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Lions' Tulloch out for season after celebrating sack

Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch will be placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL while celebrating a sack, coach Jim Caldwell announced Monday.

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Fisher: Winston in full uniform was 'miscommunication'

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher blamed a staff "miscommunication" for Jameis Winston dressing in his uniform during warm-ups Saturday night and said the star quarterback's one-game suspension "hit home."

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Braves fire GM Wren

Citing the need to return to the "Braves way," Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholz Monday dismissed Frank Wren as the club's general manager with a week left in their disappointing season.

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Dolphins don't declare Tannehill as starter

Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin declined to commit to quarterback Ryan Tannehill as his starter for Sunday's game in London.

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Steelers lose 3 defensive players

The Pittsburgh Steelers could be without three defensive players for a while after they were injured in Sunday night's game.

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Selig renews efforts to speed up game

Major League Baseball has renewed efforts to improve pace of play before retiring commissioner Bud Selig steps down.

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Football coach suspended for praying with team

A Valley football coach was ordered to stay away from the field on Friday night while his team played their homecoming game, and he won't be at next week's game either.

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Harbaugh defends Ravens' handling of Rice

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh continued to defend the team's handling of Ray Rice after his February arrest for domestic violence.

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Mississippi State, East Carolina in top 25

Mississippi State and East Carolina made it into the Associated Press top 25 poll, which was released Sunday.

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Timberwolves, Rubio not close to new deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves and point guard Ricky Rubio face an Oct. 31 deadline to agree on a contract extension, but the two sides are "a good distance apart," according to the St. Paul Star Tribune.

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Police probe racist abuse directed at soccer star Balotelli

Racist abuse on social media shows no sign of diminishing in European football after British police launched an investigation into abusive tweets sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.

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Ryder Cup: Fowler shows U.S. patriotism with haircut

Patriotism could reach fever pitch when the USA and Europe collide in golf's Ryder Cup ... and it looks like American star Rickie Fowler has let it go to his head.

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Lions' Tulloch out for season after celebrating sack

Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch will be placed on season-ending injured…

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Fisher: Winston in full uniform was 'miscommunication'

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher blamed a staff "miscommunication" for Jameis…

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Dolphins don't declare Tannehill as starter

Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin declined to commit to quarterback Ryan Tannehill as…

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Steelers lose 3 defensive players

The Pittsburgh Steelers could be without three defensive players for a while after…

2013 NFL playoffs, John Harbaugh yells at official

Harbaugh defends Ravens' handling of Rice

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh continued to defend the team's handling of Ray…

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Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas in crash

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died in a single-car crash in Nashville,…

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Mississippi State, East Carolina in top 25

Mississippi State and East Carolina made it into the Associated Press top 25 poll,…

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FSU benches Winston then barely wins game

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston missed all of Saturday night's marquee game…

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Missouri suspends Gant, Allen

Missouri suspended freshmen Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen following their arrests…

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Auburn escapes against frustrated Kansas State

No. 5 Auburn scored 10 unanswered points in the second half, then held off No. 20…

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Auburn suspends starting safety

Auburn suspended starting safety Jermaine Whitehead for Thursday night's game…

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Texas QB Ash ends career

Texas quarterback David Ash is ending his football career after a series of…

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