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NFL preseason Week 2 takeaways

[ad_1] Welcome to the NFL, rookie.Kyler Murray learned how the other half lives Thursday against the Raiders, who blitzed the No. 1 overall pick and made him look uncomfortable. But it wasn't all bad for the youngsters as Week 2 of the preseason started, as Dwayne Haskins showed off his arm with a big touchdown pass against the Bengals.We have all that and more in the biggest takeaways and fantasy
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Cubs vs. Phillies – Game Recap – August 15, 2019

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- Bryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Thursday night for a three-game sweep.Harper delivered his biggest hit yet in his first season with the Phillies, celebrating while running around the bases and then getting mobbed by teammates at the plate."That was sick. Wow, I don't even
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Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research

[ad_1] Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard University to research the benefits of medical marijuana in the areas of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as CTE, as well as the management of pain.The duo -- who co-own the cannabis company Primitive -- announced the partnership, which includes a six-figure donation with the option for future money
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Kessler in protocol, latest QB injury for Eagles

[ad_1] Another game, another quarterback injury for Philadelphia Eagles.One week after Nate Sudfeld suffered a broken left wrist, Cody Kessler was lost to a concussion early in the first quarter Thursday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars.Jacksonville defensive end Datone Jones came free off the edge on Kessler's blindside and put a big hit on the unsuspecting quarterback. Kessler attempted to continue to play, but the officials stopped the game to
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Man United’s summer wasn’t good enough for a club of their size and ambition

[ad_1] Faith begins when reason ends. You get to the outer limits of your rational tether and then you take that big leap. It's not necessarily a bad thing: Belief is central to sports. History is filled with stories of those who believed in themselves, thereby achieving great things. There's also a rich trove of "outside the box" thinkers who are rewarded when they defy conventional wisdom and mainstream opinion
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Nets CEO out amid change in ownership

[ad_1] 9:23 PM ETTim BontempsESPN Brett Yormark, who has served as CEO of the Brooklyn Nets for more than a decade, will step down from his post, league sources confirmed to ESPN.Yormark has been in the role since 2005, when he came to the Nets from NASCAR, and helped usher the franchise to Brooklyn from its prior homes in East Rutherford and Newark in New Jersey. Having initially come aboard
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‘I still think that I have an edge’

[ad_1] COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Buzz Williams was not Dale Layer's kind of guy.It was the spring of 2000, and Layer, the newly appointed head coach at Colorado State, was trying to piece together a staff. Williams, then an assistant coach at Northwestern State, was a passenger in Layer's car en route from the airport. The first part of their interview was off to a rocky start."Buzz was talking too
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Colts have ‘guarded optimism’ on Luck

[ad_1] Despite Andrew Luck's prolonged absence and confusion about a lower left leg injury, the Indianapolis Colts have a "guarded optimism" for the quarterback's availability to open the regular season, according to sources familiar with the team's sentiments.Colts coach Frank Reich said this week he would like to know who will line up quarterback for the team's opener following the team's week 3 preseason game Aug. 24 against the Bears.
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Attorneys frustrated police in Ronaldo rape case

[ad_1] District attorneys in Las Vegas declined to prosecute a sexual assault claim against Cristiano Ronaldo. Nicola Campo/LightRocket via Getty ImagesPolice matched a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo to evidence from an alleged 2009 rape at a Las Vegas hotel, but detectives struggled with uncooperative attorneys for his accuser before prosecutors declined to pursue a criminal charge, according to correspondence obtained by Outside the Lines.In emails between Clark County (Nevada) prosecutors