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Brown star CB Ward returns from foot injury and trains | Green Bay Packers and the NFL

by Tom Weathers – AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) – Cleveland Browns High School has brought back a staple. Pro Bowl cornerback Denzel Ward was activated from a physically unable to perform roster on Monday and will train for the first time since the Cleveland training camp opened. He was sidelined due to a …

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Dolphins CB Trill Williams ruptured the ACL in pre-season opener | Green Bay Packers and the NFL

By Alanis Thames, sports writer for the Associated Press Miami Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel confirmed Trail Williams tore up the AFC Champions League in the team’s opening game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During the fourth quarter of the Dolphins’ 26-24 home win on Saturday, Reserve Buccaneers quarterback Kyle Trask threw a pass to receiver …

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Wizard Johnson leads Broncos backups after Cowboys 17-7 | Green Bay Packers and the NFL

By ARNIE STAPLETON – AP Pro Football Writer DENVER (AFP) – The new Denver Broncos quarterback who wowed fans at Empower Field wasn’t Russell Wilson but Journeyman Josh Johnson. Johnson, who is 36 and plays for his 14th NFL team, threw two touchdown passes in the first half as the Broncos beat the shootout-prone Dallas …

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Gabriel Jesus scores 2 in Arsenal’s 4-2 win over Leicester | football

London (AFP) – It didn’t take Gabriel Jesus long to make an impression at the Emirates Stadium. The Brazil striker made his first home appearance for Arsenal with two goals and two assists in the 4-2 win over Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday. But that was clearly not enough for Jesus himself. “He …

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Changing packages in the long snapper reinforces commitment to improving special teams | professional football

Jason Wilde for State Magazine Green Bay – Jack Coco wasn’t kidding himself. Just because the current long snapper and his direct competition within the camp were cut short on Wednesday doesn’t mean the Green Bay Packers hand him the job. “You always compete with someone. No matter what, no matter where you are, no …

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Haaland shines for Man City and United lose under Ten Hag | football

LONDON (AFP) – Eric Ten Hag begged for some time after he began his reign with Manchester United with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn’t need much time at all to show what kind of impact he would make at Manchester City. Manchester’s two biggest off-season arrivals had a very different start to the Premier …

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Tottenham recovers to beat Southampton 4-1 in Premier League opener | football

Tottenham quickly recovered from a goal down and beat Southampton 4-1 in the opening game of the Premier League on Saturday to show the team’s new strength in depth. Attacking duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min failed to score, but it was striker Dejan Kulusevsky who orchestrated the comeback. The Swedish international set the equalizer …

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