean Payton said Matthews did not give a specific reason. But Payton confirmed that it was Matthews' decision to leave the team, adding, "It's not for everyone."Matthews, 29, joined the Saints in June after a minicamp tryout. But he was playing with the backup units throughout training camp.
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Reds’ Aquino hits 3 HRs, has 7 in 1st 10 games

[ad_1] CINCINNATI -- Reds rookie Aristides Aquino continued his remarkable run to open his career, homering in his first three at-bats Saturday to tie Trevor Story for most home runs, seven, in a player's first 10 games.Aquino took Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks deep in the second and third innings, then hit a 452-foot blast off reliever Dillon Maples in the fourth. He became the 12th player in major league
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DeChambeau wastes no time defending slow play

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Bryson DeChambeau is getting considerable grief for slow play, but he wasted no time after his round at Liberty National on Saturday -- not even waiting for a question -- to push back on the criticism that enveloped him after two high-profile incidents during Friday's second round of the Northern Trust.DeChambeau, known for his scientific approach to the game, was met with derision on social
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NXT TakeOver Toronto live results and analysis

[ad_1] 7:00 PM ETSean CoyleESPN As has been the case with the 25 previous TakeOver events, the NXT TakeOver: Toronto card is stacked. It's headlined by the third installment of what has become one of the greatest rivalries in NXT history in Adam Cole vs. Johnny Gargano. To say that Cole and Gargano delivered at the two previous TakeOver events would be an understatement. They put forth masterpieces sure to
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Cardinals cut Philon after arrest, assault charge

[ad_1] GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals released defensive tackle Darius Philon on Saturday following his arrest on Friday morning.Philon was arrested at 11:06 a.m. Friday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff Office.The arrest was the result of an allegation that he threatened to shoot a dancer outside a strip club in May, according to TMZ, which obtained a copy of
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DeChambeau defends social media criticism of slow play

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau wasted no time defending himself against accusations of slow play Saturday after harsh criticism on social media stemming from a video showing him taking more than two minutes to hit an 8-foot putt. Among those who criticized him on Twitter was Eddie Pepperell of England, who is not at The Northern Trust because he’s not a PGA Tour member. He referred to