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  • O’s Claim First AL East Title in 17 Years

    The Baltimore Orioles earned their first American League East pennant in 17 years with wins in four of five games played from Sept. 15 to Sept. 20. Baltimore clinched the division title while sweeping the Toronto Blue Jays in a three-game home series. The Orioles then split wins in the first ...

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  • Nationals Win Second Division Pennant in Two Years

    The Washington Nationals claimed their second National League East title in two years while winning five of six games played from Sept. 15 to Sept. 20. The Nationals clinched their division crown after beating the Braves in the second of a three-game series in Atlanta before falling in the ...

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  • Florida State Suspends QB Jameis Winston for Entire Game

    (Updated 9/20/2014) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has suspended Jameis Winston for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday, extending its initial punishment of one half after the quarterback made “offensive and vulgar” comments about female anatomy earlier this week. ...

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  • Police: Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted Wife

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday. The details surfaced in a law enforcement report a day after Dwyer was arrested on ...

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  • Vikings Now Barring Peterson from Team Activities

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings changed course early Wednesday and decided in the middle of the night to put star running back Adrian Peterson on hiatus while he deals with a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf said they made they move after ...

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  • Nats Beat Braves to Clinch Another NL East Title

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season. Tanner Roark pitched five-hit ball over seven innings, Ian Desmond’s two-run homer broke a ...

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  • Orioles Clinch AL East with 8-2 Win over Blue Jays

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their ...

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  • Vikings Reinstate Peterson Despite Abuse Charge

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings less than a week after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Peterson, considered one of the best running backs in the NFL, was benched for Sunday’s 30-7 ...

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  • Mayweather Wins Easily in Rematch with Maidana

    Floyd “Money” Mayweather retained the WBC welterweight, WBC superweight and WBC light middleweight championships after beating Marcos Maidana by unanimous decision on Sept. 13 at MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was the rematch fight that most fans wanted to see after ...

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