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FIBA: Players can wear religious head coverings

International basketball's governing body says players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis. FIBA's central board met over the weekend at the men's world cup and voted to allow a two-year testing phase that would let players wear head coverings. Previous FIBA rules only allowed a player to wear a 5-centimeter headband...
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Report: Vernon Davis doesn't have major ankle injury

49ers tight end Vernon Davis may be able to play on Sunday despite suffering what appeared to be a serious ankle injury, according to a report. Davis was seen on the sidelines on crutches in the 49ers’ 28-20 loss to the Bears on Sunday night. He had an MRI on Monday that revealed no structural damage Davis got his foot got caught under Chicago Bears linebacker Jonathan Bostic at...
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Self-help book has more teams riding 'Energy Bus'

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) On some practice fields across the country, one of the worst things a football player can be called sounds like something out of a young-adult novel or a television show on The CW. Pity the guy who's labeled an "energy vampire." The reference actually comes from "The Energy Bus: Ten Rules To Fuel Your Life, Work And Team With Positive Energy...
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DA to submit evidence on Tony Stewart/Kevin Ward Jr. case to grand jury

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not...
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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have...
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Katherine Webb posts pictures from wedding to AJ McCarron

Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron and former Miss Alabama, Katherine Webb, got married on July 12. Webb has now shared some photos from the big day on Twitter and Instagram, while McCarron took to Facebook to show us the couple's dog, Rocko, served as the couple's ring bearer.
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Updating Mike Trout's Historical Context

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Live: Latest scores from Tuesday's Champions League matches

Latest scores from first round of Champions League group games 
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Wake Forest sends recruits photoshopped People covers with Kim Kardashian & Selena Gomez

In the competitive world of college football recruiting, celebrity sells, apparently.  On Tuesday, a pair of three-star recruits from Raleigh, N.C. posted photoshopped People Magazine covers that Wake Forest sent them in hopes of luring the players to campus. It's a move out of Tennessees's playbook: a few weeks ago, the Volunteers sent Sky Tuttle a Rolling Stone cover showing...
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DA: Josh Gordon gets probation in DWI case in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A prosecutor says Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina. Acting Wake County district attorney Ned Mangum says Gordon received a 60-day suspended jail sentence and one year of unsupervised probation Tuesday. He must also comply with...
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Kaaya quickly emerges as a Miami leader

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Brad Kaaya was taking a midday walk around Lake Osceola on the Miami campus one day this week, fiddling with his phone and perfectly blending in with other students. For a rare moment, he seemed to be just like everyone else. Such moments of solitude are rare for the Hurricanes' quarterback. The start of Kaaya's college life has been the wildest of...
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Leidner has turf toe but practicing with Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner has a turf toe injury on his left foot, leaving his availability uncertain for this week's game against San Jose State. Coach Jerry Kill said Leidner would practice Tuesday but won't play Saturday if he's not deemed 100 percent healthy. Leidner hurt his left knee in the Sept. 6 game against Middle Tennessee but played...
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Live on FOX Sports 1: Arsenal kickstart Champions League campaign at Dortmund

Arsenal kickstart Champions League campaign at Borussia Dortmund
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Live on FOX Sports 2: Liverpool host Bulgarian side Ludogorets in Champions League

Liverpool host Bulgarian side Ludogorets in Champions League  
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Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in driver's death

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in driver's death.
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Running back committees: Ridley re-emerges for Pats

Each week during the 2014 season, we're going to take a look at five running-back-by-committee (RBBC) situations that you should keep a close eye on. Some will have big questions, while others might be noted due to their circumstances becoming clearer. Finally, we'll focus more on the week ahead than look down the road. And now, in no particular order ... Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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Oregon-Washington St. Preview

Oregon's bid for a shot at the 2013 national championship was derailed by a pair of losses in its final visits to Pac-12 opponents. The second-ranked Ducks head out on their first trip within the conference since those defeats for Saturday night's matchup with pass-happy Washington State. Oregon (3-0) dropped its last two Pac-12 away dates last season to then-No. 6 Stanford...
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Backup Miami QB Olsen departs from school after arrest for DUI

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Kevin Olsen is no longer a Miami student. The school announced Olsen's departure on Tuesday, a day after the quarterback was arrested for DUI. The 19-year-old Olsen never played for Miami. He was redshirted in 2013. Olsen becomes the third player to leave Miami in recent months following an arrest. A pair of linebackers, Alex Figueroa and JaWand Blue, were...
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Texas A&M-SMU Preview

While much has been made of Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill's play, true freshman Myles Garrett is making a name for himself on the other side of the ball. Looking to open 4-0 for the first time in eight seasons, the sixth-ranked Aggies take on a winless SMU team that will debut a new coach Saturday at Ford Stadium. Texas A&M climbed one spot in this week&...
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Hamburg promotes U-23 coach Zinnbauer to first-team manager

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Hamburg SV has promoted under-23 coach Josef ''Joe'' Zinnbauer to first-team manager on Tuesday after sacking Mirko Slomka the day before. The Bundesliga club said on its website that the 44-year-old was given the position ''until further notice,'' and will be assisted by former youth coach Patrick Rahmen. He is Hamburg's...
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Sumlin refutes report WR Speedy Noil out 3-5 weeks with knee injury

After catching a touchdown against Rice last weekend, star Texas A&M freshman receiver Speedy Noil left the game with a knee injury. According to a report by 247 Sports, Noil injured his left MCL and will miss 3-5 weeks. On Tuesday, head coach Kevin Sumlin said reports of that nature at "completely false." He did say Noil "probably won't play this Saturday...
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Queiroz inks new contract extension with Iran, vows to win Asian Cup medal

TEHRAN, Iran -- The Iranian football federation has extended the contract of Carlos Queiroz according to Iranian state TV. Tuesday's report did not elaborate on details of the length of the agreement. The 61-year-old had previously spoken out about leaving his post, citing a failure to agree financial terms over a new deal. However, with a new agreement now in place, Queiroz...
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Decisions ahead

You will be able to take two of Florida’s finest off the board by the end of this month, as defensive end Byron Cowart and cornerback Tavarus McFadden will both make their college commitments. Cowart, 6-foot-4, 260-pounds, is a five-star recruit from Seffner Armwood. He’s down to Florida and Oregon, per his coach Sean Callahan. Cowart will make his commitment on Sunday...
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Aaron Hernandez felt 'helpless' as police searched his home

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez contends in a new court filing that he felt “helpless” and worried for his fiancée and young daughter during a 2013 police search of his mansion – statements he made as part of a flurry of motions aimed at undercutting one of the murder cases he’s facing. In the sworn statement filed by Hernandez’s legal team he describes...
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Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

WASHINGTON (AP) A U.S. senator says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. The announcement by Democrat Maria Cantwell of Washington state was one of several initiatives presented Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news conference aimed at increasing pressure on Redskins owner Dan...
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