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Nats have reached agreement with No. 1 pick Harper

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper. Stephen Strasburg. Negotiating with super-agent Scott Boras right up until the last possible second to get a deal done. The Washington Nationals are getting the hang of this whole sign-the-top-pick routine, something they hope not to do again. No. 1 overall draft choice Harper and the Nationals agreed to a $9.9
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Pavin: Woods high on list for Ryder Cup (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By sportsnews

MILWAUKEE (AP)—Tiger Woods remained No. 1 in the world ranking Monday. He was nowhere to be found on two other lists that matter. Woods failed to qualify for the Ryder Cup for the first time—he had led the standings every other time since 1997—and now must rely on U.S. captain Corey Pavin spending one of
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Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

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US reduces roster for worlds to 13 (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—The United States reduced its roster to 13 players Sunday, cutting Jeff Green(notes) and JaVale McGee(notes). USA Basketball made the moves before it beat France 86-55 in an warm-up game at Madison Square Garden. Cutting McGee leaves Tyson Chandler(notes) as the only true center on the American roster. Neither Green nor McGee played
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Guillen not in Giants’ starting lineup (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—Jose Guillen(notes) has gone from being unwanted on the last-place Kansas City Royals to the thick of the pennant race with the San Francisco Giants. Guillen joined the Giants on Saturday, one day after being acquired with cash from Kansas City for a player to be named. “I like to win,” he said.
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Kuchar leads PGA, many unable to finish (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP)—Matt Kuchar might finally have figured out what it’s going to take to win. “There’s definitely an element of luck involved,” he said. “You just can’t control everything out there.” Welcome to this year’s PGA Championship. Thick fog delayed the start of play for a second straight day Friday, wreaking havoc on tee
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Giants acquire OF Guillen from Royals (AP)

Aug 13th, 2010 | By sportsnews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—The San Francisco Giants made another move for the stretch run Friday, acquiring veteran outfielder Jose Guillen(notes) from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for a player to be named later and cash considerations. The Giants haven’t been to the playoffs since 2003 and were in the NL wild-card chase until mid-September last
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SEC: McElroy watches Rhodes while ‘Bama fights to stay on top

Aug 13th, 2010 | By sportsnews

There is a road to another title for Alabama, but first there is a Rhodes to consider for Greg McElroy. Don’t get nervous, ‘Bama Nation. Your quarterback isn’t going to get all distracted by academics as the Crimson Tide attempt the first back-to-back championships of the BCS era. Actually, McElroy has perfected his own double:
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Jets camp report: It’s championship or bust for robust Ryan

Aug 13th, 2010 | By sportsnews

Jets: Love and hate | RapidReports | Training camp tour | Bleacher Report CORTLAND, N.Y. — Rex Ryan said nobody should feel sorry for him or his New York Jets, and I don’t. But they’re in a difficult and unenviable position. They not only have to win now, they have to win big — and,
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Tiger trails by 3 in shortened 1st round of PGA

Aug 13th, 2010 | By sportsnews

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The fog finally lifted over Whistling Straits and revealed a stunning vista. Tiger Woods’ name was atop the leaderboard. Just not for long. At the end of opening day in the PGA Championship, he wasn’t near the names of Bubba Watson and Francesco Molinari, who each opened with a 4-under 68; or
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