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This undated photo provided by the Scottsdale Police Department shows former NFL offensive lineman Richie Incognito. Authorities say Incognito has been arrested on charges he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home. Scottsdale, Ariz., police say Incognito is being held on suspicion of misdemeanor charges of threats and disorderly conduct. Incognito was at the funeral home Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, to make arrangements for his father, who died last weekend. (Scottsdale Police Department via AP)
August 21, 2018 - 6:23 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL offensive lineman Richie Incognito bonded out of an Arizona jail Tuesday after being arrested on charges he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home a day earlier, authorities said. Police in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale said Incognito had been booked...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena (62) delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 21, 2018 - 5:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Marlins right-hander Jose Urena has dropped his appeal of a six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Atlanta rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. with a pitch. Urena began serving the suspension Tuesday. The Marlins, fearful the Braves might retaliate, had already decided Urena wouldn't pitch...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (57), Eric Reid (35) and Marquise Goodwin (11) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, in Houston. Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside teammates like Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the first two exhibition games for the 49ers. He said Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 he didn't want to get into details on why he no longer is kneeling during the anthem. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 21, 2018 - 5:51 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside San Francisco 49ers teammates such as Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the "...
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Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for Sunday's IndyCar series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 21, 2018 - 2:50 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a weekend crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar said in a statement Tuesday the severity of the spinal cord injury was unknown...
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File-This July 24, 2018, file photo shows Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer speaking at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football Media Days in Chicago. The Big Ten East has been called the toughest division in college football, and that’s expected to be the case again this season even with the uncertainty surrounding Meyer and his defending conference champion Ohio State Buckeyes. (AP Photo/Annie Rice, File)
August 21, 2018 - 12:55 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Approval for funding an outside firm's two-week investigation of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer will wait until after university trustees meet privately Wednesday to discuss the findings. The investigation focuses on how Meyer handled years-old domestic violence...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Stanford running back Bryce Love (20) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Southern California during the first half of the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game, in Santa Clara, Calif. Love was selected to the AP Preseason All-America team, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 21, 2018 - 11:31 am
Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love of Stanford and Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver of Houston highlight The Associated Press preseason All-America team. Chosen by AP poll voters, the team announced Tuesday also features West Virginia quarterback Will Grier and his teammate, receiver David Sills V...
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt, center, trains with the Central Coast Mariners soccer team in Newcastle, Australia, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Bolt's attempt to win a contract to play as a professional in Australian football's A-League began in earnest on his 32nd birthday Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)
August 21, 2018 - 11:00 am
GOSFORD, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt practiced with Australian soccer club Central Coast Mariners for the first time Tuesday, taking part in light passing drills and agility tests on his 32nd birthday. Bolt, who said he passed up chances to try out for clubs in Europe before accepting an offer to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, pitcher John Smoltz is honored for his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame before the start of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, in Atlanta. Smoltz says baseball needs to make some changes _ and fast _ to make the game more watchable and more appealing to fans both young and old. Smoltz told PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke that baseball needs to deal with the way the game has changed because of analytics and implement rule changes to make sure decisions aren't always ruled by people using spreadsheets. He said the game is running itself into the ground and isn’t sustainable as it is being played today. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
August 21, 2018 - 10:19 am
Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz says baseball needs to make some changes — and fast — to make the game more watchable and more appealing to fans both young and old. Smoltz told PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke that baseball needs to deal with the way the game has changed...
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China's Liu Xiang celebrates after winning the women's 50m backstroke final during the swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 21, 2018 - 6:41 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Liu Xiang of China swam a world-record time of 26.98 seconds to win the women's 50-meter backstroke gold medal on Tuesday night at the Asian Games. Liu has become the first woman to swim under 27 seconds in the event, breaking the mark of 27.06 set by fellow Chinese...
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Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) reacts to making a field goal against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 21, 2018 - 2:10 am
Anyone who pays attention to the NFL knows that Tom Brady is 41 as he heads into the season. He's hardly the only geezer, in football terms, still on the field or hoping to be when the season kicks off next month. Indeed, Brady isn't even close to the oldest guy suiting up these days. His former...
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