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The Galveston County Daily News : Sports

July 26, 2014

Sports

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Packers re-sign WR Jordy Nelson after 1st practice

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers have signed receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension, securing their top player at a position that has had several high-profile departures in recent years.

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Svitolina, Jovanovski in Baku Cup final
Posted: July 26, 2014

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Defending champion Elina Svitolina advanced to the Baku Cup final after beating Francesca Schiavone of Italy 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday.

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Nibali set to win Tour; Martin wins time trial
Posted: July 26, 2014

PERIGUEUX, France (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France and two Frenchmen will join him on the podium after a dramatic penultimate stage on Saturday.

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Baseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 12:01 pm

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.

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Browns fans flock to see Johnny Football
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 12:01 pm

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — They came to see what he's all about, to see if Johnny Football can be the one to lead the Browns back to glory.

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Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program
Posted: July 26, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.

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Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical
Posted: July 26, 2014

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron is fertile fishing territory once more, with fast-growing populations of native species such as walleye and lake trout, biologists say. Now the challenge is convincing anglers to take the bait.

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Colts' Ballard out for season due to torn Achilles
Posted: July 26, 2014

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Colts coach Chuck Pagano says running back Vick Ballard will miss the entire season due to a torn Achilles tendon.

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Camps are open, training rooms will get busy
Posted: July 26, 2014

Now that training camps are underway, team owners and fantasy football fans alike are holding their collective breath, praying to reach the regular season with their rosters intact.

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