Zimmer hire energized 'unhappy' Peterson

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:29
If there was ever a point in Adrian Peterson's career with the Minnesota Vikings when he could have thought seriously about leaving, the end of last season could have been it.
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FSU starts No. 1 in preseason coaches' poll

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:23
The Florida State Seminoles aren't going anywhere, as the defending national champions are the No. 1 team in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, which was released Thursday.
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Bad hair day: Skins rookie regrets new 'do

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:30
Zach Hocker gave them the option. Now he wishes he had just given them a bad skit.
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Source: Giants unsure if Wilson can return

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:26
David Wilson's latest neck injury has raised significant concerns for the New York Giants as a source close to the situation told on Thursday that the team would be very surprised if Wilson played for the them again.
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Source: Cardinals get Lackey from Red Sox

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:02
The Boston Red Sox have traded veteran pitcher John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for outfielder Allen Craig and right-hander Joe Kelly, a league source confirmed to's Gordon Edes.
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NBA putting its social-media handle on ball

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:55
The NBA announced Thursday that it would be putting its social media identifier, @NBA, right under the words "official game ball," becoming the first league to usher social media literally into the player's hands.
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Rice: 'I made the biggest mistake of my life'

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:50
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife and all women affected by domestic violence on Thursday, when he took questions for the first time since his alleged altercation with his then-fiancee in February.
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Athletics send LHP Milone to Twins for Fuld

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:55
The pitching-rich Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld, a source told's Jerry Crasnick.
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FSU's Wilson pleads no contest in scooter theft

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:51
Florida State Seminoles receiver Jesus Wilson has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanors for his role in a scooter theft on campus, his attorney confirmed Thursday.
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Fired OSU band director was trying to fix culture

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:46
The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change its sexualized culture when he was dismissed.
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NFL placing trackers in pads to enhance stats

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:45
Hoping to keep up with the fans' insatiable appetite for player statistics, the NFL will install real-time location systems in 17 of its stadiums this year.
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Colletti: Dodgers not going to trade Kemp

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:00
Matt Kemp will be wearing a Los Angeles Dodgers uniform after Thursday afternoon's trade deadline, general manager Ned Colletti said.
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Source: Lester to A's, Cespedes to Red Sox

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:57
The Athletics have acquired ace pitcher Jon Lester from the Red Sox in a deal that will send slugger Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, a source told's Gordon Edes.
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Source: Colts' Thomas needs quad surgery

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:23
The Colts' Donald Thomas, who was expected to start at guard this season, re-tore the same quad that cost him all but two games during the 2013 season, according to a source.
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Kemp laces winner in 10th to turn away Braves

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:57
Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 13 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.
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Serena rolls at Stanford in first match back

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:52
Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.
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Romo unsure he'll play in preseason opener

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:59
With the long-term view on the regular season Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said he will play some in the preseason, but perhaps not the Aug. 7 opener against the San Diego Chargers.
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Sources: Love trade talks narrowed to Cavs

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:24
The Minnesota Timberwolves presently are engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to sources briefed on the situation.
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Rose 'on a mission' in return, Calipari says

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:49
Derrick Rose's basketball resurgence continued Wednesday as the former MVP opened more eyes during Day 3 of Team USA's training camp.
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Stern praises Silver for handling of Sterling

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:45
Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league.
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