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Sports Colts owner: Andrew Luck unlikely to start Week 1
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Given Luck's absence from the practice field this year, the expectation is still that Scott Tolzien will start at quarterback a week from Sunday in Los Angeles. INDIANAPOLIS , IN - JULY 30: Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) watches practice during the Indianapolis Colts training camp on July 30, 2017 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis , IN.

Sports 5th ODI: India restrict Sri Lanka to 238 runs
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Apart from a couple of failed experiments, it was a thoroughly dominating, all-round show from India in this series. Rahane will be the replacement for Shikhar Dhawan . Sri Lanka squandered the opportunity to salvage some pride, folding up for a below-par 238 in 49.4 overs after paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar grabbed a career-best 5-42.

Sports J&K: Gunbattle underway in Baramulla, 2 terrorists suspected to be holed up
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The martyred youth have been identified as Nayeem Ahmad and Ashiq Hussain. In a similar incident, a terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Kulgam district's Behibagh area. He said Parveez was involved in a series of civilian and Policemen killings and various attacks on Police and other security forces. Ishfaq was involved in the killings of Lt Umar Fayaz, a Kashmiri Army officer.

Sports Florida State QB Deondre Francois out for the season
Author: 0 Florida State QB Deondre Francois out for the season

His 82 receiving yards give him 1,896 career receiving yards, good enough for fifth best all-time at Alabama. The play set up a 25-yard field goal from Pappanastos to put Alabama up 13-7 with 1:54 left in the third quarter. Francois earned ACC Rookie of the Year and ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2016, leading all freshman QBs with 3,350 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Sports Bucs trade JJ Wilcox to Steelers, fill practice squad
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The trade was the Steelers' third in the past two days and fifth major move in the past week. Saturday, the Steelers sent wide receiver Sammie Coates to the Browns and cornerback Ross Cockrell to the Giants for draft picks. Dangerfield had some good moments in camp but suffered a mild ankle sprain in the preseason finale, which accentuates the need for Wilcox. Wilcox, who is in his fifth National Football League season, signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this ...

Sports No. 25 Tennessee pulls off remarkable 42-41 win over Ga Tech
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He rushed a school-record 44 times for a school-record 249 yards by a quarterback and scored a school-record five rushing touchdowns - which is saying something for a school that once scored 222 points in a game. Before Dormady started hooking up with Callaway, he spent too much time throwing to receivers who couldn't have done much worse if they had been wearing iron gloves.

Sports Arsene Wenger: 'I had doubts over Arsenal future'
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Wenger's side began their new league campaign with a 4-3 victory at home to Leicester, before losing 1-0 at Stoke and 4-0 at Liverpool . "Yes, we bid 100m euros for Lemar but the player wanted to stay in Monaco", he said . Asked if he planned to return with another attempt to sign the France worldwide, Wenger said: "Yes. It's the quality of great players". "Well, 180m is a bit too high for us", said Wenger, who described the 18-year-old as "the next Pele".

Sports Schwartzman stuns Cilic at US Open
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He will take on either Lucas Pouille or Mikhail Kukushkin in the fourth round. At just 5ft 7ins (1.70m), Diego Schwartzman struck a Grand Slam blow Friday at the US Open by downing Croatian giant Marin Cilic , a towering 6ft 6ins (1.98m).

Sports Froome moves a minute clear in La Vuelta
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Lopez' victory resolved all doubt he could've been a one-hit wonder after his 11th stage victory, showing the cycling world the 23-year-old Astana rider must be taken seriously. Triple stage victor on the Tour de France, Majka had already picked the color last weekend, but he had failed in 3rd place at the 8th step. At the conclusion of the 129.4km ride in Andalusia, Lopez crested the top of the highest point in the race to win by 36 seconds over Russia's Ilnur Zakarin of Katusha-Alpecin ...

Sports Kohli-inspired India condemn Sri Lanka to another whitewash
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After winning the three-match Test series three-nil and completing the sweep in the ODIs, India will be looking to end a flawless tour when they face Sri Lanka in a one-off T20I at the same stadium on Wednesday. Although Indian skipper ViratKohli was unhappy as hosts Sri Lanka hardly managed to come up with a fight and was not as challenging as he expected, he expressed his delight over a convincing 5-0 whitewash in the just-concluded One-Day International (ODI) series.

Sports Redskins' Su'a Cravens future in doubt
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Cravens informed the other defensive backs in a group chat Saturday night that he was going to retire and then exited the session by saying: "peace out", a source said. Whatever he has to do, we're here to support him. "If it's family issues, personal issues, whatever he's dealing with, I'm supportive". Gruden was originally supposed to speak with reporters, but that news conference was canceled and moved until Tuesday.

