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The 27-year-old Long joined Brian Urlacher, Dick Butkus, Gale Sayers, Mike Ditka, Harlon Hill and Rick Casares as the only Bears to reach the Pro Bowl in each of their first three National Football League seasons. Long has been battling a shoulder injury for much of the preseason but is expected to return this week. The Bears will certainly need Long in that game as it looks likely that J.J.
  • Rio police say evidence links Hickey to Olympic ticket scam

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    OCI president Patrick Hickey was arrested last week and is being held in Rio's Bangu prison complex. A Rio police official said: "We are continuing the investigation into the worldwide scheme of ticket scalping". Since his arrest Hickey has "temporarily" stood down from his official positions. A Brazilian judge also ordered the seizure of the passports of stand-in OCI president Willie O'Brien, vice-president John Delaney, and an OCI personal assistant, Linda O'Reilly.
  • Serena Dismisses Larsson to Reach US Open Round of 16

    Serena Dismisses Larsson to Reach US Open Round of 16

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    The 34-year-old has now racked up her 306th Grand Slam singles win, tying her with Martina Navratilova for the most ever for a woman. "I've known Bey for a long time", Williams told WSJ magazine in June, adding that the dancing made her "really sore!" Serena Williams reacts after missing a shot against Vania King during the second round of the U.S.
  • Balotelli, Hart, Luiz: 10 most tweeted about deadline day deals

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    Premier League struggler Sunderland has broken club record to bring in Gabonese worldwide midfield dynamo Didier Ndong from Lorient for £13.6 million. England goalkeeper Joe Hart completed his move to Italian side Torino and French midfielder Samir Nasri joined Europa League champions Sevilla. Everybody knows I have a feeling for this club.
  • Calciomercato Juventus, Lucescu: "Witsel? Non è colpa mia"

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    A tal proposito il 27enne, attualmente in ritiro con la propria nazionale, ha voluto commentare con toni caldi il suo mancato trasferimento a Torino; ecco le sue parole colme di rammarico, delusione e rabbia: "È stato davvero duro ma devo ringraziare il club bianconero perché ha fatto di tutto, fino alla fine, per avermi".
  • Piers Morgan challenges Virender Sehwag on Twitter

    Piers Morgan challenges Virender Sehwag on Twitter

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    Morgan some Google search is really important before Tweeting something. Piers, who has the reputation of hitting out at trolls, provoked several Indian fans after he mocked India celebrating the performances of its two medal-winners at Rio.
  • Matchmaker Joe Silva Reportedly Exiting The UFC

    Matchmaker Joe Silva Reportedly Exiting The UFC

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    One of the most familiar faces in the UFC is about to end his association with the organisation. The MMAjunkie story says Silva is leaving after earning a share of the UFC's sale to WME-IMG this summer. Silva initially took control over lightweight division and above after Shelby joined the promotion following the purchase of the WEC. The UFC has yet to make a statement regarding the news of Silva's impending departure.
  • Cowboys mull Tony Romo's roster status

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    The Cowboys have a bye in Week 7, so Romo could be placed on IR and miss one fewer game thanks to the bye while still having time to recover. Should Romo be placed on IR/DFR, the earliest he could play is November 6 against the Cleveland Browns.
  • Tom Brady plays in Giants-Patriots preseason finale before suspension begins

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    The Patriots played starting quarterback Tom Brady for the entire first half. The Patriots took a 6-0 lead in the first quarter after Tom Brady hit wide receiver Keshawn Martin in the end zone for a touchdown. Not only did Brady face waves of pressure from the Giants' attacking front early, but he capped off the Patriots' first drive with an interception on a pass intended for receiver Aaron Dobson-who entered the evening on the roster bubble.
  • Notre Dame huge test of Charlie Strong's future at Texas

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    But Kelly does know defeating the Longhorns will not be as easy as it was a year ago and praised the strides Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong has made during his tenure with the program. Ahead of their season-opener against the top-ten Irish, former star quarterback Colt McCoy wrote some inspirational words to the team in an open letter on The Players' Tribune .
  • Alabama massacre suspect injected 'ice' before killings

    Alabama massacre suspect injected 'ice' before killings

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    Derrick Dearman is accused of killing three men and two women last month after heading to arriving at the rural home in Citronelle, Ala., where his girlfriend Lanetta Lester had moved to escape their abusive relationship. Mobile County District Attorney Ashley Rich said her office likely will seek the death penalty against Dearman. The victims have been identified as 26-year-old Robert Lee Brown, husband and wife Chelsea Marie Reed, 22, and Justin Kaleb Reed, 23, as well as their unborn son; ...