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Elijah Holyfield, son of Evander Holyfield, scores

espn.go.com — ESPN.com news services Elijah Holyfield, the son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield and one of the nation's best high school football players, scored seven touchdowns Friday in Woodward Academy's victory over Decatur. Holyfield, a running back who is rated at No.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Michigan Wolverines

scores.espn.go.com — NCAA College Football Box Score

James Harrison, former Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, announces retirement from NFL

espn.go.com — By Coley Harvey | ESPN.com James Harrison, a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker and former NFL Defensive Player of the Year, is retiring from football. Harrison, who spent 10 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and played his final NFL season with the Cincinnati Bengals last year, announced his decision Saturday on his Facebook page.

Appalachian State Upset: 7 Years Later

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: Seven years later, we revisit one of the greatest upsets in college football history.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: Appalachian State is back in the Big House. 7 yrs ago, they pulled one of the greatest upsets in CFB history. VIDEO: es.pn/1lBf6dE

Aug 30, 2014

One if my favorite days: “@SportsCenter: Appalachian State is back. Pulled one of the greatest upsets in CFB history es.pn/1lBf6dE

2014 Regular Season MLB Baseball Batting Statistics and League Leaders

espn.go.com — Who owns the best batting average in the MLB? ESPN.com has the 2014 Regular Season leaders.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @Buster_ESPN: The MLB leader in extra-base hits since the All-Star break: Josh Harrison, with 25; Nolan Arenado is second. espn.go.com/mlb/stats/batt…

Aug 30, 2014

The MLB leader in extra-base hits since the All-Star break: Josh Harrison, with 25; Nolan Arenado is second. espn.go.com/mlb/stats/batt…

The Rays' next ace: Alex Cobb

espn.go.com — AP Photo/Patrick Semansky The Rays' Alex Cobb has been among the best pitchers in baseball this month. To describe Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb 's unusual windup, his pitching coach Jim Hickey has to actually go through the motion as he talks on the phone from his hotel room in Baltimore.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @msimonespn: .@RaysBaseball Alex Cobb leads MLB in hard-hit rate, has great changeup and 1 of MLB's most unusual windups. We talk es.pn/1n96YMt

Aug 30, 2014

.@RaysBaseball Alex Cobb leads MLB in hard-hit rate, has great changeup and 1 of MLB's most unusual windups. We talk es.pn/1n96YMt

Reports: 49ers cut three special teamers

espn.go.com — The most surprising cut the San Francisco 49ers have made thus far, in advance of today's 1 p.m. PT deadline to get their roster from 75 players to the initial 53-man roster? Let's go with three guys who are primarily special teamers.

4Q PSU S. Ficken 36 yd FG GOOD

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: PSU vs. UCF
Aug 30, 2014

Penn State’s dramatic last play win. 36 yd FG GOOD Video buff.ly/1wT6l3j

Watch: UCLA scores three defensive touchdowns in first half

espn.go.com — Who needs offense? Not UCLA. The seventh-ranked Bruins didn't do a whole lot on that side of the ball in the first half against heavy-underdog Virginia, but they did score three touchdowns on defense -- something no team has done in any one half since Cincinnati pulled it off against Akron in 2011.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: No. 7 UCLA had 3 defensive TD in the 2nd quarter alone. Watch them all: es.pn/VVDx9f

Harrison was one of a kind for Steelers

espn.go.com — Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT James Harrison had one of the greatest plays in Super Bowl history when he returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals. PITTSBURGH -- The closest I ever came to experiencing what an NFL quarterback faced when playing against James Harrison came in October of 2008.

Watch: UCLA scores three defensive touchdowns in first half

espn.go.com — Who needs offense? Not UCLA. The seventh-ranked Bruins didn't do a whole lot on that side of the ball in the first half against heavy-underdog Virginia, but they did score three touchdowns on defense -- something no team has done in any one half since Cincinnati pulled it off against Akron in 2011.

Fantasy football injury outlook -- Updates on Reggie Wayne, Percy Harvin, Julio Jones, others

espn.go.com — A preseason injury outlook on fantasy-noteworthy receivers. This column will be updated throughout the summer, and the latest information will appear toward the top: Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons: Jones was a standout for five weeks. Then, almost as quickly as it started, his season was over.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @Stephania_ESPN: If you're drafting this weekend, there are some WR updates here: 2014 injury outlook: Wide receiver es.pn/1mdaSU4 via @espnfantasy

Delaware State Hornets vs. Monmouth Hawks

scores.espn.go.com — NCAA College Football Box Score
Aug 30, 2014

For those looking for Monmouth-Delaware St. live stats, ESPN has it going. scores.espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?g…

Ravens presumably down to two moves

espn.go.com — The Baltimore Ravens presumably need to make two more moves to get down to the league-mandated 53-player limit by 4 p.m. ET Saturday. When the Ravens took the field Saturday, there were 55 players practicing (not including suspended players Ray Rice and Will Hill). The Ravens already announced five cuts: TE Nathan Overbay, OLB D.J.

Falcons waive rookie OLB Jacques Smith

espn.go.com — The Atlanta Falcons continued to shave their roster down to 53 players by releasing rookie outside linebacker Jacques Smith, a league source told ESPN.com. As an undrafted player out of the University of Tennessee, Smith immediately developed a reputation for being rugged after several training camp fights with his teammates.
Aug 30, 2014

Saturday Falcons' moves so far with Smith, Ebert, Shuler. Seven more to go. es.pn/1qqbxpk

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