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Cavaliers starting QB to be a 'game-day decision'
London says both Johns and Lambert will play against Richmond
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Quarterback Greyson Lambert’s tenure as the face of Virginia football didn’t even last until halftime of the season-opener. He was replaced by Matt Johns, and Johns played the entire second half.

Virginia coach Mike London insists there’s no quarterback controversy, but said who starts will be a game-day decision. The coach said both quarterbacks will play on Saturday when the Cavaliers (0-1) host Richmond (1-0) hoping to end a 10-game losing streak.

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Redskins punter no stranger to nickname
By JOSEPH WHITE - AP Sports Writer

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The uproar over the Washington Redskins name is nothing new to the team's new punter.

Tress Way, one of the surprise selections to the 53-man roster, played in high school for the Union Redskins in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the team runs through a teepee to take the field and the ubiquitous slogan is "All my life I want to be a Redskin."

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IN THE PITS: Is Stewart's mind on Chase?

By JENNA FRYER - AP Auto Racing Writer

Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it’s not a very good one: He must win Saturday night at Richmond, where he last visited Victory Lane in 2002.

He sat out three races after his sprint car struck and killed Kevin Ward at a New York dirt track on Aug. 9, and his return to competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway ended with a blown tire and a 41st-place finish.

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Ohio State's Meyer says Buckeyes will be ready for Hokies

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Urban Meyer has heard others say his team is too young, or that it was crippled by the loss of two-time Big Ten player of the year Braxton Miller.

He doesn’t buy it.

After the fifth-ranked Buckeyes came back from a slow start to beat Navy 34-17 on Saturday, Meyer said he doesn’t want to hear anything more about inexperience or adversity with Virginia Tech coming up in week 2.

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Kirk takes Deutsche over competitive, experienced field
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NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk picked up the biggest victory of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Still to be determined is just how big.

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Hamels and three relievers combine to no-hit Braves in Atlanta
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ATLANTA (AP) — With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta’s struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers.

“You feel like you’ve hit a good stride,” manager Fredi Gonzalez said. “And all of a sudden you go through a stretch where you score one run in 27 innings, and lucky enough to win one of those games.”

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