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A.J. Francis: Washington Redskins add DL to active roster

Oct. 20 (UPI) — The Washington Redskins have added defensive lineman A.J. Francis to their 53-man active roster. Washington announced the move on Thursday. The Redskins also placed rookie defensive lineman Jonathan Allen on injured reserve and signed defensive lineman Ondre Pipkins to their practice squad. Safety DeAngelo Hall‘s 21-day practice period also began on Thursday. Allen is expected to ...

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Buffalo Bills: Prediction, preview, pick to win

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-3) AT BUFFALO BILLS (3-2) KICKOFF: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, New Era Field. TV: FOX, Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (field reporter). SERIES HISTORY: 11th regular-season meeting. Buccaneers lead series, 7-3. Five of the first six meetings between these teams were decided by seven points or less while the last four have been double-digit margins. The ...

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Dallas Cowboys to host 2018 NFL draft at AT&T Stadium

The NFL announced Wednesday that the Dallas Cowboys will host next year’s draft with all three days taking place at AT&T Stadium. The 2018 NFL Draft will be held April 26-28 at the Cowboys’ stadium in Arlington, Texas, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday at the owners meetings in New York. It will be the first time the event will ...

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Swiss Indoors

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal announced Tuesday that he is pulling out of next week’s Swiss Indoors in Switzerland due to a knee injury. Nadal said in a Facebook post that he was examined by a doctor in his native Spain and was advised to take time off to give himself a chance to heal. “I am suffering from an over stressing ...

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup: La Coronel wins Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

Another international weekend of racing found Redzel victorious in the inaugural Everest Stakes in Australia, Bullards Alley shocking the Canadian International at Woodbine, Deirdre victorious in Japan and La Coronel a gate-to-wire winner in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland. Aidan O’Brien went one-for-five on three continents in his quest to tie the late Bobby Frankel‘s record of ...

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Miami Dolphins overcome 17-point deficit to top Atlanta Falcons

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons, like in the Super Bowl last season, couldn’t hold a big halftime lead and it was the Miami Dolphins who came away with a victory this time. Safety Reshad Jones intercepted Matt Ryan at the 6-yard line on a deflection with 39 seconds left and the Dolphins defeated the Falcons 20-17 on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz ...

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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside have Twitter beef

Oct. 14 (UPI) — It’s still the NBA preseason and there is already a high-profile Twitter beef. Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid and Miami Heat seven-footer Hassan Whiteside had a back-and-forth Friday night on the social media platform. The exchange began after the Sixers’ 119-95 win against the Heat at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Whiteside posted ...

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Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Chargers playing as scheduled despite wildfires

Oct. 13 (UPI) — Sunday’s game between the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers will be played as previously scheduled. The Raiders released a statement clarifying the game-time of 1:25 p.m. on Friday. The contest will be at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. “Sunday’s game against the Chargers remains scheduled for 1:25 p.m. at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum,” the Raiders said in ...

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