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Stewing Roenicke: Ump 'terrible behind plate'

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 03:24
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he might as well have thrown the towel in as early as the second inning of a 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday thanks to plate umpire Mark Ripperger, who "we've had before, and he is terrible behind home plate."
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Yankees rock Price with 9-hit parade in third

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 00:08
The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in the third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.
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Kershaw cruises for MLB-best 16th victory

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 00:00
Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
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Soler repeats Baez feat with homer in debut

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:28
A second top prospect in the span of a month has homered for the Chicago Cubs in his major league debut after Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler went deep in his first at-bat on Wednesday at Cincinnati.
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North Carolina suspends 4 players for opener

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:34
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora suspended four players from the season opener for rules violations Wednesday, one day after the school announced it was investigating an incident among players during fall camp.
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USC's Shaw suspended after admitting to lie

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:25
USC senior cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying about how he suffered his ankle injuries last weekend and has been suspended indefinitely, the school said in a statement Wednesday.
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Virginia Tech extends Beamer's deal to 2019

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 17:04
Virginia Tech has extended head coach Frank Beamer's contract two years, through Jan. 1, 2019, the school announced Wednesday.
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Carroll on discipline: 'Want to do things right'

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:26
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed disappointment and surprise Wednesday about the penalty the NFL issued the team Tuesday for violating the offseason no-contact rule in a minicamp practice when a fight occurred between Richard Sherman and Phil Bates.
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Eye opener: Fan gets Seahawks prosthetic

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:17
Bill Vandenbush has something no other Seattle fan can lay claim to: A Seahawks eyeball.
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Stephens, Radwanska knocked out at Open

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:27
Fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska and No. 21 Sloane Stephens were upset in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
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Sarkisian: Shaw probe sent 'up the ladder'

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:42
USC football coach Steve Sarkisian said the school's investigation into the authenticity of Josh Shaw's 's story about saving his nephew from potentially drowning is in a "holding pattern" and is now being handled by campus authorities.
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NFL upholds Gordon's one-year suspension

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:40
Josh Gordon will miss the entire 2014 season following the NFL's announcement Wednesday that it has upheld the Cleveland Browns receiver's yearlong suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
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NFL's Vincent defends Meriweather's penalty

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:01
Troy Vincent, the NFL's new executive vice president of football operations and a former defensive back, defended the two-game suspension he gave Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for a preseason hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith.
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Newton says he'll start Week 1 for Panthers

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:39
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who suffered a hairline fracture in his rib, said Wednesday that he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against Tampa Bay.
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Rivers, Clippers agree to contract extension

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:29
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract extension through the end of the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday.
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Survey: NFL players side with Obama on pot

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:14
When President Barack Obama said earlier this year that he does not think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, his words resonated with NFL players.
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Love to Wolves owner: Focus on your team

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 08:30
New Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has a message for Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor: Quit worrying about me and instead focus on your own team.
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Cops: Jermain Taylor shot cousin, in custody

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:11
Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested following a shooting at his suburban Little Rock home.
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Royals stun Twins on Gordon's walk-off HR

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 23:46
Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.
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QB Trickett: Saban's daughter was 1st kiss

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 22:29
West Virginia starting quarterback Clint Trickett has known Alabama head coach Nick Saban for a long time.
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