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  • Carr knows being named starter just the beginning

    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has been groomed to be a starting quarterback in the NFL ever since he was an 11-year-old breaking down film with big brother David. It may come as a bit of a surprise that he will reach that goal in the first game of his rookie season. Carr used an...

  • Kenny Football? Texas A&M QB has his own nickname

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Just call him Kenny Trill. Many, including Johnny Manziel himself, started calling new Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill by the nickname Kenny Football after his record-setting, 511-yard passing game in an upset of South Carolina last week. But the...

  • Following his own rules, Monfils into US Open QFs

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gael Monfils follows his own rules. The guy does things on a tennis court no one else has — or can. Just search his name on YouTube and watch any of many video clips showcasing his speed and agility; start with the parallel-to-the-ground, a-few-feet-in-the-air dive at...

  • Cubs 1B Rizzo maybe done this year with bad back

    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo could be done for the rest of the season because of a strained lower back. An MRI before Chicago played Milwaukee on Tuesday night revealed the injury. Rizzo said he will miss an extended amount of time. Rizzo was hurt on Aug. 26 and...

  • Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night. Watson filled out his U.S. team that will try to win back the cup by selecting Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson. Among those he...

  • McNabb says Foles isn't a franchise QB

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fluke or franchise quarterback? The question will follow Nick Foles around until he proves himself again. Foles began last year as a backup to Michael Vick and finished as a Pro Bowl MVP. His emergence was one of the NFL's biggest surprises and a main reason why...

  • Dallas rookie DE Lawrence out at least half season

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least half the season after being placed on the short-term injured list because of a broken right foot. With the anticipated move Tuesday, the second-round draft pick won't be eligible to return to...

  • Jets S Allen cleared, says he'll start at CB

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The experiment in the New York Jets' secondary is about to get its first true test. Safety Antonio Allen was medically cleared after suffering a concussion on Aug. 22, and has been told he will start at cornerback in the regular-season opener against the...

  • Lions to again ride fortunes of Stafford, Johnson

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson have helped each other set numerous NFL records, and Johnson thinks this is their best chance to win a championship. "We've got the coaches, we've got the players and, most importantly, we have the character we need,"...

  • Cardinals know QB Lindley tipping off Chargers

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals are downplaying it, but there's no doubt that the San Diego Chargers have a practice squad quarterback with a whole lot of information about Arizona coach Bruce Arians' team. After all, Ryan Lindley spent all of last season and all of the preseason...

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