SPORTS HEADLINES 08/18/2012

Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema names starting QB via Twitter

Wisconsin head coach Bert Bielema took to Twitter to name the Badgers’ starting quarterback on Sunday night: "Also had so many questions about our QB situation that want everyone to know we are going to start Danny O’Brien in our opener against UNI.USA Today · 29 minutes ago

Transfer O’Brien tabbed as Wisconsin starting QB

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Bielema picks transfer O’Brien as starting QB

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Philbin not ready to name Dolphins’ starting QB

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Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said Sunday that he’s not yet ready to name his team’s starting quarterback for Week One. Prior to training camp, Philbin, the team’s first-year head coach, said he wanted to announce his …YAHOO! · 4 hours ago

The Miami Dolphins starting QB … might not be named for another week

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Why Tyrann Mathieu Getting Kicked Off The LSU Football Team Will Benefit Him In The Long Run

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Jon Lester all aces as Red Sox win in NY

NEW YORK — Better late than never, Jon Lester [stats] has morphed back into an ace. It took four months and a brutal beating by the Toronto Blue Jays last month at Fenway Park [map], but at last, Lester has regained …Boston Herald · 7 hours ago

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Lester, Gonzalez Lead Red Sox Over Yankees 4-1

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Report: San Francisco Giants’ Melky Cabrera schemed to avoid PED suspension

SAN DIEGO — In a statement released after he was suspended for use of a banned substance, Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera said he accepted Major League Baseball’s decision. As it turns out, Cabrera wasn’t nearly as …San Jose Mercury News · 3 hours ago

Exclusive: Daily News uncovers bizarre plot by San Francisco Giants’ Melky Cabrera to use fake website and duck drug …

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Report: Giants’ Cabrera tried to use fake website

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The Jets Haven’t Shown Penchant for the Big Play

Through the Jets’ first two preseason games, only one of their offensive possessions has culminated in a touchdown, and the Jets themselves didn’t score it. When first-year Giants defensive back Jayron Hosley intercepted …Wall Street Journal · 2 hours ago

Jets’ Offensive Formation Looks Like a Question Mark

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Giants stifle Sanchez, Tebow in 26-3 win vs. Jets

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AL roundup: Tigers blow big lead in loss to Orioles

DETROIT — Nate McLouth hit a go-ahead, two-run triple and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the Detroit Tigers 7-5 on Sunday. McLouth, Nick Markakis and Mark Reynolds each had two hits for the Orioles, who have …Boston Herald · 1 hour ago

Davis powers up against Tigers

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Orioles vs. Tigers: Baltimore rallies for victory

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