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Working the Wire: Gates Returns
Working the Wire: Gates Returns

Kevin Payne scours the waiver wire for Week 5's best pickups, and at the top of the list is Antonio Gates, who returns from suspension this week for Philip Rivers and the Chargers.

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Herron (shoulder) signed with the Bills on Tuesday,'s Mike Rodak reports.
Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio said Murray didn't play the final drive of Sunday's loss to the Bears because the team felt Roy Helu was a better option for the situation, reports.
Backman suited up in Week 4 for the first time in his professional career but took the field for just three offensive snaps.
Hester (toe) has been placed on injured reserve/designated to return, ESPN's Vaughn McClure reports.
Janis saw action on 15 offensive snaps but was not targeted in Sunday's victory over the 49ers.
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Fantasy Baseball News
Matusz had successful surgery on his right shoulder, Roch Kubatko of reports.
Suzuki signed a one year, $2 million contract on Tuesday, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.
Uribe (chest/ribs) has been ruled out of the NLDS, Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal reports.
Flores reported Tuesday that his back is feeling better, Matt Ehalt of The Record reports.
Plouffe is unlikely to play in the outfield according to general manger Terry Ryan, Rhett Bollinger of reports.
Fantasy Basketball News
Bargnani (hamstring) did not practice Tuesday, Andy Vasquez of The Record reports.
Amundson did not practice Tuesday due to personal reasons, Al Iannazzone of Newsday reports.
Afflalo (ankle) was held out of practice again Tuesday, Al Iannazzone of Newsday reports.
Love (arm) has been cleared for 3-on-3 workouts, Tom Withers of the AP reports.
Whiteside (calf) will not play in Wednesday's preseason game, Jason Lieser of the Palm Beach Post reports.
Fantasy Hockey News
Dupuis will be out for at least one month with a lower-body injury, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Fontaine (oblique) has been placed on injured reserve, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Havlat will not sign with the Panthers, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Raffl signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Jets Tuesday.
Olsen cleared waivers and is headed to AHL Portland, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.
Fantasy Golf News
Scott returns to traditional-length putter at Presidents Cup Andy Zunz of reports.
Fantasy College Football News
Coach Phil Montgomery announced Tuesday that Lucas (knee) is out for the season, Kelly Hines of the Tulsa World reports.
Fantasy College Basketball News
Hawkins to miss four weeks with a broken bone in his right hand.
Fantasy NASCAR News
Logano struggled with the handling of his No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion on Sunday afternoon at Dover International Speedway, coming home with a 10th-place finish in the AAA 400 and safely transferring into the second round of the Chase of the Sprint Cup, reports.
Fantasy Soccer News
Romero said he accepts that he is now the No. 2 to David de Gea after starting the first six matches of the season, according to the Daily Mail.

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