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Jim Kelly’s follow-up exam shows no sign of cancer

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly received encouraging news in his battle with cancer. An initial physical exam showed no evidence of sinus cancer three months after the former Buffalo Bills quarterback completed radiation and chemotherapy treatments, Dr. Peter Costantino said in a release issued by New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital yesterday. “The treatments have so far completely eliminated … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Thursday, August 21, 2014

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Kent State starting center Bitsko dies at 21 CLEVELAND – Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center … 0

Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

Thursday, August 21, 2014

NEW YORK – The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys … 0

Jamaal Charles’s status uncertain after fall during dorm room move

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The status of Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles remains in question after he missed Sunday night’s preseason game in Carolina because of a bruised foot. Charles had made it through every training camp practice without picking up … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Baseball Actor Hamm gets Cardinals bobblehead ST. LOUIS – Jon Hamm joked that the bobblehead the St. Louis Cardinals honored him with was “probably repurposed” from a Matt Carpenter model. “It’s great, it’s fantastic. It’s amazing how many people I’ve had ask me to get them one,” Hamm … 0

Gronkowski has no setbacks after moving up to light contact in practice

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Go ahead and hit Rob Gronkowski on his right knee. See if he cares. The tough tight end is anxious to get into a game and take his chances less than eight months after surgery. … 0

Ryan: Jets should push the physicality line, but not cross it

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Just call ’em the Big, Bad New York Jets. They’re an aggressive bunch who will hit you hard, push back if you shove them, and stick up for one another without hesitation. At least, … 0

Manziel fails to impress in Browns’ loss with starter decision looming

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

LANDOVER, Md. – Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn’t make Mike Pettine’s decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach. Manziel struggled to hit open receivers and added another gesture to his repertoire … 0

Ninth-inning rally goes for naught as Angels beat Red Sox

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

BOSTON – Kevin Jepsen hadn’t earned a save in nearly two years. He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz. Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los … 0

Mike Bryant a hit with son Kris, Joey Gallo

Sunday, August 17, 2014

SAN DIEGO – Every time top Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant hits a home run, proud papa Mike Bryant beams back home in Las Vegas. When Texas Rangers top prospect Joey Gallo goes yard with his powerful swing, … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, August 17, 2014

IndyCar Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile WEST ALLIS, Wis. – Pole-sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya yesterday to win at the Milwaukee Mile, giving a huge boost to Team Penske’s chances for the IndyCar season … 0

Larson quickly exits car after it catches fire

Sunday, August 17, 2014

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kyle Larson hesitated ever so slightly before getting out of his car after crashing into the wall. A new NASCAR rule announced Friday orders drivers to stay in their cars after accidents until they’re told to get out. But there are exceptions for emergency situations, … 0

Fisher Cats walk across with 3-2 win over Akron RubberDucks

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Cory Aldridge tied the game with a two-run single and Mike McDade followed with a bases-loaded walk that proved to be the difference in the Fisher Cats’ 3-2 victory over the Akron RubberDucks yesterday. Gregory Infante worked two innings of scoreless relief for his 19th save as New … 0