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Jerry Jones 'physically restrained' from drafting Manziel

Jerry Jones 'physically restrained' from drafting Manziel

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August 19 Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did not deny a report that he was physically restrained in the team draft room from turning in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel as their first-round pick. FULL STORY

Vikings, Kluwe finalize settlement

Vikings, Kluwe finalize settlement

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August 19 Kluwe had argued that his release was based on his support for gay marriage. The Vikings contended that Kluwe's release was based solely on his performance. FULL STORY

Pirates anxiously await McCutchen's return Tuesday

Pirates anxiously await McCutchen's return Tuesday

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August 19 McCutchen has been out since Aug. 4 with a fracture in his lower left ribcage. FULL STORY

Grizzlies sign Stokes

Grizzlies sign Stokes

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August 18 The 6-foot-9 Stokes, a power forward who played his college ball at Tennessee, was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 35th overall selection and was traded to Memphis on draft day for a 2016 second-round draft pick. FULL STORY

Pistons sign Martin, Gray

Pistons sign Martin, Gray

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August 18 The Detroit Pistons signed free agent forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray to contracts on Monday. FULL STORY

Raptors add F-G Hamilton

Raptors add F-G Hamilton

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August 18 The 6-foot-7 Hamilton averaged 6.7 points and 3.2 rebounds in 60 games, including 12 starts, last season with the Denver Nuggets and the Houston Rockets. FULL STORY

Former Giants RB Wilson jumps into track

Former Giants RB Wilson jumps into track

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August 18 Wilson, whose NFL career ended two weeks ago when doctors recommended he give up football because of a serious neck injury, is taking aim at the 2016 Games in Rio as a triple jumper, according to USA Today. FULL STORY

Cleamons to join Knicks' staff

Cleamons to join Knicks' staff

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August 18 Cleamons, a longtime NBA assistant, served on former Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew's staff last season. FULL STORY

Kentucky names soph QB Towles starter

Kentucky names soph QB Towles starter

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August 18 Kentucky's quarterback competition was four-deep as mid-August approached ... Coach Mark Stoops announced Monday he's going with Towles as the starter. FULL STORY

Rams RB Pead out for season

Rams RB Pead out for season

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August 18 Coach Jeff Fisher said Pead will need season-ending surgery. He was assisted off the field and carted to the locker room after he fell untouched on a kickoff return during Saturday's exhibition game against the Green Bay Packers. FULL STORY