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An excited, energetic Taylor Swift brings tour to MetLife

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Taylor Swift brought her explosive Reputation Tour to the MetLife Stadium on Friday and will make history as the first female artist to play three consecutive shows at the venue when she performs Saturday and Sunday. More>>

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Dolphins owner says he was keeping options open on anthem

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Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable. More>>

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky takes break from social media

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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky says he is tuning out the doubters by taking a break from social media. More>>

Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

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A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. has pleaded guilty to driving drunk when he killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. More>>

The Latest: Trump says NFL protesters should be suspended

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Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable. More>>

Baylor calls claims by former AD in court docs 'baseless'

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Baylor says its former athletic director made "factually baseless assertions" in a court deposition when he claimed regents tried to steer blame for the school's sexual assault scandal to the football team. More>>

NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy

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Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy. More>>

It's college football's season of hope _ unless you're Vandy

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It's the season of hope in college football _ unless you're at Vanderbilt. More>>

AP source: Falcons won't offer WR Jones new deal this year

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AP source: Atlanta Falcons won't offer a new contract to star receiver Julio Jones. More>>

The Latest: NFL, NFLPA working on anthem resolution

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Dolphins say "all options are still open" regarding the team's decision to include protesting the anthem on the large list of violations considered conduct detrimental to the club. More>>

Clemson reworks Venables contract to $2M for 5 years

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Clemson holds onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables, rework contract for the second time in five months to $2M for 5 years. More>>

The Latest: Fashion takes center stage at SEC Media Days

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The final session of SEC Media Days turned into a bit of a fashion show. More>>

Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

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Survivors of abuse by disgraced doctor join hands on stage, accept courage award at ESPYs. More>>

More claims mean NFL concussion payout could jump by $400M

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A federal judge has denied a request from the NFL to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league said is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. More>>

UNC: School reports secondary NCAA violations in football

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North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players. More>>

Star CB Darrelle Revis retiring after 11 NFL seasons

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Darrelle Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their archrivals, the Patriots, has retired. More>>

SEC coaches don't want transfer rules to lead to free agency

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Some SEC coaches worry league's more lenient transfer rules are step closer to free agency for players. More>>

The Latest: Miami's Richt making sure Canes have fullback

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North Carolina receiver Anthony Ratliff-Williams is hoping to keep catching opponents off balance with trick plays. More>>

Nick Saban is still the star of the show at SEC Media Days

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Alabama's Nick Saban is approaching his 67th birthday, but he remains the king of the Southeastern Conference. More>>

UNC's Fedora causes stir with CTE comment at ACC media days

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North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says that he doesn't believe it's been proven that football causes CTE and offered a passionate defense of a sport he believes is "under attack.". More>>

ACC's Swofford expects national rule on reporting injuries

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Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford anticipates new national rule requiring colleges to list all inactive or ineligible college players on game day. More>>

The Latest: Odom beaten to fashion punch at SEC Media Days

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Bill Hancock says university presidents, college commissioners aren't talking about expanding College Football Playoff. More>>

Big 12 Preview: Post Mayfield, can Oklahoma be derailed?

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Oklahoma is the favorite again in the Big 12 even with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield now in the NFL. More>>

Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

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The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb. More>>

NFL reinstates Cowboys DE Gregory from yearlong suspension

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The NFL has reinstated Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, who was suspended all of last season over multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. More>>

Georgia reloads for another championship run under Smart

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Smart says 2017 SEC championship built confidence for Georgia to make another title run in 2018. More>>

Texas goes from compliant to committed, winning with Herman

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Texas coach Tom Herman says the Longhorns players have gone from being compliant to committed. More>>

The Latest: Oklahoma State RB offsets questions elsewhere

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West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen didn't hesitate giving his blessing to a Heisman Trophy campaign for quarterback Will Grier. More>>

Sankey: New gambling laws could result in SEC injury reports

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Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling on gambling could cause the league to require schools to release reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players. More>>

APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

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It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts. More>>

Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony over the weekend that thrilled some fans in boats. More>>

Fisher's new challenge: Make Aggies tough, SEC champions

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Jimbo Fisher working to add toughness to new Texas A&M team as he looks to build championship team in demanding SEC West. More>>

New AD taking charge at Michigan St: 'We must do better'

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Michigan State has officially introduced Bill Beekman as its new athletic director, giving him the job he's held on an interim basis since early February. More>>

Bowlsby has reasons to feel bullish about Big 12 Conference

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league these days. More>>

Ohio honors 1st documented black pro football player

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The state of Ohio has approved legislation that will create a day to honor the first documented, black professional football player, known by the nickname 'the Black Cyclone.'. More>>

Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

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New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season. More>>

New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

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A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep. More>>

Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

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NFL game officials getting ready for another season with revamped catch rule, think they've already been calling catches the new way. More>>

Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

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Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012. More>>

2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

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DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL. More>>

The Latest: Schnatter: Comment out of context, but was wrong

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The University of Louisville is removing the Papa John's name from its football stadium. More>>

Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

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Between 'Roseanne,' 'Will & Grace' and 'Twin Peaks,' the television academy largely snubbed rebooted series -- even ones that had gotten positive reviews. More>>

Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

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Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion. More>>

Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

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Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago. More>>

New league not trying to replace college football

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Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledging Alliance of American Football league will fill a void is not trying to be an alternative to college football. More>>

J.J. Watt donates $10K to help fallen firefighter's family

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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion. More>>

Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

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The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion. More>>

NFL player Pacman Jones attacked by employee at airport

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Police say former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones was attacked during a run-in with a facility service employee at the airport in Atlanta. More>>

Kansas intent on changing football culture under Long

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Jeff Long didn't waste time making clear his focus as Kansas' new athletic director. More>>

