WMMA FIGHTS FOR THE WEEK AUGUST 24-26

andria-caplanAugust 24, 2012 Andria Caplan(1-0) vs. Gabrielle Holloway(0-0)** at CFFC 16

August 25, 2012 Audrey Alvarez**(0-0) vs. Debbie Garcia(2-0) at Xtreme Combat: Blood & Glory

August 25, 2012 Rachael McMillan(0-0)** vs. Kate Jackson(4-1) at WOMEN FIGHT BACK (125lbs)

August 25, 2012 Chloe Hinchliffe(0-2-1) vs. Cherie Buck(2-2-1) at WOMEN FIGHT BACK (135lbs)

August 25, 2012 Andrea Havlovicova**(0-0) vs. Emma Watson(2-2) at WOMEN FIGHT BACK (125lbs)

August 27, 2012 Belinda Sedgwick(0-0)** vs. Rebecca Steward(0-0)** at Storm MMA: Storm Damage

(Fea)Featherweight, (Ban)Bantamweight, (Fly)Flyweight, (Stw)Strawweight, (Lgt)Lightweight (Hvy)Heavyweight

(**)pro debut

Rankings Provided by Women’s MMA World Rankings

SPORTS HEADLINES 08/22/2012

Paul Domowitch: Eagles quarterback Nick Foles making most of his chances so far this preseason

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IF ANYONE in Philadelphia still thinks Michael Vick will be able to make it to the starting line for 16 games this season, I have a sweet piece of real estate in West Virginia with a great view of a coal mine you might be …Philadelphia Daily News · 3 hours ago

Eagles saving Vick for season

Philadelphia Daily News

Vick likely to miss Friday’s Eagles’ game

United Press International

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Coy Clemens won’t rule out comeback in Majors

Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens isn’t ruling out a potential trip to the majors in his latest comeback attempt. Clemens, who will start Saturday for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the Independent League, is not …New York Post · 4 hours ago

Clemens opens up on minor league appearance, possible comeback

CNN Sports Illustrated

Roger Clemens on Hall of Fame bid: "It’s not going to change my life either way"

CBS News

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Smith: Angels’ Wilson secure despite results

‘Sometimes you take that hammer to try to kill the ant and you end up banging your toe with it.’ — Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson He offers no apologies, claims no injury and makes no monumental revelations about the …NBCNews.com · 2 hours ago

Hard-charging Rays open series with A’s

NBCNews.com

Angels-Red Sox Preview

ESPN

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Sergio Garcia vague about caddy situation

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Another week, another caddie for Sergio Garcia. Garcia used a caddie from a nearby golf club when he won the Wyndham Championship on Monday in North Carolina. For the opening playoff event …Boston Herald · 4 hours ago

Sergio Garcia finally back in winner’s circle

Boston Globe

Sergio Garcia finds his next caddie at CBS

USA Today

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Bay Area is again the PED center

(08-23) 00:02 PDT — So now it’s raining on both sides of the bay. It’s raining suspensions, and this is no light drizzle. This is a full-blown monsoon, drenching high spirits and credibility with a vengeance. The high spirits will …San Francisco Gate · 5 hours ago

Melky Cabrera T-Shirts Order Canceled By San Francisco Giants

Huffington Post

Bay Area is again the steroid center

San Francisco Gate

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Browns QB Weeden growing in confidence

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brandon Weeden’s confidence has grown with every practice, every pass. Cleveland’s rocket-armed rookie quarterback says he has a solid grasp on the Browns’ playbook and that he’s getting into a …NJ.com · 3 hours ago

Where to park for Friday’s Browns game

NBCNews.com

RB Benson faces Bengals in first Packers outing

Chippewa Herald

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Oakland at Tampa Bay

Bartolo Colon was scheduled to pitch the opener of Oakland’s key three-game series at Tampa Bay. Instead, the Athletics must move forward without the veteran right-hander. The A’s will directly feel the effect of Colon’s …CBS Sports · 4 hours ago

TwinsCentric: Independent thinking

Minneapolis Star Tribune

AL roundup: Tommy Milone becomes a 10-game winner, beats Twins

Boston Herald

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GM Mike Tannenbaum defends Jets offense, thinks Mark Sanchez has enough weapons

Fighting the perception that the Jets don’t have enough offensive firepower for Mark Sanchez, Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said he was excited about the roster he’s put together thus far. "No question about it, I …NJ.com · 3 hours ago

Daily look at Tim Tebow in Jets training camp

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Jets (finally) bench Wayne Hunter

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Reds-Phillies Preview

The league leader in some major pitching categories while playing for a division front-runner, Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto is an obvious candidate for the NL Cy Young Award. Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels may be a long shot for that honor, but defeating the Reds …ESPN · 3 hours ago

Sorry, Cubs fans, but this is worse than you thought

Chicago Tribune

Reds, Phillies finale features battle of aces

FOX News

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Thames Double Leads Mariners Over Indians 3-1

SEATTLE — Even the postgame pie to the face is improving. Eric Thames earned his second celebratory shot to the face in the last eight days after his tiebreaking, two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning helped …NBCNews.com · 4 hours ago

Indians manager Manny Acta not fretting over job security

Sporting News

The bruising tale of Michael Saunders and his first HBP

Seattle Times

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Lindt USA Unveils New Lindor Advertising Featuring Roger Federer

STRATHAM, N.H., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli USA announces the launch of new advertising starring Lindt Global Brand Ambassador and current world leader in tennis …Yahoo Finance · 4 hours ago

Roger Federer to be seeded No. 1 at US Open; Djokovic second and Murray third

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Federer top seed for US Open

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Astros-Cardinals Preview

St. Louis’ series with the lowly Houston Astros carries extra importance because wins could be hard to come by for the Cardinals over the next week. So far, the defending World Series champions have been focused on …ESPN · 3 hours ago

Cardinals 4, Astros 2

FOXSports.com

Berkman has more criticisms for Astros

Houston Chronicle

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Detroit P Fister to miss next start with injury

DETROIT (AP) — Doug Fister will miss his scheduled start Saturday night for the Detroit Tigers because of tightness in his right groin. Manager Jim Leyland says rookie Drew Smyly will start in Fister’s place against the …NJ.com · 2 hours ago

Tigers’ Fister to miss start

Miami Herald

Blue Jays-Tigers Preview

ESPN

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Padres prove to be Pirates’ Achilles’ heel

If the Pirates fail in their bid to reach the postseason — or have a winning season — for the first time in 20 years, they could look back at the San Diego Padres as being one of the major reasons why they fell short. The …CBS Sports · 15 hours ago

MLB: St. Louis 4, Houston 2

United Press International

Can Cardinals manage another fast finish?

ESPN

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