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USC Trojans' Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely after admitting to lie

espn.go.com — ESPN.com news services USC senior cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying about how he suffered his ankle injuries last weekend and has been suspended indefinitely, the school said in a statement Wednesday. Shaw said he suffered a pair of high ankle sprains Saturday night after jumping from the second story of an apartment complex to save his 7-year-old nephew, who was struggling in the pool.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @ESPNCFB: USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting to lie about how he suffered his ankle injuries es.pn/VOgCfZ pic.twitter.com/C2axGhbqp7

Aug 27, 2014

RT @ESPNCFB: USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting to lie about how he suffered his ankle injuries es.pn/VOgCfZ pic.twitter.com/C2axGhbqp7

Aug 27, 2014

RT @ESPNCFB: USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting to lie about how he suffered his ankle injuries es.pn/VOgCfZ pic.twitter.com/C2axGhbqp7

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2014 NFL season preview

espn.go.com — 2014 NFL preview: Dig deep into the new season with ESPN NFL Nation expert insight, statistical analysis and more for every team.
Aug 27, 2014

Don't miss ESPN's season previews for every team, including my thoughts on #Saints Super Bowl chances: espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

Aug 27, 2014

2014 NFL season preview -- analysis, game-by-game predictions, more for every team. Jaguars picked last AFC South. es.pn/1vSu7YM

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A Hairy Situation

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: Caroline Wozniacki gets her hair stuck in her racket but still attempts to follow through with her return in her win over Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the second round at the US Open.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @espnSteveLevy: Learned @CaroWozniacki doesnt wear hair extensions. no chance they would've held up after this espn.go.com/video/clip?id=…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: So this happened: Caroline Wozniacki goes to return shot during #USOpen when her hair gets stuck in racket. » es.pn/1lwUTFJ

Aug 27, 2014

RT @wingoz: Somewhere, Rory smiles RT @ESPNTennis: @CaroWozniacki gets her hair stuck in her racquet in the middle of the point - espn.go.com/video/clip?id=…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @ESPNTennis: Not so Top 10..@CaroWozniacki gets her hair stuck in her racquet in the middle of the point but attempts to play on - espn.go.com/video/clip?id=…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: So this happened: Caroline Wozniacki goes to return shot during #USOpen when her hair gets stuck in racket. » es.pn/1lwUTFJ

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Seattle Seahawks fan gets prosthetic eye with team logo

espn.go.com — Bill Vandenbush has something no other Seattle fan can lay claim to: A Seahawks eyeball. The 64-year-old Vietnam vet, who says he lost his right eye in combat in 1969, was gifted the prosthetic eye with the team's logo in it by his wife Shannon on their tenth anniversary.

Josh Gordon of Cleveland Browns suspended one year

espn.go.com — ESPN.com news services Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended one year for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, a league source has confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Gordon acknowledged that the league upheld his suspension in a statement released Wednesday by the NFL Players' Association.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @mattdpearce: Ray Rice abuses his wife, is suspended two games. Josh Gordon smokes weed, is suspended a season. This is the NFL. espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @mattdpearce: Ray Rice abuses his wife, is suspended two games. Josh Gordon smokes weed, is suspended a season. This is the NFL. espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @mattdpearce: Ray Rice abuses his wife, is suspended two games. Josh Gordon smokes weed, is suspended a season. This is the NFL. espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @mattdpearce: Ray Rice abuses his wife, is suspended two games. Josh Gordon smokes weed, is suspended a season. This is the NFL. espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id…

Aug 27, 2014

Ray Rice abuses his wife, is suspended two games. Josh Gordon smokes weed, is suspended a season. This is the NFL. espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id…

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NFL's marijuana policy falls behind times

espn.go.com — Commentary When it comes to discipline for weed, league needs to catch up with society By Kevin Seifert | ESPN.com The marijuana debate in this country takes several forms, most notably its drain on the criminal justice system relative to its significance as a vice.
Aug 27, 2014

Solid read from ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert about how the NFL's marijuana policy is behind the times: es.pn/1tDcn45

Aug 27, 2014

RT @mikecwright: ESPN.com’s Kevin Seifert says NFL’s marijuana policy is behind times. Link: es.pn/1tDcn45

Aug 27, 2014

RT @SeifertESPN: 75 pct of #NFL players polled agree marijuana is no worse than alcohol. Agreed. Time for #NFL to alter its policies: es.pn/1tDcn45

Aug 27, 2014

RT @DanGrazianoESPN: Kevin Seifert is correct. The NFL's marijuana policy is behind the times: es.pn/1Bfz3e9 via @espnnfl

