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  • Chiefs send OG Johnson to Bucs for S McCray

    Chiefs send OG Johnson to Bucs for S McCray

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:42:27 GMT
    The Chiefs have acquired safety Kelcie McCray from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive guard Rishaw Johnson in a move that should bolster depth for both teams.
    The Chiefs have acquired safety Kelcie McCray from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive guard Rishaw Johnson in a move that should bolster depth for both teams.
  • Chiefs' Charles back to practice in limited role

    Chiefs' Charles back to practice in limited role

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:41:00 GMT
    Jamaal Charles returned to Chiefs practice Thursday for the first time since hurting his foot last week, though he's unlikely to play in Saturday night's preseason game against Minnesota.
    Jamaal Charles returned to Chiefs practice Thursday for the first time since hurting his foot last week, though he's unlikely to play in Saturday night's preseason game against Minnesota.
  • Heartland Sports scores from Wednesday 8/20

    Heartland Sports scores from Wednesday 8/20

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:19:21 GMT
    Heartland Sports scores from Wednesday 8/20.
    Heartland Sports scores from Wednesday 8/20.
  • Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

    Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:42:59 GMT
    Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
    Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
  • McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

    McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:36:42 GMT
    Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.
    Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.
  • Keeping players hydrated in the heat

    Keeping players hydrated in the heat

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:03:19 GMT
    This is the time of year when young athletes hit the field for football practices, sometimes two a day.
    This is the time of year when young athletes hit the field for football practices, sometimes two a day.
  • Kent State University football player dies unexpectedly

    Kent State University football player dies unexpectedly

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:00:40 GMT
    Kent State University mourns the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly Wednesday. Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m.
    Kent State University mourns the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly Wednesday. Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. Police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue.
  • 3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

    3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:13:21 GMT
    Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community - Ferguson, Missouri.
    Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community - Ferguson, Missouri.
  • Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:03:47 GMT
    Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
    Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years.
  • Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:03:45 GMT
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
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  • Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:33 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
    Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job.
  • Charles, Bowe remain out of Chiefs practice

    Charles, Bowe remain out of Chiefs practice

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:58:42 GMT
    Add rookie running back De'Anthony Thomas to a lengthy list of Chiefs players who are missing practice as the team prepares for its preseason game Saturday night against Minnesota.
    Add rookie running back De'Anthony Thomas to a lengthy list of Chiefs players who are missing practice as the team prepares for its preseason game Saturday night against Minnesota.
  • SEC West champ could have 2 losses

    SEC West champ could have 2 losses

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:16:25 GMT
    Brutal schedules may leave the SEC West champ with two losses heading to Atlanta. 
    Brutal schedules may leave the SEC West champ with two losses heading to Atlanta. 
  • $26,000 raised for Poplar Bluff athletics during golf tournament

    $26,000 raised for Poplar Bluff athletics during golf tournament

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:12:22 GMT
    The Poplar Bluff Mules Booster Club raised nearly $26,000 for the Poplar Bluff R-I's athletic programs during the sixth annual Mule Skinner Golf Tournament on Friday, Aug. 8 at Westwood Hills Country Club.
    The Poplar Bluff Mules Booster Club raised nearly $26,000 for the Poplar Bluff R-I's athletic programs during the sixth annual Mule Skinner Golf Tournament on Friday, Aug. 8 at Westwood Hills Country Club.
  • Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:54:07 GMT
    A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and...
    A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the...
  • Cardinals win in walk off fashion again

    Cardinals win in walk off fashion again

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:18:15 GMT
    For the 2nd straight night the Cardinals beat Cincinnati in Walk off fashion Tuesday night at Busch Stadium.
    For the 2nd straight night the Cardinals beat Cincinnati in Walk off fashion Tuesday night at Busch Stadium.
  • Law aims to prevent student athlete concussions

    Law aims to prevent student athlete concussions

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:24:09 GMT
    High school coaches and athletic directors will have to take concussion training courses under a new Illinois law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn.
    High school coaches and athletic directors will have to take concussion training courses under a new Illinois law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn.
  • Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

    Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:43:56 GMT
    The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL.
    The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL.
  • Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL, out for season

    Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL, out for season

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:24:40 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, has torn the ACL in his right knee during practice and will undergo season-ending surgery.
    Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Monday and will undergo season-ending surgery.
  • Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:03 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:03:22 GMT
    Johnny Manziel struggled to hit open receivers and added another gesture to his repertoire - a middle finger apparently aimed at the opponents' bench - in the Cleveland Browns' 24-23 loss to the Washington...
    Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended...

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  • NASCAR NOTES: All Stars shine in Charlotte

    NASCAR NOTES: All Stars shine in Charlotte

    The stick and ball sports have their All-Star games but, it is usually more of a social event instead of a hard fought competition. NASCAR's version places the past season's best teams against each other
    The stick-and-ball sports have their All-Star games but they are usually more a social event than a hard-fought competition. NASCAR's version places the past season's best teams against each other with the winner leaving with at least a million dollars in their pocket.
  • NASCAR NOTES: Johnson makes history with All Star win

    NASCAR NOTES: Johnson makes history with All Star win

    Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images for NASCARPhoto Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images for NASCAR
    Located just a few miles from the Hendrick Motorsport's complex and just down the road from Lowe's headquarters, Charlotte Motorspeedway is the perfect spot for Jimmie Johnson to dominate.
    Located just a few miles from the Hendrick Motorsport's complex and just down the road from Lowe's headquarters, Charlotte Motorspeedway is the perfect spot for Jimmie Johnson to dominate.
  • NASCAR NOTES: Kenseth finds Southern comfort in Darlington

    NASCAR NOTES: Kenseth finds Southern comfort in Darlington

    Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon, and Dale Earnhardt Sr. are but a few of the sports greats who have gone to victory lane in the Southern 500. Matt Kenseth can now add his name to that historic trophy after
    Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Sr. are but a few of the sports greats who have gone to victory lane in the Southern 500. Matt Kenseth can now add his name to that historic trophy after a late surge took him to the win Saturday night.
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