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Big 12 teams play top foes unexpectedly close

Oklahoma State coach MIke Gundy, center, watches play in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

There were the expected season-opening blowout victories for Big 12 teams.

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Jets sign CB Adams, release WR Enunwa

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have signed cornerback Phillip Adams, adding depth to their thin secondary, and released wide receiver Quincy Enunwa.

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Mauer has 4 RBIs to lead Twins over Orioles, 6-4

Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer high-fives teammates in the dugout after scoring on a Kennys Vargas sacrifice fly ball in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins were counting on their best pitcher to pull the team out of its latest funk, and Phil Hughes delivered.

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Michigan power running game looks like glory days

Appalachian State defensive back Treyon Garnett (16) fails to stop Michigan running back Derrick Green (27) in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Michigan won 52-14. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It’s been a few years, but Michigan might have a running attack again.

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys looking at ‘uphill climb’

In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones looks on before an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Arlington, Texas. The usually optimistic Jerry Jones is using "uphill climb" rather than "Super Bowl" to describe the outlook of his Cowboys.  (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an “uphill climb.”

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