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Confident Cook leads Michigan State into showdown

Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook (18) scrambles against Jacksonville State during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 45-7. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Connor Cook tried his best last season to ignore the talk of how Michigan State’s defense was carrying the team.

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Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team

In this Sept. 29, 2012, file photo, USA's Webb Simpson reacts after making a putt on the 11th hole during a four-ball match at the Ryder Cup PGA golf tournament at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson announces his wild-card selections for the American team, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan, Webb Simpson and Chris Kirk among the favorites. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.

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Cardinals know QB Lindley tipping off Chargers

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals are downplaying it, but there’s no doubt that the San Diego Chargers have a practice squad quarterback with a whole lot of information about Arizona coach Bruce Arians’ team.

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Tennessee OT Gilliam out for year with torn ACL

In this Aug. 31, 2014, photo, Tennessee left tackle Jacob Gilliam is helped off the field after sustaining a knee injury against Utah State in Knoxville, Tenn. Gilliam is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament according to coach Butch Jones. (AP Photo, Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee offensive tackle Jacob Gilliam will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Sunday during a 38-7 victory over Utah State.

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Packers rookie center headed into noisy Seattle

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mike McCarthy’s scouting report was brief. In fact, it wasn’t really a scouting report at all. It was just a statement.

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