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September 28, 2017 - 5:12 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a round-table meeting with roughly 25 owners, league executives and players on Tuesday night to discuss the national anthem demonstrations. New York Giants linebacker Jonathan Casillas said the summit at the league's headquarters in...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees speaks to the media after taking part in an NFL training session at the London Irish rugby team training ground in the Sunbury-on-Thames suburb of south west London, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. The New Orleans Saints are preparing for an NFL regular season game against the Miami Dolphins at London's Wembley stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 28, 2017 - 3:14 pm
The hard-traveling Miami Dolphins barely won out west, flopped up north and have now gone east, their season suddenly heading south. The schedule won't make it easier for Miami to bounce back from last week's 20-6 loss at the New York Jets. The Dolphins are the designated home team Sunday, but that...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2015, file photo, Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Middle Tennessee, in Nashville, Tenn. Pearl’s efforts to infuse a once-moribund Auburn basketball program have been derailed after his associate head coach’s arrest as part of a nationwide federal bribery investigation of college basketball. The Tigers' program is in murky waters with practice set to begin Friday after the arrest of associate head coach Chuck Person. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
September 28, 2017 - 1:11 pm
Bruce Pearl's efforts to infuse a once-moribund Auburn basketball program have been derailed after his associate head coach's arrest as part of a nationwide federal bribery investigation of college basketball. Chuck Person, one of the greatest players in Auburn history, faces fraud charges as part...
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September 28, 2017 - 12:23 pm
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Thursday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT: — WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says NFL owners are "afraid of their players." He's still calling for action against those who kneel during the national...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2013, file photo, Louisville players and head coach Rick Pitino celebrate after defeating Michigan 82-76 in the championship of the Final Four in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Atlanta. Louisville announced Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, that they have placed basketball coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on administrative leave amid an FBI probe. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
September 28, 2017 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A con man named Louis Martin "Marty" Blazer III may have failed in his scheme to make low-budget movies with money swiped from pro athletes, but he has now succeeded in stealing part of the spotlight in a scandal that has shaken college basketball to its core. Federal authorities...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, the Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. What began more than a year ago with a lone NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms, their reasons for demonstrating as varied as their methods. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
September 28, 2017 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says National Football League team owners are "afraid of their players." And he's still calling for action against those who kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. Trump says he began criticizing the players because he has "so many...
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September 28, 2017 - 10:54 am
MLB-SCHEDULE Red Sox try to clinch AL East UNDATED (AP) — Boston can clinch the American League East with a win over Houston at Fenway Park, plus a loss by the Yankees at home to Tampa Bay. Boston leads New York by three games. Eduardo Rodriguez starts as the Red Sox try to wrap up the first set of...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:56 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — A day after clinching their first playoff spot since 2010, the Twins are back on the field for an afternoon game at Cleveland. Minnesota became the first team to lose at least 100 games and then make the postseason the following year. Manager Paul Molitor's club will play in the AL...
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September 28, 2017 - 8:51 am
MLB-SCHEDULE Severino, trio of homers lift Yankees over Rays 6-1 UNDATED (AP) — Luis Severino cruised through his final postseason tuneup and Starlin Castro, Greg Bird and Aaron Hicks all homered during a four-run sixth inning, lifting the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Wednesday...
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September 27, 2017 - 8:25 pm
COLLEGE BASKETBALL-FRAUD CHARGES Member of Miami staff being investigated LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The University of Miami president says a member of the coaching staff is being investigated as part of the federal probe of basketball recruiting at seven universities. President Julio Frenk says the U...
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