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College football begins with low-key opening game

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Welcome back, college football! More>>

Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Braxton Miller's season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the... More>>

Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

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Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test, meanwhile, means Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss a full year. More>>

New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

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The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season, the news organization announced Wednesday. More>>

NFL, FIFA join forces to evaluate concussions

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Medical officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together to look into better ways to identify, manage and treat concussions. More>>

Mankins traded; Bradford, Raji on IR

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By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer On the NFL's first preseason cutdown day, a trade and several key players going on injured reserve overshadowed other moves. More>>

Sarkisian: USC looking into Shaw's heroic story

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Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's claim that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning. More>>

UNC probing report of alleged hazing incident

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North Carolina is investigating a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. More>>

Women talk about sports on CBS Sports Network

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By TERESA M. WALKER AP Pro Football Writer CBS officials talked about an all-women sports show for more than a year, and now they're set to make television history. More>>

Vikings' Joseph ready to return from bullet wound

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Life is good for Linval Joseph. He is grateful he didn't lose it. More>>

Police: Drugs, alcohol not factors in Freeh crash

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Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the single-car crash in Vermont that seriously injured former FBI director Louis Freeh, state police said Tuesday. More>>

OSU's Meyer: Surgery on Braxton Miller successful

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Braxton Miller came through surgery just fine. More>>

Florida State's Fisher emerging as a top QB coach

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The foundation of Jimbo Fisher's coaching philosophy began during rides home with his father after Pop Warner games. His dad would pepper him in the car with a single question: Why? More>>

Malzahn: Johnson will start for Auburn at QB

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Jeremy Johnson will be No. 6 Auburn's starting quarterback against Arkansas, and Nick Marshall will play in the game at some point. More>>

Union talk fades as Northwestern begins season

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By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald flies around the practice field some days like he was still playing. Other days, he gets his kicks by running training camp more like a... More>>

USC's Shaw jumps from second floor to save nephew

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Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool. More>>

Michigan shrugs off bad memories of Appalachian St

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Drake Johnson will never forget it. More>>

Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

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The quarterback throws toward the sideline, where a receiver hauls the pass in, gets two feet down and flips the ball to the official. More>>

Ex-Missouri State player had severe brain trauma

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Michael Keck played just two years of college football before he was knocked out during practice at Missouri State and gave the sport up for good. More>>

Legal questions arise for fantasy day game biz

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By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games. More>>

Buccaneers bringing in Incognito for a visit

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to determine if Richie Incognito is a good fit for their struggling offensive line. More>>

Meyer not kidding when he says Buckeyes are good

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A week after the loss of three-year starting quarterback Braxton Miller, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is going through final preparations for the Buckeyes' opener on Saturday against Navy. More>>

Jets suspend CB Dimitri Patterson 'indefinitely'

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Dimitri Patterson ended his puzzling absence after 48 hours, but his future with the New York Jets is now uncertain. More>>

Zimmer names Matt Cassel as Vikings starting QB

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Matt Cassel has seen a lot in 10 years in the NFL, including by his count seven different offensive coordinators in his last six seasons in the league. More>>

Athlete asks judge to reject NCAA head-injury deal

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A former San Diego State football player has asked a federal judge to reject the recently proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it unfairly forces athletes who suffered head... More>>

Jets' Patterson rejoins team after going AWOL

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Dimitri Patterson's mysterious absence is over. More>>

Bradford out for season with ACL tear

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Jeff Fisher shared the bad news with Sam Bradford on Sunday morning. More>>

Panthers QB Newton has hairline rib fracture

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Quarterback Cam Newton will miss the Carolina Panthers' final preseason game after an MRI on Sunday revealed a hairline fracture in his ribs. More>>

Reports: Bradford out for season with ACL tear

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St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has a torn ACL in his left knee for the second straight year and is out for the season, according to multiple reports. More>>

Bengals' Mike Brown treated for 'minor' problem

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Bengals owner Mike Brown was treated on Sunday for what the team called a "minor medical situation" and was expected to return to Cincinnati later in the day. More>>

True freshman Brad Kaaya wins Miami QB job

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Brad Kaaya arrived on Miami's campus in May. Barely three months later, the true freshman is already the Hurricanes' starting quarterback. More>>

South Carolina's Spurrier ready for kickoff

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Steve Spurrier's done with talking season. He's ready to see No. 9 South Carolina live up to the high expectations its dealt with since finishing a third-straight 11-win season a year ago. More>>

