Pirates edge Braves to clinch playoff spot

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 23:50
Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
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Benches empty after Bumgarner hits Puig

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 22:47
Benches emptied in the first inning of the Dodgers-Giants game Tuesday night after Madison Bumgarner hit Yasiel Puig with a pitch in the ankle.
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Man wins $57K off of $5 bet, thanks to Bears

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:06
Two parlay wagers potentially worth $57,000 each were in play during the Monday Night game between the Chicago Bears and New York Jets.
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Giants' Pagan (back) sidelined for playoffs

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 20:30
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday that leadoff hitter Angel Pagan has a bulging disk in his back and will undergo surgery on Thursday.
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Sources: Claiborne hears lineup news, bolts

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 20:03
Cornerback Morris Claiborne skipped the Cowboys' walk-through practice and angrily left the club's Valley Ranch training facility Tuesday after being informed that Orlando Scandrick was replacing him in the starting lineup, multiple sources said.
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Magic has respect for Ferry following meeting

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 18:50
In a series of tweets, NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson said he met with embattled Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry and said he respected and appreciated Ferry's apology.
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Peters expects fine; NFL says Baker hit legal

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 18:13
Eagles OL Jason Peters expects to be fined for his hit on Redskins DE Chris Baker but says he would "do the same thing" again.
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Rodgers to nervous Packers fans: Just relax

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 15:23
Aaron Rodgers had a simple, yet direct message for Green Bay Packers fans who are panicking over the team's 1-2 record and the quarterback's own slow start.
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Throwing error: Barkley record grows slightly

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 15:11
As Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion inches closer to becoming the Pac-12's all-team leading passer, it looks like he needs 53 more yards than originally thought thanks to a recently discovered error in Matt Barkley's record.
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Coach: Clemson C threatened after bad snap

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 15:07
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says center Ryan Norton received threatening messages on social media after his bad snap in a loss to No. 1 Florida State last weekend.
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Mayweather: Show's fights, pot use staged

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:11
Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Tuesday that Showtime's "All Access" reality series, which follows him and his opponent during the training camp and build-up to their fight, is staged as a way to sell more pay-per-views.
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Dantonio: Only conference champs in Playoff

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:10
Michigan State's path to a spot in the initial College Football Playoff will need to go through the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis, and that's the way coach Mark Dantonio thinks it should be.
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Williams tells Eagles he's sorry for remarks

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:04
Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams apologized to his coach and teammates for comments he made about the team's practice regimen after Sunday's victory over Washington.
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Jones, Cormier fined for brawl in hotel lobby

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 13:58
The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to fine UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for their participation in a brawl on Aug. 4 inside the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
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Tomlin, Harrison discussed domestic violence

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:36
With domestic abuse a hot-button issue in the NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin talked to James Harrison about his 2008 arrest for hitting his girlfriend before Pittsburgh brought back the veteran outside linebacker.
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Free boots for A&M cadet who shielded collie

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:07
A member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets who threw a block to protect the school's canine mascot from an out-of-bounds SMU player will get his $1,300 senior boots for free.
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Past fuels Seahawks' Lynch to help others

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:54
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, in a rare media interview, said Monday that most people told him growing up that he'd amount to nothing.
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Longhorns' Strong dismisses ninth player

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:15
Junior offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle was dismissed by Texas for violating team rules Tuesday, becoming the ninth player kicked off the team by coach Charlie Strong this season.AUSTIN, Texas -- Junior offensive tackle

Nadal's coach: Why woman as Cup captain?

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:50
Rafael Nadal's coach has criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team.
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Harrison signs deal, returns to LB-thin Steelers

ESPN Sports Feed - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:10
James Harrison officially rejoined the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday morning, signing a contract in the same building where he announced his retirement less than three weeks ago.
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