Esports on ESPN: Overwatch championship to air in prime time

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Esports are coming to ESPN, with the network set to air the inaugural Overwatch League Grand Finals in its first ever prime time gaming broadcast. More>>

Twice a Supreme Court runner-up, Hardiman is back at work

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Federal appeals court Judge Thomas Hardiman is back at work just hours after missing out on another Supreme Court nomination. More>>

Police: Woman assaulted at home of NFL star LeSean McCoy

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Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false. More>>

Ex-NFL player Browner charged with trying to kill his ex

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Prosecutors say former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been charged with trying to kill his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her Southern California home. More>>

NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

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The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league challenging its national anthem policy. More>>

Panthers owner under contract to keep Richardson statue

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New Panthers owner David Tepper says while he'll accept nothing less than an 'open and safe' work environment, he's 'contractually obligated' to keep the 13-foot high statue of former owner Jerry Richardson outside of the team's stadium. More>>

Sarkisian loses $30M lawsuit against USC over firing

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USC has won a $30 million lawsuit filed by former head football coach Steve Sarkisian, who claimed he was wrongfully fired instead of being allowed to seek treatment for alcoholism. More>>

Garth Brooks to play Notre Dame Stadium's 1st music concert

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The Fighting Irish and country music are colliding as Garth Brooks announced plans to play the first-ever music concert at the Notre Dame Stadium. More>>

Ex-Detroit Lions tight end Pettigrew arrested in Pittsburgh

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Police say a former Detroit Lions player has been arrested in Pittsburgh for punching an officer in the chest after refusing to pay a limo driver. More>>

More than 100 phony replica Super Bowl rings found

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Federal authorities say they have intercepted a shipment of 108 phony replica Super Bowl rings representing many past champion teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles. More>>

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  • Youngstown: 3 women injured at bar shooting

    Youngstown: 3 women injured at bar shooting

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-07-22 16:23:32 GMT

    A shooting in Youngstown early Sunday morning sent three people to the hospital. Officers were called to Afro Dogs on Gibson Street around 4 A-M for a shooting. The victims were all female and one may have lost eyesight in one eye. Two of the victims drove to Saint Elizabeth's in their own vehicles while the third was taken by ambulance. As of now, all victims are listed in stable condition. There is no word on any suspects.

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    A shooting in Youngstown early Sunday morning sent three people to the hospital. Officers were called to Afro Dogs on Gibson Street around 4 A-M for a shooting. The victims were all female and one may have lost eyesight in one eye. Two of the victims drove to Saint Elizabeth's in their own vehicles while the third was taken by ambulance. As of now, all victims are listed in stable condition. There is no word on any suspects.

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  • Waterfire Sharon kicks off first event with "Magical Moments"

    Waterfire Sharon kicks off first event with "Magical Moments"

    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-07-22 09:24:47 GMT
    The Shenango River glowed for the first of the three Waterfire Sharon events in downtown Sharon as dozens of braziers were lit by people in boats carrying torches. The lighting ceremony for "Magical Moments" Saturday night took place on the State Street bridge just after 9 p.m. Some travel back to the Shenango Valley for the event each year. "To me it's spiritual and I love the smell of the fires burning, the cedar, I just thoroughly enjoy it," Kay Anderson said...More >>
    The Shenango River glowed for the first of the three Waterfire Sharon events in downtown Sharon as dozens of braziers were lit by people in boats carrying torches. The lighting ceremony for "Magical Moments" Saturday night took place on the State Street bridge just after 9 p.m. Some travel back to the Shenango Valley for the event each year. "To me it's spiritual and I love the smell of the fires burning, the cedar, I just thoroughly enjoy it," Kay Anderson said...More >>
  • Pets killed in Trumbull County fire

    Pets killed in Trumbull County fire

    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-07-22 09:03:48 GMT

    One dog and two cats are dead after a fire broke out at a Trumbull County home Saturday afternoon. Officials responded to a trailer fire in the 5000 block of Kinsman Road Saturday. The woman who lives there was not home at the time the flames broke out. Firefighters credit a passerby for alerting authorities of the blaze. Orangeville Fire Chief Larry Foltz tells 21 News the west end of the trailer saw the majority of the damage.  The cause remains under investigation.

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    One dog and two cats are dead after a fire broke out at a Trumbull County home Saturday afternoon. Officials responded to a trailer fire in the 5000 block of Kinsman Road Saturday. The woman who lives there was not home at the time the flames broke out. Firefighters credit a passerby for alerting authorities of the blaze. Orangeville Fire Chief Larry Foltz tells 21 News the west end of the trailer saw the majority of the damage.  The cause remains under investigation.

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  • Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-07-22 16:34:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.More >>
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.More >>
  • Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

    Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-07-22 16:31:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles Police SWAT officers escort a group of people who were held for their safety by police across businesses surrounding a Trader Joe's supermarket, after a gunman held dozens of people hostage inside the store bef...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles Police SWAT officers escort a group of people who were held for their safety by police across businesses surrounding a Trader Joe's supermarket, after a gunman held dozens of people hostage inside the store bef...
    Police say they're trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and then run into a busy Los Angeles supermarket and hold dozens of people hostage for hours.More >>
    Police say they're trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and then run into a busy Los Angeles supermarket and hold dozens of people hostage for hours.More >>
  • 'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

    'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-07-22 16:31:03 GMT
    (Glen Wilson/Sony, Columbia Pictures via AP). This image released by Columbia Pictures shows Denzel Washington in a scene from "Equalizer 2."(Glen Wilson/Sony, Columbia Pictures via AP). This image released by Columbia Pictures shows Denzel Washington in a scene from "Equalizer 2."
    In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia".More >>
    In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia".More >>
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