Marino back with Dolphins as special advisor

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Dan Marino is returning to the Miami Dolphins. More>>

Bradford hurts knee in Rams' 33-14 win over Browns

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Sam Bradford's left knee failed him again. The Rams are once more a little shaky. More>>

Rams QB Sam Bradford reinjures knee in 1st quarter

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St. Louis starting quarterback Sam Bradford reinjured his surgically repaired left knee in the first quarter against the Browns on Saturday night. More>>

NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

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An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime... More>>

Residents say assault case erodes trust in police

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Residents of a neighborhood where an Oklahoma City officer is accused of sexually assaulting women said Saturday the allegations make them distrust police. More>>

Rams, Cardinals watching Ferguson with sadness

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More than most, Kenny Britt can relate to the drama unfolding just a few miles from Rams Park in Ferguson. More>>

Manziel fined $12,000 for middle finger flip

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Johnny Manziel has been slapped on the finger. More>>

Smith, Vick toss TDs in Jets' 35-24 loss to Giants

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Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets' starting offense, and the defense mostly shut down Eli Manning before the Giants' backups rallied for a 35-24 preseason victory Friday... More>>

Green-Beckham to sit at OU after NCAA decision

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Dorial Green-Beckham will not be allowed to play for Oklahoma this season after the NCAA denied the school's request for a waiver that would have made the talented receiver eligible to play immediately. More>>

Column: A salute to football's worst of the worst

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This isn't another column about Florida State or Alabama. More>>

Policeman accused of serial sex assault on patrol

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An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol - picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and... More>>

Versatile Martin looks to earn 49ers roster spot

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Early in his career, Jonathan Martin had a harder time keeping plays straight while shifting from one side of the offensive line to the other. More>>

Browns' Gordon in limbo awaiting NFL ruling

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Josh Gordon smiled as he walked off the field on an insufferably muggy day. Nothing, it seemed, was bothering him. More>>

Vikings adding $19M to stadium project

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The Minnesota Vikings are kicking in another $19.7 million for their new stadium to make sure it has the features they want. More>>

Chiefs OT Stephenson suspended for PEDs violation

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Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season Friday for violating the league's performance-enhancing substance policy, a massive blow to an already... More>>

Foles, offense sharp as Eagles beat Steelers

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This was more like last year's Eagles. More>>

Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

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Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. More>>

Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

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On one knee and far from the action, quarterback Johnny Manziel leaned on his orange helmet and watched. More>>

Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline

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Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice. More>>

Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

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By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called the... More>>

Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

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The Dallas Cowboys said Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman has a career-ending neck injury related to a spinal problem that kept him out almost half of his rookie season a year ago. More>>

3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility Video included

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Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community: Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges

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Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Rex, Giants RB spice up 'Snoopy Bowl' rivalry

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Rex Ryan was up to the task of firing up a good, old preseason rivalry. More>>

PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

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Reviews have been mixed around the league for the NFL's experiment with longer kicks on extra points. More>>

Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

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Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job. More>>

Titans take challenge for former LB Shaw with ALS

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Tim Shaw started noticing weakness in his muscles late in 2012 while playing linebacker as a special teams captain for the Tennessee Titans. Team doctors ran test after test on him in 2013 trying to find the sports injury... More>>

Kent State starting center dies at 21

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Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday. More>>

On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

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When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened. More>>

Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

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The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. More>>

Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

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There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head. More>>

Teenager struck by lightning at football practice

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Authorities say a teenage boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by lightning during football practice at a New Mexico middle school. More>>

Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

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This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn't quite over for the Browns. More>>

Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

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Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes. More>>

Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

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Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of... More>>

MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the... More>>

Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

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The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for... More>>

Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

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The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL. More>>

MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

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Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference. More>>

Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

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If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. More>>

Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL, out for season

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Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Monday and will undergo season-ending surgery. More>>

Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

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Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended... More>>

Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

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Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field. More>>

Oklahoma RB Mixon suspended for season

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Oklahoma has suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon for the season after he pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault. More>>

Gronk in contact drills for 1st time since surgery

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Go ahead and hit Rob Gronkowski on his right knee. See if he cares. More>>

Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

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Two influential NFL voices - including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game - said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise. More>>

BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins... More>>

Chiefs' Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

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Jamaal Charles made it through every hit from Derrick Johnson, every shot from Eric Berry and every tackle from the rest of the Chiefs' defense during three weeks at Missouri Western. More>>

