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September 3, 2015 - 10:28pm
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jordan Todman ran for a long touchdown and Carolina's defense shut down the Pittsburgh Steelers backups in a 23-6 win on Thursday night in the preseason finale for both teams.

Todman had a 49-yard sprint in the second quarter and Joe Webb found tight end Marcus Lucas for a 23-yard score just before the half as the Panthers rolled. Carolina finished up a 3-1 preseason by outgaining the Steelers 454-191.

Pittsburgh ended an extended...

September 3, 2015 - 10:28pm
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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston sat out and DeVante Parker played, which was the biggest news in the exhibition season finale Thursday between the Buccaneers and Dolphins, won by Tampa Bay, 22-17.

Some Bucs starters played briefly, but No. 1 overall draft pick Winston took the night off after warming up. Almost all of the Dolphins' starters sat out, and they didn't play either of their top two quarterbacks, Ryan Tannehill or Matt Moore.


September 3, 2015 - 10:18pm
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BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — DeShawn Jones had 189 yards on 15 carries, including a 60-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter, to help lead Campbell to a 41-20 win over Pikesville in its season opener on Thursday night.

Kameron Bryant completed 12 of 19 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns and added 67 yards on the ground with one score.

The Camels scored 21 of the first 24 points to take a 21-3 lead late in the second quarter. Pikeville...

September 3, 2015 - 10:15pm
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Brett Hundley threw for four scores, Myles White made a case for a spot on the Packers' injury-stricken receiving corps with two touchdowns, and Green Bay finished the preseason with a 38-10 win Thursday night over the New Orleans Saints (0-4).

Hundley connected with Larry Pinkard on a 77-yard touchdown pass off a catch-and-run in the third quarter for the Packers (2-2). Pinkard had a highlight-reel play that the roster longshot...

September 3, 2015 - 10:15pm
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DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have recalled right-hander David Hale from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Hale was on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain from July 10 to Aug. 18. He made two starts before being optioned to Albuquerque on Aug. 23.

He began the season on the 15-day DL with a strained left oblique. He was brought up twice as the 26th man for two doubleheaders before being recalled June 8.

Hale, who was...

September 3, 2015 - 10:15pm
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September 3, 2015 - 10:15pm
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman continued his torrid stretch with three hits and four RBIs, Jordan Zimmermann pitched six solid innings and the Washington Nationals opened a seven-game homestand with a 15-1 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.

Washington moved within six games of the first-place New York Mets, who were off Thursday, in the NL East.

Over his last 11 games, Zimmerman, who was 3 for 3 on Thursday, is 17 for 42 (.405) with...

September 3, 2015 - 10:15pm
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — John Wolford passed for three touchdowns and ran 70 yards for another score, and Wake Forest opened by routing FCS member Elon 41-3 on Thursday night.

Wolford was 20 of 27 for a career-high 323 yards and threw touchdowns covering 10 yards to Cam Serigne, 30 yards to Cortez Lewis and 27 yards to Chuck Wade before exiting in the third quarter.

The Demon Deacons are above .500 for the first time in second-year coach Dave...

September 3, 2015 - 10:09pm
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tom Obarski made a 28-yard field goal with 2:49 left in Thursday night's preseason finale and the Bengals defense kept Indianapolis out of the end zone for a 9-6 victory.

Cincinnati won for the third time in four weeks, while the Colts, at 1-3, finished with their 12th consecutive non-winning preseason.

The game was marred by a fan who was injured at halftime. Colts chief operating officer Pete Ward said a woman was hit by falling...

September 3, 2015 - 10:08pm
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tim Tebow threw two touchdown passes and an interception in his final opportunity to make Philadelphia's roster, and the Eagles fell to the New York Jets 24-18 on Thursday night.

Tebow, competing with Matt Barkley for the No. 3 quarterback job, flashed some of the playmaking and inconsistency that have made him so polarizing. He finished 11 of 17 for 189 yards, and added 32 yards on four rushes.

Barkley was 4 of 9 for 45...

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