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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 10:33 am
Terrell Owens originally was famous for his many National Football League records and over-the-top touchdown celebrations. But he's also famous for running through most of the $80 million he made during his 15-year career, thanks in part to bad investments and business deals. "Having a lot of money...
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October 09, 2017 - 9:40 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas owner Jerry Jones says the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag. Jones says any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play. He was responding to a question about Vice President Mike Pence leaving the game in Indianapolis...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones speaks after an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz. Dallas owner Jerry Jones said the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and that any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
October 09, 2017 - 8:43 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas owner Jerry Jones said the NFL can't leave the impression it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and any Cowboys making such displays won't play. Jones had his strongest comments so far on the national anthem controversy Sunday night. They started with his...
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Vice President Mike Pence takes a photo with a fan before an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 09, 2017 - 2:26 am
From Vice President Mike Pence's own protest of national anthem protests — labeled a "PR stunt" by one player — to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' claim he won't let members of his team play if they "are disrespecting the flag" to retired announcer Brent Musburger's jab at Colin Kaepernick's old...
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) is helped off the field after he was injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 08, 2017 - 10:53 pm
The Latest on Week 5 of the NFL (all times Eastern): 10:45 p.m. Houston star J.J. Watt broke his left leg Sunday night in the Texans' home game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The team announced that he sustained a tibial plateau fracture. The defensive end was injured while being blocked midway...
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Vice President Mike Pence, front center, stands during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 08, 2017 - 9:55 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday, the latest move by President Donald Trump's administration to clash with NFL players over patriotism and public demonstrations. The former...
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Vice President Mike Pence, front center, stands during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 08, 2017 - 4:25 pm
The Latest on Week 5 of the NFL (all times Eastern): 4:25 p.m. Baltimore Ravens running back Terrance West went down with a calf injury on the opening drive against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday and is doubtful to return. West got hurt on a 13-yard run and had to be helped off the field. Baltimore...
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Shanghai Sharks center Zhang Zhaoxu (23) tries to defend against the pass by Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) in the first half of an NBA exhibition basketball game Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 05, 2017 - 11:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul is quickly getting adjusted to the up-tempo, high-volume offense under Mike D'Antoni's Houston Rockets. Paul had 11 points, 12 assists and four steals to lead the Rockets to a 144-82 exhibition victory over the Shanghai Sharks on Thursday night. "Knowing everybody wants...
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October 05, 2017 - 6:41 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos has a $2 million salary with the LA Galaxy, where he joined brother Giovani this summer, Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan has a $340,000 base salary and is earning $400,000 including a prorated share of compensation not specified to a specific year,...
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October 05, 2017 - 4:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — European soccer clubs, already awash with billions of new television money, will find it increasingly attractive to raise money in equity and debt markets as a result of their "more sophisticated" business models, credit ratings agency DBRS said Thursday. In a report, the agency said...
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