Sports President Buhari lauds Eagles for 4-0 trouncing of Cameroon
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Nigeria put up a commanding attacking masterclass to dismantle Cameroon in a highly convincing 4-0 World Cup qualifying victory at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium. I do not think that is possible. "If the players have the same attitude as me, we will fight to beat Nigeria ". The first goal was scored by Igalo after 29 minutes of play when he out muscled Cameroon's Ngadeu-Ngadjui.

Sports Muguruza Blasts Rybarikova, Simplifies Race for No.1
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Rybarikova appeared rejuvenated as she emerged for the second set, pushing Muguruza into saving three break points in the opening game before the pressure finally told and she converted the fourth. - Spain's 12th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta kicks off the action against 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov in the fourth round at the Arthur Ashe stadium, followed by Russian Maria Sharapova's match against Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.

Sports Woodburn leads new breed of Wales stars
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Coleman also believed his side deserved the win, which moved them two points behind the Republic of Ireland, who now occupy the play-off place, with Martin O'Neill's side taking on leaders Serbia on Tuesday while his Wales team travel to Moldova.

Sports Former Temple student charged in missing student's death
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By late Saturday afternoon, the search for Burleigh ended tragically when her body was found at the grandmother's house, 150 miles north of Philadelphia. A neighbor announced hearing shouts originating from Hupperterz's loft around 4am. Scranton police filed public drunkenness and similar misconduct charges against Hupperterz in September 2012, court documents show; the case is still listed as active.

Sports Maria Sharapova cedes centre court with loss to little-know Latvian
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She immediately took possession of the NY night (or shared it with Roger Federer) and was welcomed to Arthur Ashe stadium by adoring fans like a queen returning from exile. Earlier Sunday, 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov's entertaining stay ended with a 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-3) loss to 12th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.

Sports Cleveland Browns release Brock Osweiler
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The Cleveland Browns made pre-season headlines last month for a non-football related reason: 12 of their players refused to stand for the national anthem during a pre-season game, one of the biggest NFL-related anthem protest to date. Cleveland had reportedly been shopping him, but unsurprisingly couldn't find a taker. Brock Osweiler's time as a Cleveland Brown is over, according to The Athletic's Zac Jackson and Bleacher Report's Matt Miller .

Sports Watch South Carolina open season with 97-yard kick return
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One ESPN analyst even picked the Wolfpack, 7-6 a year, to make the College Football Playoff. And that was playing with a true freshman quarterback. Deebo Samuel raced 97 yards to open the game with a touchdown on a kickoff return. The Gamecocks traded scores with the Wolfpack in the first half, relinquishing a cheap TD just before halftime for a 21-21 tie at intermission. N.C.

Sports SC players celebrate with fans after beating NC State
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The second-year starter wasn't flawless, but he made a few next-level throws, including a 39-yard touchdown after slipping a sack, on the way to passing for 215 yards and three scores. Samuel ran back the opening kickoff for a 97-yard touchdown, then proceeded to put in several highlight-reel catches. Hype and hysteria aside, where N.C.

Sports South Carolina WR Deebo Samuel returns opening kickoff for TD
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Sophomore quarterback Jake Bentley impressed for SC, completing 17-of-29 passes for 215 yards and three touchdowns, two of which went to star receiver Deebo Samuel, who also returned the opening kickoff to the house. "Not having Will hurt", Coach Dave Doeren said. The junior fielded the opening kickoff from N.C. State kicker Kyle Bambard at the three-yard line and weaved through several Wolfpack tacklers before sprinting down the left sideline and into the end zone.

Sports Southgate: England lucky to have Kane
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But he does what he does and feels it's the best way to help out the team". On the other hand and as soon as September comes around everything changes. "He said what he said, but he now just needs to concentrate on getting himself fit and helping us again at Spurs", Kane said. But with 65 league goals to his name over the past three campaigns, he says he has not lost sleep over it.

Sports Southgate: England lucky to have Kane
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But he does what he does and feels it's the best way to help out the team". On the other hand and as soon as September comes around everything changes. "He said what he said, but he now just needs to concentrate on getting himself fit and helping us again at Spurs", Kane said. But with 65 league goals to his name over the past three campaigns, he says he has not lost sleep over it.

Sports Patriots trade 3rd-string QB Brissett to Colts for Dorsett
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When Dorsett was drafted, he was expected to be a player that made an impact on a team that needed him to step up. Now, it's worth pointing out that Brissett did okay previous year when pressed into emergency duties for the Patriots. Along with offseason trade acquisition of Brandin Cooks , the Patriots receiving corps also will include Danny Amendola , Chris Hogan and Malcolm Mitchell .

