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Vikings cautious with Greenway’s wrist

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been bothered a sore right wrist, prompting coach Mike Zimmer to limit him in practice.

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Brady ready for increased action against Carolina

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sets to throw a pass during an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady left the practice field Wednesday and for the first time this season, strode through the locker room to the media room podium rather than making the short jaunt to the sideline to address reporters.

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Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward’s death

In this May 22, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he’s skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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Huskies to play series against Ohio State, Arizona

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut men’s basketball team, looking to bolster its nonconference schedule, has announced deals to play Ohio State and Arizona in a pair of home-and-home series.

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NFC North has potential for plenty of points

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the St. Louis Rams Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Green Bay’s grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable.

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