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  1. Dodgers first to win 70 games with victory over Twins — July 26, 2017
  2. A young Cowboys fan cried of happiness before playing catch with Dez Bryant on his birthday — July 26, 2017
  3. Fisher, Morton lead Astros past Phillies 5-0 — July 26, 2017
  4. Browns camp battle at DE features loads of draft capital, questions — July 26, 2017
  5. Countdown to camp: Mike Scifres best Charger to wear No. 5 — July 26, 2017

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Jul 26

Dodgers first to win 70 games with victory over Twins

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit two run-scoring doubles and the Los Angeles Dodgers became baseball’s first team to reach the 70-win mark with a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Kenta Maeda (9-4) pitched five solid innings for the Dodgers, who have won four straight and

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Jul 26

A young Cowboys fan cried of happiness before playing catch with Dez Bryant on his birthday

Training camp just started this week for the Dallas Cowboys, and Dez Bryant has already made a young fan’s day. According to DallasCowboys.com writer David Helman, Bryant said hi to a young fan. Once the kid started crying of happiness, Bryant invited him onto the field in Oxnard, Calif., to play

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Jul 26

Fisher, Morton lead Astros past Phillies 5-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Derek Fisher drove in two runs just hours after arriving in Philadelphia and Charlie Morton pitched seven innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-0 victory over the Phillies on Tuesday night. Jose Altuve extended his hitting streak to 17 straight games with a sixth-inning double

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Jul 26

Browns camp battle at DE features loads of draft capital, questions

New Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams will have his hands full in training camp. One of those hands will be sorting out the defensive end pecking order, which features quite a bit of young talent. The Browns have invested heavily in…

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Jul 26

Countdown to camp: Mike Scifres best Charger to wear No. 5

Tuesday is day No. 26 of the Chargers Wire’s countdown to Los Angeles Chargers training camp which begins on July 29. Each day we will count down the best Charger to wear each jersey number from No. 30 to No. 1. As such, we take a look at the history of the No. 5 for the Bolts. Former Chargers punter

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Jul 26

Lamarcus Joyner was one of the NFL’s best run-stopping CBs in 2016

Now in his fourth year in the league, Lamarcus Joyner is finally coming into his own as a pro defensive back. Last season the former second-round draft pick was one of the best situational cornerbacks in the NFL, particular against the run. Per Pro Foo…

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Jul 26

Prescott controls Cowboys at camp, quite a switch in a year

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dak Prescott climbed the stairs to the VIP tent that once served as Tony Romo’s perch for interviews at training camp, facing a phalanx of cameras similar to the one his predecessor and the longtime Dallas starter used to see. It’s Prescott’s job now, and the second-year

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Jul 25

Broncos center Matt Paradis says he’s healthy for camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Matt Paradis can’t recall ever feeling this good heading into training camp. The Denver Broncos’ star center who missed the offseason program following double hip surgery said Tuesday he’s ready to return to the football field although “I think they’re going

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Jul 25

Ranking top-25 49ers: No. 17 Jeremy Zuttah

Before the start of the regular season, we’ll rank the top 25 49ers based on production at their position, physical attributes, upside and expected impact in 2017. The 49ers didn’t have any Pro-Bowlers while they finished 2-14 last season. But they added one while reconstructing the roster under

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Jul 25

Dolphins C Mike Pouncey’s status for training camp remains unknown

The Miami Dolphins will begin their first training camp practice in less than 48 hours. But the team and even Dolphins head coach Adam Gase have yet to announce the status of one of its best players, center Mike Pouncey. During his press conference on Tuesday, Gase said the Dolphins have not made the

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Jul 25

Meanwhile, on the field, Cowboys QB Dak Prescott feels no pressure, ready to take chances

OXNARD, Calif. — Dak Prescott just shrugged and grinned. “I don’t really sense other people’s expectations,” the Dallas Cowboys’ second-year quarterback said after a training camp practice this week, not exactly looking like a man burdened by increased pressure as he embarks on his encore

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Jul 25

Seahawks players countdown the days until training camp on social media

The Seattle Seahawks will take the field for training camp in just five days and many players are just as excited as we are. Wide receiver Paul Richardson, who had a breakout postseason in 2017, took to Instagram to share this throwback aside teammate, Doug Baldwin. “Bro, it’s time. #Year4,” Richardson

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Jul 25

AP source: Jags’ Linder now among NFL’s highest-paid centers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have made Brandon Linder one of the NFL’s highest-paid centers. Linder signed a five-year contract extension worth a little more than $50 million Tuesday, according to a person familiar with negotiations. The deal came on the eve of the Jaguars reporting

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Jul 25

Detroit punter Martin has injured ankle

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put punter Sam Martin on the active/non-football injury list after he hurt his ankle earlier this month. The Lions announced the move Tuesday, saying Martin was injured while away from the team’s practice facility. The team says he’ll miss time

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Jul 25

Predicting the 2018 NFL draft order

With NFL training camps kicking off this week, it’s time to try our hand at predicting how the 2017 season will shake out in terms of setting the first-round order for next year’s draft. Here’s my take on how the top 32 slots could look for the 2018 draft: The biggest storyline for the Jets

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Jul 25

Earnhardt defends crew chief Ives in shaky final season

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has long reigned as NASCAR’s most popular driver. But too many of his fans have started complaining in 140-character bursts a most unpopular opinion for Earnhardt — that crew chief Greg Ives should take the blame for the No. 88’s struggles this season. Not

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