Sports US Open: Kyle Edmund suffers agony as neck injury forces withdrawal
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He will have his work cut out, though, with 18-year-old Shapovalov following up his win against Rafael Nadal in Montreal earlier this month by knocking out Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in NY. Carreno Busta will be the first man at any Grand Slam tournament in the Open era, which began in 1968, to face four qualifiers. Maria Sharapova then continued her successful return to Grand Slam tennis by beating 139th-ranked USA wild-card entry Sofia Kenin 7-5, 6-2 to reach the fourth round.

Sports Sammie Coates: Cleveland Browns trade for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver
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The wideout caught 21 passes previous year for 435 yards and two touchdowns, helping Pittsburgh reach the AFC Championship Game. He also broke a finger and ripped a gash in his left hand that required seven stitches. Coates could also be used on special teams as a return man on kickoffs along with rookie Jabrill Peppers . The Browns hold the first priority on waiver claims and last year, Cleveland claimed 5 players, including 3 who made this year's initial roster.

Sports Angelo Mathews: Sri Lanka Looking to Sign off With a Win
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It makes communication so much easier because when the mindset is similar and you are on the same page, then that reflects in the way that you will see the other players reacting. "The heartbreaking incidents of unruly behaviour we witnessed at Pallakele last Sunday were the last straw for us, and we feel that it will serve this sport we love better if we step down, rather than allow the influence of these dark elements to poison the minds of our people".

Sports JJ Watt's flood relief fundraising crosses $14 million mark
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About an hour before the fund hit $15 million, Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeted Watt, telling him to raise his goal even higher with a promise to add a sizeable chunk to it. Watt and the rest of the Texans were stranded outside of Houston and were practicing at the Dallas Cowboys' training facility. If you would still like to donate, you can visit their website .

Sports Diego Costa 'not expected to make Chelsea return'
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The same report claims that Conte wanted a total of eight new signings over the summer and was keen to see the west London side secure deals for Van Dijk, Sandro and Lukaku. Diego Costa and Chelsea might be heading for court. Costa was left out of Spain's World Cup qualifiers this week and some teammates believe he could have done more to ensure he was sufficiently fit to be there.

Sports Herman: Texas 'own worst enemy' in debut loss
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Both teams combined to score four touchdowns on special teams and defense. Maryland was also the beneficiary of a recovered fumble on a kickoff, as well as a blocked field goal return for a touchdown. Texas would steal back some of the momentum a couple minutes later, thanks to none other than Hill. For a while, Hill was the only spark the Longhorns could muster.

Sports Wilton Speight throws pick-six to Duke Dawson
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The Florida offense was held to 192 total yards, which confirms that Michigan's lockdown defensive culture is very present. On back-to-back MI drives, the quarterback threw interceptions. "Showed a lot of resilience, our team today, and I'm very proud of that". "We'll come back and do the right thing and be OK". Scarlett had 889 rushing yards and six touchdowns in 2016.

Sports USC blind long snapper Jake Olson snaps on extra point
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With the score knotted at 28 apiece midway through the fourth quarter, Jones charged forward, hurdled a couple potential tacklers and broke outside for a 37-yard touchdown run. USC did not look like a superior team at all until the fourth quarter, and even then it was still anybody's game. It was mostly a sloppy day for USC, which was penalized nine times for 94 yards.

Sports US Open: Federer survives another 5-set marathon
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Swiss mogul Roger Federer needed a second successive five-setter to reach the US Open third round on Thursday while Rafael Nadal of Spain also made it to third round. But he recovered from the shaky first set to roll through the following two. "Losing that second set was huge for him, tough for me". "I had to come up with something".

Author: 0 Angels leap into playoff race with deals for Upton, Phillips

The Angels have showed remarkable resilience and grit while going 20-11 since July 28, leading Eppler and owner Arte Moreno to decide to go wholeheartedly after the club's second playoff appearance since 2009. They have to get to the postseason first, of course, but their chances are much better with Upton in tow. "I think I can be a piece that helps that".

Sports 'A no brainer': Mercedes to extend Valtteri Bottas' contract
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Hamilton has had 68 career poles, equalling Michael Schumacher's all-time record in Belgium last weekend. Conditions were hard, with rain falling on some parts of the circuit while other areas were bathed in sunshine. Hamilton can take over as championship leader if he wins Sunday's race. It is the 13th race out of 20, so there is still plenty of track before the curtain comes down on the 2017 Formula One world championship.