Ex-ref asked off Redskins games due to name

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:03
Former NFL referee Mike Carey told The Washington Post that he requested not to work home or away games for the Washington Redskins since 2006 due to the team's controversial nickname.
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Cowboys rise 36 percent to $3.2B, top Forbes list

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:35
The Dallas Cowboys haven't made the playoffs since 2009, yet somehow Jerry Jones' team has once again risen in value -- by 36 percent over last year -- to lead the Forbes' NFL Team Values list at $3.2 billion, which was released Wednesday.
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Schilling: Tobacco led to my mouth cancer

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:56
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling revealed Wednesday for the first time the type of cancer he was battling -- squamous cell carcinoma [mouth cancer] -- and detailed the painful treatment and recovery process that caused him to lose 75 pounds.
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Browns decide to start Hoyer over Manziel

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:52
The Cleveland Browns have committed to start Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel at quarterback to begin the 2014 season, the team announced Wednesday morning.
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Tigers plate 3 in wild 11th, prevail vs. Rays

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:33
Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night.
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Strasburg helps Nats run win streak to eight

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 23:12
After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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Pettine: Gordon's effort in loss disappointing

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:33
The Cleveland Browns did not like what they saw in wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday night in the 24-23 loss to Washington.
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Former Titan Shaw announces ALS diagnosis

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:30
Former Tennessee Titans linebacker and special teamer Tim Shaw revealed Tuesday in a video on the team's website that he has ALS.
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Selig reiterates Athletics need new ballpark

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:14
Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."
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Source: Keisel agrees to return to Steelers

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 19:56
Defensive end Brett Keisel has reached an agreement to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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Browns coach not ready to pick starting QB

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:59
Browns coach Mike Pettine on Tuesday afternoon did not commit to either Brian Hoyer or rookie Johnny Manziel as the team's starting quarterback, but that could change after he meets this evening with his coaching staff.
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Bellator releases 155-pound champ Alvarez

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:01
Bellator MMA president Scott Coker has confirmed to the promotion granted Eddie Alvarez, 30, his unconditional release early Tuesday morning.
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Islanders reach deal to transfer ownership

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:10
Charles Wang has an agreement in place to eventually transfer ownership of the New York Islanders to a group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner John Ledecky, it was announced Tuesday.
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Tiger to take 'month or two' away from golf

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:54
Tiger Woods has reaffirmed his position that he will be taking a prolonged break from the golf course and even the driving range. "It's probably going to be a month or two," Woods said.
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Survey: Most players say Manziel will succeed

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:49
Nearly seven of 10 NFL players surveyed by and ESPN The Magazine think Johnny Manziel will succeed in the NFL.
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Under Armour unveils new Notre Dame unis

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:07
The largest college shoe and apparel deal kicked off in earnest on Tuesday, as Under Armour revealed its new Notre Dame football uniforms.
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Source: Ohio State QB Miller out for season

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:06
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is out for the season after sustaining a right shoulder injury during Monday's practice, a source told ESPN.
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Sources: Moore, Bertuzzi settle out of court

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:09
Former NHL player Steve Moore's long-running lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks apparently has ended with the sides agreeing to an out-of-court settlement, according to multiple media reports.
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Vikings settle, to donate to gay rights groups

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:04
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday he reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release, saying the club had agreed to donate to several groups that support gay rights.
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Edwards to drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in '15

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:58
Joe Gibbs Racing has signed Carl Edwards for the 2015 Sprint Cup season as the operation will expand to a fourth team, it was announced Tuesday.
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