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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squadCowboys release Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player, from practice squad
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy motivates his team in the second half of an NCAA college football game against TCU, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. Gundy described his team's offense as "just very average," in the 42-9 loss to TCU.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
NCAA: SI allegations vs Oklahoma St 'unfounded'NCAA, Oklahoma St: Sports Illustrated allegations against school 'fundamentally unfounded'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. Two people familiar with the situation say a hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6. The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014,  because details of the hearing have not been made public. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
AP sources: Rice's appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6People familiar with situation: Ray Rice's appeal hearing will be held Nov. 5-6
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014,  but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Kings support Voynov's suspension after arrestLA Kings support NHL's decision to suspend Slava Voynov, prepare for life without defenseman
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Parents of the late Reeva Steenkamp, June, front, and Barry back, leave court in Pretoria, South Africa, after Oscar Pistorius was handed down a five-year sentence by judge Thokozile Masipais for killing his girlfriend Steenkamp last year.  (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras, Independent Newspapers)  SOUTH AFRICA OUT
'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years for killing girlfriend, but could be freed earlier
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Petra Kvitov of the Czech Republic makes a backhand return to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska  during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore,Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA FinalsWozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals, hurting Russian's hopes of claiming No. 1 ranking
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2011, file photo, former NFL football player Warrick Dunn attends the Jefferson Awards for Public Service at the National Building Museum in Washington. The NFL has created a Sportsmanship Award that will be voted on by the players and presented to the winner on the eve of the Super Bowl. Each team will nominate one player. A panel of former players will select eight finalists, four from each conference, from the 32 nominees. The panel of former players will be comprised of Pro Football Hall of Famer Curtis Martin, Warrick Dunn, Karl Mecklenburg and Leonard Wheeler. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
NFL creates Sportsmanship Award for playersNFL creates Sportsmanship Award for players and will be presented on eve of Super Bowl
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 1972 file photo, swimmer Mark Spitz, right, sits with his coach, Peter Daland, at a press conference after a Palestinian terrorist group attack on Israeli athletes at the Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. Daland, who coached the University of Southern California swim team to nine NCAA championships and mentored Olympic gold medal winners, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. He was 93. (AP Photo/File)
Daland, coach of swimming champions at USC, diesPeter Daland, who coached Southern California and Olympic swimming champions, dies at 93
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A heavily guarded vehicle carrying Oscar Pistorius, drives from the court in Pretoria, South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 to prison. Pistorius was handed down a five-year sentence by judge Thokozile Masipais for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.  (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras, Independent Newspapers)  SOUTH AFRICA OUT
Pistorius sentencing: What it meansOscar Pistorius: How much prison time will he serve? Will the Blade Runner run again?
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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