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The Galveston County Daily News: Sports

August 30, 2016

Sports

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Hard Knox: Russell Knox out of Ryder Cup despite strong play

NEW YORK (AP) — A top European Tour official waited patiently as Russell Knox wrapped up his duties from winning a World Golf Championship. He wanted to introduce himself to Knox and share details on how to become a tour member.

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NFL 2016: Romo's down, NFC East up for grabs
Posted: August 30, 2016

Tony Romo is hurt again, the defending champs get no respect and the rookie quarterback who wasn't drafted No. 2 overall got a starting job first.

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No. 9 Vols say depth on defense will help preserve leads
Posted: August 30, 2016

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee believes its defense has the depth that can enable the Volunteers to avoid the blown leads that haunted them in each of their losses last year.

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Vikings cut 9, including Shepherd, Cockran
Posted: August 30, 2016

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have cut nine players from their roster, including offensive lineman Austin Shepherd and former University of Minnesota defensive end Theiren Cockran.

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Jets waived/injured safety Dion Bailey, 2 others
Posted: August 30, 2016

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have waived/injured safety Dion Bailey, running back Romar Morris and Jake Ceresna to cut their roster to the NFL's mandatory maximum of 75 players.

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The 'Future' is now for Duke, QB Daniel Jones gets 1st start
Posted: August 30, 2016

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after quarterback Daniel Jones arrived on Duke's campus last year, his teammates nicknamed him the "Future."

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Auburn DB Stephen Roberts suspended for opener after arrest
Posted: August 30, 2016

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts won't play against No. 2 Clemson following his arrest on two misdemeanor charges.

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Former Braves pitching coach Leo Mazzone to assist Furman
Posted: August 30, 2016

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Former Atlanta Braves pitching coach Leo Mazzone has been named a special advisor to Furman's baseball program.

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Falcons' Ishmael 'not quite ready' to play against Jaguars
Posted: August 30, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons still expect Kemal Ishmael will open the season as the fill-in starter at strong safety even though he'll miss his third straight preseason game this week.

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Redskins cut linebacker Riley, defensive lineman Paea
Posted: August 30, 2016

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have cut four-year starting linebacker Perry Riley and defensive lineman Stephen Paea.

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