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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

scores.espn.go.com — PHOENIX -- Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Kershaw (16-3) allowed six hits, retiring 12 of the final 13 batters he faced, seven by strikeout, to improve to 13-1 in his last 16 starts.
Aug 28, 2014

For the first time all season -- the first! -- a team loaded the bases against Clayton Kershaw. And didn't score. scores.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?game…

Leandro Barbosa, Golden State Warriors agree

espn.go.com — BILBAO, Spain -- ‎Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned. [+] Enlarge With the Miami Heat also in pursuit, Golden State has secured a commitment from Barbosa on a one-year deal at the veteran minimum, according to NBA front-office sources.
Aug 28, 2014

ESPN link to latest on Brazil star Leandro Barbosa and his looming deal with Golden State - espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id…

Morning Briefing: Mets look to take series

espn.go.com — FIRST PITCH: The New York Mets will try to win a series from the Atlanta Braves for the third time this season when the two teams play Thursday night at Citi Field.

Michael Vick's greatest triumph

espn.go.com — Howard Smith/USA TODAY Sports The proudest moment of Michael Vick's career didn't come on a football field. FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Michael Vick was talking about his greatest achievement as an NFL quarterback, and it had nothing to do with the time he beat Brett Favre in a playoff game at Lambeau Field.
Aug 27, 2014

Michael Vick tells @Ian_OConnor about standing up for Riley Cooper after Cooper's racist rant. Interesting: espn.go.com/new-york/nfl/s…

Aug 27, 2014

Michael Vick's greatest triumph: Saving Riley Cooper's career. Good read from Ian O'Connor: m.espn.go.com/general/story?…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @Ian_OConnor: Michael Vick saved Riley Cooper's career, and now hopes Cooper still appreciates it. es.pn/1mSNXhd via @ESPNNewYork

Aug 27, 2014

RT @Ian_OConnor: Michael Vick saved Riley Cooper's career, and now hopes Cooper still appreciates it. es.pn/1mSNXhd via @ESPNNewYork

Andrelton Simmons still amazing on D

espn.go.com — Cue up the Ozzie Smith and Omar Vizquel comparisons one more time for Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Simmons made one of the best defensive plays by an infielder this season, throwing out Travis d'Arnaud at first base from deep in the shortstop-third base hole, with the tying run at third base and two outs in the eighth inning, and the Braves clinging to a one-run lead over the New York Mets.
Aug 28, 2014

Mark Simon writes here about Andrelton Simmons's defense this season, and that play Wednesday. espn.go.com/blog/statsinfo…

Inside the Office - Steve Spurrier - ESPN

espn.go.com — A great coach's office is like a museum, full of history and mementos, personal and professional. This season, ESPN.com will give you a tour of a college football coach's inner sanctum each week. Today's stop: Columbia, South Carolina, in the office of Steve Spurrier.
Aug 27, 2014

Our first Inside the coaches' office is Spurrier: espn.go.com/ncf/feature/mo… I did one on Muschamp coming later this fall.

Aug 27, 2014

RT @aadelsonESPN: Cannot rave enough about this cool new feature: Inside the coaches' office. This week: Spurrier. espn.go.com/ncf/feature/mo…

Ron Roenicke of Milwaukee Brewers -- Ump 'terrible behind plate'

espn.go.com — Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he might as well have thrown the towel in as early as the second inning of a 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday thanks to plate umpire Mark Ripperger, who "we've had before, and he is terrible behind home plate."

Steve Spurrier, winning at football and life, could challenge Bear Bryant's SEC record

espn.go.com — COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Bob Stoops' cell phone was buzzing last November. Only hours earlier, he'd passed Barry Switzer to become Oklahoma's all-time winningest coach with a 41-31 win over Kansas State. It was a given that he was going to hear that night from one of his closest friends and the godfather of his twin sons.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @30for30: Want more on the Head Ball coach? @ClowESPN explains why he is winning at both football and life: es.pn/1sDyDrZ #TheBeliever

Aug 27, 2014

This is excellent. RT @ClowESPN: The Head Ball Coach does it his way. My story: espn.go.com/college-footba…

Aug 27, 2014

This is just a gem of a Spurrier story by @ClowESPN, who knows him as well as anyone in the media espn.go.com/college-footba…

Stan Wawrinka advances at US Open, tells fan to 'shut up'

espn.go.com — Associated Press NEW YORK -- Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka got into a bit of a tiff with a spectator, telling him to "Shut up," on the way to beating 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) in the second round of the US Open.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @ESPNTennis: Stan Wawrinka advances at US Open, tells fan to 'shut up' es.pn/1mVdIgQ

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