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A's ride Crisp's bat, glove to win vs. Tigers

A's ride Crisp's bat, glove to win vs. Tigers

MLB.com Updated Aug 26, 2013
Coco Crisp homered and finished a triple short of a cycle as the A's beat the Tigers, 8-6, on Monday night at Comerica Park. The victory kept Oakland 2 1/2 games back of the Rangers in the American League West.
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  • Lawrence Jackson among Vikings’ cuts

    Lawrence Jackson among Vikings’ cuts

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26, 2013
    As the Vikings make their way down toward the 75-man roster limit, defensive end Lawrence Jackson has lost his job. Jackson, a former first-round pick of the Seahawks who played the last three years for the Lions, was released by Minnesota today. Althou…
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  • A's place struggling Reddick on DL, DFA Neshek

    A's place struggling Reddick on DL, DFA Neshek

    CNNSI.com Aug 26, 2013
    DETROIT (AP) The Oakland Athletics placed right fielder Josh Reddick on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a sprained right wrist.
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  • Three-way battle for Lions' right tackle spot going down to wir…

    Three-way battle for Lions' right tackle spot going down to wire

    Jason Fox, along with Corey Hilliard and rookie LaAdrian Waddle, are waiting for the coaches to decide which of them will be the starting right tackle in the regular season opener against the Vikings.
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  • LB Chris White, acquired for Thaddeus Young, ready for shot wit…

    LB Chris White, acquired for Thaddeus Young, ready for shot with Lions

    detnews.com Aug 26, 2013
    Nothing like making your debut against your old running mates, as White will do Thursday when the Lions play the Bills. 'That's going to be pretty crazy,' he said.
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  • Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson still not pra…

    Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson still not practicing

    The Lions' injury situation remained much the same as it was on Sunday, meaning it was pretty much a mystery, with coach Jim Schwartz not divulging any information or updates on the 10 players who were held out or were limited at practice Monday.
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  • Pats' Amendola practices after missing game

    Pats' Amendola practices after missing game

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    Receiver Danny Amendola, who was held out of practices last week and didn't play in the New England Patriots' 40-9 preseason loss to the Detroit Lions, returned to practice Monday.
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  • Miguel Cabrera hits monster home run to second deck at Citi Fie…

    Miguel Cabrera hits monster home run to second deck at Citi Field

    yahoo.com Aug 26, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. I don't know about "500 feet," as Detroit Tigers broadcaster Rod Allen said in the video, but how about 460? How long did Miguel Cabrera's monstrous home run at Citi Field, which reached the second deck i…
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  • Louis Delmas satisfied mentally after his preseason debut

    Louis Delmas satisfied mentally after his preseason debut

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26, 2013
    The Lions have managed safety Louis Delmas‘ practice time closely all summer in hopes of keeping Delmas and his balky left knee on the field as much as possible during the season. While that hasn’t meant a lot of reps for Delmas with his teammates, it d…
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  • Lions safety Tyrell Johnson earns coach's praise, probable spot…

    Lions safety Tyrell Johnson earns coach's praise, probable spot on team

    detnews.com Aug 26, 2013
    Johnson has given himself a real chance of making the Lions 53-man roster. Last week against the Patriots, he was one of the gunners on the first punt and kickoff teams. He played' special teams snaps and 30 snaps in the secondary.
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  • Video - Cabrera Homers Again, But A's Win 00:29

    Cabrera Homers Again, But A's Win

    Aug 26
    Miguel Cabrera hit his 43rd home run, but the Athletics outlasted the Tigers 8-6.

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