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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the University of Southern California sports information office shows cornerback Josh Shaw. Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. The school swiftly suspended him from all football team activities Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, and acknowledged his heroic tale was "a complete fabrication." (AP Photo/University of Southern California, File)
USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies"I was wrong:' USC's injured Josh Shaw suspended after admitting he made up rescue story
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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, returns a shot against Mikhail Youzhny, of Russia, during the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at itWhat to watch on Day 4 at US Open: 15-year-old Bellis tries to follow up her big victory
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What to watch in Basketball World Cup group stageWhat to watch at the FIBA Basketball World Cup: Best games of the group stage
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2014, file photo, an official's penalty flag flies during the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Chicago Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars in Chicago. There has been a jump in the number of penalties called for illegal contact, defensive holding and illegal use of hands in preseason games this year. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contactWill the huge increase in defensive penalties in the NFL preseason carry into the real games?
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Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling membershipsAs franchises struggle to sell seats, members-only programs offer chances to be part of team
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FILE - In this Dec 22, 2012 file photo, Denton Guyer's Adam Scott (22) is tackled by Georgetown's Blair Murski (44) and Mason Alexander during a UIL Class 4A, Division I high school football championship game in Arlington, Texas. Nearly half of parents say they’re not comfortable letting their child play football amid growing uncertainty about the long-term impact of concussions, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. A majority, however, say they haven’t prevented their child from playing the game they love. (AP Photo/Matt Strasen)
Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth footballPoll: Nearly half of parents uncomfortable with their children playing football
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Boxer Jermain Taylor walks from the Pulaski County Jail in Little Rock, