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Beckham happy for ‘clean slate’ with Angels

Los Angeles Angels' Gordon Beckham, right, blows a bubble after being called out on strikes from Oakland Athletics' Jon Lester in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

CHICAGO (AP) — Gordon Beckham kept hearing that the White Sox might trade him. And even though he liked being in Chicago, he’s glad they did.

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Jets suspend Patterson for rest of preseason

This is a 2014, file photo showing Dimitri Patterson of the New York Jets NFL football team. The Jets have "indefinitely" suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson after he left the team for 48 hours without contacting the organization.General manager John Idzik said Monday, Aug. 25, 2014,  that Patterson spoke to him and coach Rex Ryan on Sunday night. Idzik would not discuss the reason for the absence. (AP Photo/File)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Dimitri Patterson’s suspension will last a few more days.

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Bradford loss puts crimp in Rams plans

In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Rams quarterback Shaun Hill (14) calls a play in the huddle during a preseason NFL football game against the the New Orleans Saints in St. Louis. Complicating preparations on a short practice field, the Rams also must get used to Shaun Hill calling the signals instead of Sam Bradford. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jeff Fisher keeps repeating the mantra: We’re going to be fine, it’ll be business as usual with no decrease in production.

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Broncos already facing adversity

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) talks to Houston Texans strong safety D.J. Swearinger (36) after a Broncos touchdown during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Denver. Manning was whistled for taunting. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER (AP) — General manager John Elway wanted more of an edge on defense after Denver’s shellacking in the Super Bowl, so he went out and signed free agents DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward.

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Broncos trade for kicker Brandon McManus

In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater (5) boots the ball during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans in Denver. Prater is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, according to the Denver Post. The Broncos declined to comment on the report, and neither Prater nor his lawyer, Harvey Steinberg, replied to text messages from The Associated Press early Sunday morning. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — When word of Matt Prater’s pending four-game suspension came down, Denver rookie kicker Mitch Ewald said, “There’s an opening there. Is it for me? Who knows? It might be, it might be for somebody else.”

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