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Steelers’ Blount replaces Archer on kick returns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Dri Archer is out and veteran LeGarrette Blount is in for the Pittsburgh Steelers on kickoff returns in a change meant to boost its special teams results.

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Judge halts New Jersey’s sports betting plan

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

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Cardinals Wainwright undergoes elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After getting a second opinion, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright had what the team described as minor elbow surgery on Friday.

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Utah will go with Wilson at QB against USC

Nearly two months into the season and Utah coach Kyle Whittingham is still waiting for one of his starting quarterbacks to stand out.

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Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore. Two people familiar with the situation say a hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6. The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014,  because details of the hearing have not been made public.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

The attorney leading the NFL players’ union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case tells The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.

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