Fan suffers heart attack during 49ers game, dies

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A man who collapsed during the San Francisco 49ers' debut game at Levi's Stadium has died. More>>

Kelly: No change needed in how Notre Dame recruits

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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Saturday dismissed talk that he needs to do a better job of recruiting players who are better students to avoid the academic problems that have plagued the football program for the past 15... More>>

Manziel says he's not ready for opener _ yet

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Johnny Manziel, so full of swagger and cool, understands his limitations. He's only a rookie. More>>

AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. More>>

Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

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Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Carolina Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. More>>

Too many aboard Washington ferry; 480 had to leave

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A Seattle-bound Washington state ferry mistakenly loaded with 484 more passengers than it was rated to carry had to return to the dock and leave the overflow at the Bremerton ferry terminal late Friday afternoon as Seattle... More>>

Hill to take over at QB for Manziel at Texas A&M

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Kenny Hill is taking over for Johnny Football. More>>

49ers gear up for first game at Levi's Stadium

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Colin Kaepernick understands the legacy left by Hall of Famers Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Steve Young and so many others during a historic four-decade run at Candlestick Park. More>>

Pick 6: College football coaches on the rise

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have... More>>

Pick 6: Coaches on the hot seat entering 2014

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others. More>>

ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

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Notre Dame is facing the possibility of losing three starters before the football season has even begun after another embarrassing hit for a university that prides itself on high academic standards. More>>

Romo ready at last when Cowboys face Ravens

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Tony Romo hasn't taken a snap in a game since he played through a back injury to lead a drive that kept Dallas in playoff contention late last season. More>>

Browns hope to name starting QB on Tuesday

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Finally, at long last, the Browns have a date to name their quarterback. Decision day is Tuesday for Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel. More>>

Chiefs WR Bowe suspended for season opener

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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was suspended for the season opener against Tennessee on Friday for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. More>>

Ex-Eagle Cobb running for Congress in New Jersey

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Garry Cobb spent more than a decade as a pro football player tackling opponents on the field. Now, the former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker-turned-radio-personality is taking on one of New Jersey's most powerful... More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: More>>

Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

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Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners. More>>

San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

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San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park - the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs. More>>

Jags' Henne, Bortles sharp in 20-19 loss to Bears

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Chad Henne did all he could to keep the starting quarterback job with the Jacksonville Jaguars. First-round pick Blake Bortles was about as good. More>>

New Orleans clears out homeless camp of 160 people

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City workers wearing gloves - and a few in face masks - threw sofas, armchairs and quilts into garbage trucks Thursday, clearing out a homeless encampment of about 160 people. Officials said it attracted rats and called it... More>>

Browns starting Hoyer, not Manziel vs. Redskins

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Brian Hoyer has held off rookie Johnny Manziel for at least another week. More>>

Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

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The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a... More>>

New Orleans clears out homeless camp of 160 people

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Officials have cleared and cleaned a homeless encampment in New Orleans where about 160 people had been living in tents, on cardboard boxes and other makeshift beds. More>>

Hernandez excused from hearing in Boston murders

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Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was excused from a pre-trial hearing Thursday in his Boston double homicide case. More>>

American football heading to China in 2015

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Hey, China: Are you ready for some American football? More>>

Bills to Toronto concerns raised by documents

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A Buffalo Bills fan group uncovered documents that suggest a Toronto-based prospective ownership group has plans to relocate the franchise north of the border. More>>

Sun Devils lineman tells magazine he's gay

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Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out. More>>

Maine governor: Rice's NFL suspension not enough

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Gov. Paul LePage, outraged that National Football League player Ray Rice received only a two-game suspension for a domestic violence arrest, pledged to boycott the league and called on its commissioner to take the issue... More>>

Jets all wet, accept Pats' Ice Bucket Challenge

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Rex Ryan and the New York Jets got soaked for a good cause. More>>

Golson regains job as Notre Dame's starting QB

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Everett Golson is Notre Dame's starting quarterback again. More>>

Nebraska AD: Football program 'stable' with Pelini

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Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst did his part Wednesday to cool any speculation about coach Bo Pelini entering the season on the hot seat. More>>

Penn St. trustees vote to stay course on sanctions

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A divided Penn State board voted Wednesday to endorse a potential legal settlement that would keep its $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal within Pennsylvania, signaling their support for a deal to end a... More>>

Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice. More>>

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