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NFL preseason Week 3 takeaways

[ad_1] The third NFL preseason game is often looked upon as a dress rehearsal for the regular season. If so, the Tennessee Titans have to cram to get their lines memorized, as Marcus Mariota completed zero passes and was sacked for a safety while the defense gave up two first-quarter touchdowns in a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.In previous action, the Houston Texans lost starting running back Lamar Miller to
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Taggart names Blackman Seminoles’ starting QB

[ad_1] TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- James Blackman was the front-runner all along and now the quarterback has won Florida State's starting job.Coach Willie Taggart made the announcement on Sunday night in a statement posted on the school's website. Blackman beat out Wisconsin graduate transfer Alex Hornibrook and Louisville transfer Jordan Travis. The redshirt sophomore will start for the Seminoles when they open the season against Boise State on Saturday in Jacksonville.It's
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Cowboys LB March-Lillard will revert to March

[ad_1] Dallas Cowboys linebacker Justin March-Lillard is changing the name on the back of his uniform to read simply "March."The sixth-year pro wrote about the change on Twitter on Sunday, saying that March is his legal name and that of his wife and children.I wore "March-Lillard" on my jersey. to honor my father who Fought through 3 different cancers and multiple heart surgeries in his life. Beating the first 2
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Sources — Nets, LeVert reach 3-year, $52.5M deal

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert has agreed to a three-year, $52.5 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN.LeVert, who turned 25 on Sunday, was eligible for his rookie extension as a member of the NBA's draft class of 2016. His new deal will begin with the 2020-21 season.The deal gives LeVert security and a chance to return to free agency -- or negotiate a new extension -- before his
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Judge delivers on HR promise to coach’s dad

[ad_1] Aaron Judge is a man of his word.The New York Yankees outfielder, while catching up with Yankees bullpen coach Jason Brown's father on the field prior to Sunday's series finale at Dodger Stadium, told him, "I'll hit one for you tonight," as he walked away.A man of the people @TheJudge44 pic.twitter.com/8uDeuD3lBs— R2C2 is UNINTERRUPTED (@R2C2) August 25, 2019 Judge delivered on that promise in his second at-bat, crushing a
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Yankees’ Judge delivers on HR promise to fan

[ad_1] Aaron Judge is a man of his word.The New York Yankees outfielder, while meeting an older fan on the field prior to Sunday's series finale at Dodger Stadium, told the man, "I'll hit one for you tonight," as he walked away.A man of the people @TheJudge44 pic.twitter.com/8uDeuD3lBs— R2C2 is UNINTERRUPTED (@R2C2) August 25, 2019 Judge delivered on that promise in his second at-bat, crushing a 1-1 curveball from Los
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Shutout shoutout — Louisiana wins LLWS crown

[ad_1] SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Louisiana claimed its first Little League World Series title on Sunday, as Marshall Louque hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs and pitcher Egan Prather threw a two-hit shutout to lead a team from River Ridge past Curacao 8-0.Prather shut down a powerful Curacao lineup, throwing 88 pitches over six innings. His performance in the championship capped off a solid tournament on
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Dolphins cut McDonald in wake of position switch

[ad_1] DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins released veteran safety T.J. McDonald on Sunday night.The move comes as a bit of a surprise as McDonald had been one of the Dolphins' defensive leaders, and he seemed to embrace a role switch to become a hybrid safety-linebacker in Miami's new scheme.McDonald, a starting Dolphins safety over the past two seasons, was due a $5 million salary in 2019. He was already
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For McIlroy, this FedEx Cup win was about righting some wrongs

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- As much as he later said he enjoyed being part of and witness to history a year ago at East Lake Golf Club, Rory McIlroy didn't much relish that final-hole walk. Fans rushing past him. That chanting and singing and hollering for someone else. The fleeting fear of being trampled.It was a hollow feeling, one made worse by knowing McIlroy had far from his best stuff in
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Steelers vs. Titans – Game Summary – August 25, 2019

[ad_1] Nissan Stadium Line: TEN -1.0 Over/Under: 40 Down:1st & 10Ball on:TEN 44Drive:3 plays, 14 yds3 plays, 14 yards, 0:52 PITTEN502020PITTEN304050403010202010(8:20) (Shotgun) J.Conner up the middle to TEN 44 for 5 yards (R.Evans; T.Smith). NBC1234TSteelers22Titans00first QuarterPITTENSF9:18Marcus Mariota Sacked by Stephon Tuitt For 4 Yrd Loss for Safety2 plays, -4 yards, 0:1220 Data is currently unavailable. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising