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Orioles tie team record with seven homers in win over Blue Jays

September 27, 2012
Orioles tie team record with seven homers in win over Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles tied a team record Wednesday night by hitting seven home runs in their 12-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The victory kept Baltimore within 1 1/2 games of the American League East-leading New York Yankees. Chris Davis and Manny Machado each hit two home runs, and Nate McLouth, Jim Thome and…

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NFL issues statement on Seahawks/Packers final play

September 25, 2012
NFL issues statement on Seahawks/Packers final play

The NFL has issued its statement on Monday night’s Packers-Seahawks game, saying that Golden Tate should have been called for pass interference, but the result of the game will not be reversed.  Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw a pass into the end zone. Several players, including Seattle wide receiver Golden Tate and Green Bay safety…

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Seahawks top Packers 14-12 on controversial game-ending play

September 25, 2012
Seahawks top Packers 14-12 on controversial game-ending play

The growing anger over the performance of the NFL’s replacement officials may have reached critical mass Monday night over a controversial, game-ending touchdown that gave the Seattle Seahawks a 14-12 win over the Green Bay Packers in Monday Night Football. Seattle receiver Golden Tate was awarded a touchdown on a 24-yard desperation pass that many…

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Bacon shortage expected worldwide

September 25, 2012
Bacon shortage expected worldwide

Might want to get your fill of ham this year, because “a world shortage of pork and bacon next year is now unavoidable,” according to an industry trade group. Blame the drought conditions that blazed through the corn and soybean crop this year. Less feed led to herds declining across the European Union “at a…

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Jets’ cornerback Revis likely out for season with torn ACL

September 25, 2012
Jets’ cornerback Revis likely out for season with torn ACL

The New York Jets’ Darrelle Revis, perhaps the NFL’s top cornerback and the team’s best defensive player, is likely out for the season after it was confirmed Monday that he tore the ACL in his left knee during the third quarter of the Jets’ win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday when he fell awkwardly.…

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NFL fines Broncos coach, defensive coordinator for arguing with refs

September 25, 2012

The NFL fined Broncos coach John Fox $30,000 and defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio $25,000 on Monday for arguing with replacement officials a week ago. Also under review is the conduct of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and the Baltimore Ravens’ John Harbaugh in their game against each other Sunday, and of Washington Redskins…

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NFL players call in open letter for end of refs lockout

September 24, 2012
NFL players call in open letter for end of refs lockout

The third Sunday of the NFL’s regular season brought another round of complaints from players, coaches and fans about the officiating being done by the replacement referees as the regular refs continued to be locked out by the league.  On Sunday, the NFL players’ union sent an open letter to team owners calling for an…

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The iPhone 5 arrives

September 21, 2012
The iPhone 5 arrives

Even though the atmosphere in lines around the world wasn’t as exciting as in past years — in part thanks to sponsored human billboards and protesters — the moment the clock chimed 8 a.m. at Apple’s retail stores around the world, cheers erupted. The iPhone 5 has arrived.  The iPhone 5 is the latest generation…

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Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

September 21, 2012
Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

The Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds Thursday became the first Major League Baseball teams to clinch playoff spots. The Nationals assured themselves of at least a wild card berth with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night, while the Reds assured theirs by beating the Chicago Cubs 5-3 earlier in the…

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Giants roll over Panthers 36-7

September 21, 2012
Giants roll over Panthers 36-7

The New York Giants rolled over the Carolina Panthers 36-7 Thursday night in North Carolina. Giants quarterback Eli Manning went 27 of 35 for 288 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. For the Panthers, QB Cam Newton was 16 of 30 for 242 yards with three interceptions.

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