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Hagel seeks info on military relationship with NFL

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking for information about the military's relationship with the National Football League, amid a number of high-profile d…...

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Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway

Details Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown," the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place…...

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North Korean team welcomed to Asian Games village

Details North Korean team welcomed to Asian Games village INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — First hurdle cleared — the Asian Games organizers raised the right flag for North Korea on Thursday. The South Korean break dancers, however, found themselves worki…...

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Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

Details BALTIMORE (AP) — On the field, their ex-teams are huge NFL rivals....

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Former Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

Details BALTIMORE (AP) — On the field their teams may be rivals, but off the field, brothers Ma'ake (May-ah-kay) and Chris Kemoeatu (Kee-mo-ee-ah-tu)_one a former Baltimore Raven, the other an ex-Pitt…...

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Pelosi: NFL Rice investigation sufficient for now

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says that for now the NFL's investigation into its handling of the domestic violence case involving running back Ray Rice is an appropriate…...

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NKorean Olympic gymnast banned for age cheating

Details LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A North Korean female gymnast on Wednesday was banned and stripped of all her results since 2006 in a case of age cheating....

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Prep football: La Follette’s Cahleel Copus to return this season, questionable for Week 5

Details Prep football: La Follette’s Cahleel Copus to return this season, questionable for Week 5 While La Follette running back Cahleel Copus’ status for Friday’s game at Janesville Craig remains unknown, Lancers coach Scott Swanson said the senior will not miss the entire season....

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Black women's group criticizes NFL

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading black women's group says the NFL's decision not to include any African-American women as consultants on domestic violence is "unacceptable."...

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Prep baseball: Madison West pitcher Rosenblum-Larson commits to Harvard

Details Prep baseball: Madison West pitcher Rosenblum-Larson commits to Harvard West pitcher Simon Rosenblum-Larson’s exceptional arm and mind had a number of Ivy League schools lining up for him over the summer, but a recent visit to Harvard pushed one of the country’s t…...

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Kostner summoned in Schwazer doping case

Details ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner will appear before Italian Olympic Committee officials investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfrie…...

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Vikings reinstate special teams coach Priefer

Details MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer is rejoining the Minnesota Vikings staff as soon as possible....

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SEC dominating AP poll again

Details SEC dominating AP poll again Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's third weekend....

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Could Pacquiao fight be in cards for Mayweather?

Details Could Pacquiao fight be in cards for Mayweather? LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have boxed himself into a corner by outboxing Marcos Maidana in their rematch....

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Ohio State band alumni: Reinstate director

Details COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University should disavow the investigative report of the school's celebrated marching band that led to the firing of its director for failing to stop a "sexua…...

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Pistorius can compete again in Paralympics

Details Pistorius can compete again in Paralympics Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served any punishment for killing his girlfriend, the International Paralympic Committee said Friday....

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Bills fan who fell on man gets community service

Details ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo Bills fan who fell from the upper deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium and injured another spectator last year has been sentenced to 100 hours of community service....

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Ex-NFL players lose bid to disrupt concussion deal

Details PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seven former NFL players hoping to intervene in a proposed settlement of concussion claims have lost their federal court appeal....

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California school changes criticized Arab mascot

Details California school changes criticized Arab mascot THERMAL, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school has changed its nickname from the Arabs to the Mighty Arabs and has adopted a logo with a nobler image, school officials announced Wednesday....

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Keeneland yearling sales top $100 million mark

Details LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Keeneland's September Yearling Sale topped the $100 million mark with celebrity chef Bobby Flay breeding one of two fillies that were purchased for at least $1.1 million each....

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AP Source: Law enforcement official sent copy of Ray Rice tape to NFL executive in April

Details ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — AP Source: Law enforcement official sent copy of Ray Rice tape to NFL executive in April....

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'Missing' trophy returns to Massachusetts school

Details HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) — Proof of Haverhill High School boys' swimming team's 1978 Massachusetts state championship is finally returning home....

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Wednesday's Time Schedule

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What does 2014 Grand Slam season mean for 2015?

Details What does 2014 Grand Slam season mean for 2015? NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly a full decade of Grand Slam finals involving Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic, Marin Cilic's victory over Kei Nishikori at the U.S. Open gave hope to …...

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Ball boys to court: Reinstate Boeheim slander suit

Details ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two former Syracuse University ball boys urged the state's highest court Tuesday to reinstate their slander lawsuit against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim....

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New Jersey track may start sports betting Sunday

Details CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — One horse racing track said it hopes to begin taking sports bets on Sunday, less than a week after the state government announced that such enterprises would no longer be i…...

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Mike Tyson comes to Rob Ford's defense

Details TORONTO (AP) — Boxing great Mike Tyson is coming to the defense of Toronto's scandal-plagued Mayor Rob Ford, saying "we all make mistakes."...

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Biden: Domestic violence a stain on US character

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says violence against women is the ugliest form of violence there is. He's calling it a stain on America's national character that must be exposed an…...

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Fox host: We're not taking domestic abuse lightly

Details Fox host: We're not taking domestic abuse lightly NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel host Brian Kilmeade insists the network's morning show isn't making light of domestic abuse after it was criticized for comments made about the video showing f…...

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Prep girls golf: Edgewood maintains state's No. 1 ranking

Details Prep girls golf: Edgewood maintains state's No. 1 ranking Madison Edgewood maintained the top spot in this week's prep girls golf coaches poll after winning one of the state's most prestigious regular-season tournaments Wednesday....

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