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Kuchar healthy again after bizarre back injury

Golfers Tiger Woods, left, and Rory McIlroy right, sit near as television host Jimmy Fallon makes a joke during a golfing demonstration, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Chalk this up to one of the more bizarre injuries in golf. Matt Kuchar missed the final major of the year when his back locked up on him from having to sit too long in traffic.

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Jaguars QB Bortles making strides in backup role

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — There are plenty of signs that Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is making steady strides as a rookie.

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Smith in charge of revamped Arkansas defense

Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith walks onto the field before a preseason NCAA college football practice at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.  (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bret Bielema liked what he saw from Arkansas’ new-look defense early during preseason camp.

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NY Islanders owner announces sale

This is an Oct. 24, 2012, file photo,  showing New York Islanders owner Charles Wang addressing the media during a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. In a statement Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, the team says a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin has reached an agreement to buy a "substantial" minority interest in the team. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.

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Eagles release linebacker Phillips

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Linebacker Jason Phillips, one of the first players signed by the Philadelphia Eagles under coach Chip Kelly, was released Tuesday before he played in a regular-season game for the team.

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