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NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000

The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season Tuesday and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor... Read more »

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Unbeaten U.S. routs New Zealand 98-71 at World Cup

American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. Read more »

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Texas A&M jumps, BYU and Texas garner more votes in AP poll

Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of... Read more »

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Armed with new deal, Chiefs' Alex Smith looks forward

Alex Smith didn't have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year. Read more »

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Vols defense wants to build on its early momentum

Tennessee is accustomed to kicking off the year with a dominant defensive performance. Read more »

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Tony Stewart back on the race track, but big issues remain

His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him. Read more »

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Idaho-Florida game canceled after lightning, rain

The Idaho-Florida game has been canceled because of unsafe field conditions. Read more »

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Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup. Read more »

Published Aug. 31, 2014

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Vols' newcomers facing tough test from Utah State

Tennessee coach Butch Jones understands his team will endure plenty of growing pains. Read more »

Published Aug. 30, 2014

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Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

Sam, watched as closely as any rookie in the league this summer, couldn't make a team stacked with pass-rushers. He still has a chance to get picked up by another team or to make the Rams' practice... Read more »

Published Aug. 30, 2014

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U.S. dominates Finland, Mottola in basketball worlds

The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup. Read more »

Published Aug. 30, 2014

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Tony Stewart returns to racing but questions remain

Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car. Read more »

Published Aug. 30, 2014

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No. 19 Sun Devils beat Weber State 45-14

D.J. Foster ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns, Jaelen Strong had 10 catches for 146 yards, and No. 19 Arizona State opened its season with a 45-14 rout over Weber State on Thursday night. Read more »

Published Aug. 29, 2014

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RSL's Nick Rimando joins 10 World Cup vets on U.S. squad for Czech match

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 10 players from the World Cup squad to play against the Czech Republic next Wednesday. Read more »

Published Aug. 28, 2014

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Around the Mountain West: Week 1

Air Force This Week: After faltering in a devastating 2-10 2013 season, Air Force looks to begin its climb back to the top of the Mountain West when it hosts Nicholls State of the Southland Conference on Saturday. Big Man... Read more »

Published Aug. 28, 2014

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USC backup quits, Steve Sarkisian refutes racism accusation

Running back Anthony Brown has quit Southern California's football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned by Brown's apparent accusations of racism against him on social media. Read more »

Published Aug. 28, 2014

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USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting to lying about injuries, rescue

Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his... Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy. Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety. Read more »

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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

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

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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Sarkisian: USC looking into Shaw's heroic story

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

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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Steve Smith brings leadership and talent to Ravens

Steve Smith has played 13 NFL seasons, loves to talk about football and craves winning. Read more »

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

vetta never missed a game. Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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Chance for players other than Big 4 at US Open

Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon. Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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True freshman Brad Kaaya beats out former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps for Miami's QB job

Brad Kaaya arrived on Miami's campus in May. Barely three months later, the true freshman is already the Hurricanes' starting quarterback ahead of former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps. Read more »

Published Aug. 24, 2014

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