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With rise of personal coaches, can anyone still be the QB?

With rise of personal coaches, can anyone still be the QB?

July 29th, 2015 6:00 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Personal training starts early for most quarterbacks and it can be costly. David Morris and former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer are among those who are trying to make sure QB doesn't become an exclusive position.

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Chiefs' Berry cleared to return after lymphoma treatments

Chiefs' Berry cleared to return after lymphoma treatments

July 29th, 2015 2:17 am by By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Chiefs safety Eric Berry is returning to the practice field, less than eight months after a stunning cancer diagnosis threatened to derail the former University of Tennessee star's Pro Bowl career.

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Barnes says he fits Grizzlies' 'Grit & Grind' approach

Barnes says he fits Grizzlies' 'Grit & Grind' approach

July 29th, 2015 1:00 am by Staff Report

Veteran forward Matt Barnes believes he epitomizes the "Grit & Grind" style that the Memphis Grizzlies have prided themselves on for years.

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Yankees explode for nine runs in eighth to upend K-Mets

Yankees explode for nine runs in eighth to upend K-Mets

July 28th, 2015 11:42 pm by George Thwaites

A second inning surge including a grand slam by Dash Winningham staked Kingsport to a 7-0 lead, but the K-Mets hopes were dashed by a Pulaski rally that bruised the K-Mets bullpen.

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Nationals land Papelbon in trade with Phillies

Nationals land Papelbon in trade with Phillies

July 28th, 2015 9:24 pm by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Sports Writer

The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.

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NFL cuts Steelers RB Bell's suspension to two games

NFL cuts Steelers RB Bell's suspension to two games

July 28th, 2015 9:08 pm by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Steelers All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell will head back to work a little earlier than the NFL originally planned.

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Another positive drug test draws yearlong suspension for Mets' Mejia

Another positive drug test draws yearlong suspension for Mets' Mejia

July 28th, 2015 7:08 pm by Associated Press

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia, just back from an 80-game drug suspension, drew a 162-game ban from Major League Baseball following a positive test for Stanozolol and Boldenone.

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Commissioner upholds Brady's four-game suspension

Commissioner upholds Brady's four-game suspension

July 28th, 2015 3:07 pm by Staff Report

Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Tokyo Olympic stadium designer strikes back at critics

Tokyo Olympic stadium designer strikes back at critics

July 28th, 2015 3:00 pm by KEN MORITSUGU, Associated Press Writer

The architects behind a scrapped plan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium blamed the bidding process and rocketing building costs for the spiraling price tag, striking back at claims that it was because of the design.

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Mike Preston: Hopefully, Ray Rice will get another chance in the NFL

Mike Preston: Hopefully, Ray Rice will get another chance in the NFL

July 28th, 2015 2:00 pm by By Mike Preston, The Baltimore Sun (TNS)

Most NFL training camps will have opened by the end of the week, and former Ravens running back Ray Rice probably won't be in one. Who knows? Rice's pro football career might be over at the age of 28.

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