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Eight college football stadium oddities

Thousands of fans flock to college football stadiums every fall, but few know about the strange history that exists so close to their seats.

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Chargers say Seahawks rookie attacked Rivers

Seahawks defensive lineman Frank Clark angered multiple offensive linemen on the Chargers who accused the rookie of trying to attack San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers while under a pile.

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Gruden admits RG III confusion, defends team

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said he was left like everyone else -- scratching his head over how Robert Griffin III went from being cleared one day to out the next with concussion symptoms.

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Watch live: Little League World Series

Pearland, Texas meets Mexico in the third-place game. Watch it live on ESPN & WatchESPN. Japan will play Lewisberry, Pennsylvania in the LLWS title game at 3 p.m. ET on ABC.

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Up, up and away: Bye world champs
Olympic Sports 

Dancers finished off the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, as the closing ceremonies ended the 9-day competition.

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Can the Rangers sustain their success?
MLB 

"They can," ESPN's Buster Olney told SportsCenter. Texas leads the 2nd wild card spot after going 25-14 since the All-Star break. They are "gathering momentum as we head down the stretch," Olney said.

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Beltway rivals scuffle in preseason
NFL 

Ravens' WR Steve Smith Sr. and Redskins' CB Chris Culliver were ejected after a brawl as Washington cruised past Baltimore 31-13.

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Sam Bradford in Philly so far: scary good
NFL 

The new Eagles QB went 10-of-10 with 121 yards and 3 TDs in his most recent preseason game. Damien Woody says: "If they can keep Sam Bradford healthy, this is going to be a very scary offense."

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Dusan Tadic: Look what I found
Soccer 

When Norwich City goalie John Ruddy saved a Graziano Pellé header, Southampton's Tadic simply had to take a couple of steps to tap in his 2nd goal in 3 minutes.

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Strike a pose, U.S. track team
Olympic Sports 

The U.S. women's 4x400 relay team of Francena McCorory, Sanya Richards-Ross, Natasha Hastings and Allyson Felix made quite the entrance before the event's final at the world championships. The U.S. took silver.

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WATCH: LLWS third-place game
Little League World Series 

Pearland, Texas, faces Mexico in each team's final appearance at the 2015 Little League World Series. Both teams lost in walk-off finishes in the U.S. and international championship games on Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Southampton pouring it on
Soccer 

Two goals in under 3 minutes by Dusan Tadic pushes Southampton's lead to 3-0. Tadic's second goal was a mere tap-in off a John Ruddy save of Graziano Pelle's attempt. Norwich City has yet to get a shot on goal. Follow live

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SAINTS DOUBLE THEIR LEAD! Dusan Tadic sweeps home a Sadio Mane cross to make it Southampton 2-0 Norwich.

Why is Jameis Winston's struggling?
NFL 

The OL protection is breaking down, ESPN's Mark Dominik told SportsCenter: "What's happening there, that makes me nervous, is the fact that I think Jameis Winston is now getting scared in the pocket."

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NFL 

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

One piece of good news for the Steelers from an unsettling 43-19 loss to the Bills was first-round pick Bud Dupree doesn't have a serious injury. He left the game with a right foot issue, but coach Mike Tomlin told reporters after the game the issue is insignificant, just soreness.

ICYMI: Montana's thrilling upset in opener
College Football 

Brady Gustafson completed 30 of 55 attempts for 434 yards passing, while Joey Counts scored the game-winning TD with 2 seconds left as No. 12 Montana beat No. 1 North Dakota State 38-35 in the FCS opener.

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College Football 

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey will get an MRI on his knee today. Pouncey had a slight limp in the locker room after Miami's win over the Falcons but says it isn't serious.

Pellé sneaks in only first half goal
Soccer 

In stoppage time, Southamption finally took advantage of Norwich City playing a man down. Graziano Pellé snuck a goal inside the near post for the game's only score so far.

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Gruden on RG III: Nothing to see here

RG III was cleared to play vs. the Ravens on Saturday night, until he wasn't, leaving the Washington QB situation up in the air. "We have to find out how Robert is," Gruden said. "[Griffin] has to go through the protocol and get retested. We'll see how he's doing then and make our decision. ... I'm not going to announce anything [tonight], and there is no controversy." Confusion

HALFTIME: Southampton 1, Norwich City 0
Soccer 

A nifty two-pass sequence put the ball on the feet of Graziano Pellé, whose stoppage time volley was the half's only goal. Norwich City played the final 14 minutes a man down due to Steven Whittaker's red card. Follow live

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Norwich City's Steven Whittaker sent off
Soccer 

Two yellow cards in the span of 4.5 minutes earned Whittaker a red card. He was sent off in the 31st minute of the match against Southampton.

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GOAL FOR SOUTHAMPTON! Pelle fires home on the stroke of half-time. Southampton 1-0 Norwich

American Pharoah's loss stuns Saratoga

Owner Ahmed Zayat says the Triple Crown champ could be retired: "My gut feeling right now tells me now if he's not firing, there's something going on. And I need to see what's going on. He's going to come first."

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RED CARD Norwich's Steven Whittaker picks up a second yellow card. Still Southampton 0-0 Norwich

Carli Lloyd's next career? Secret agent
Soccer 

Soccer star? Check. World champion? Check. So, what's next? The World Cup champ told SiriusXM's Town Hall on Thursday her two ambitions for post-soccer: become a pilot or a CIA or FBI agent. Secret agent woman?

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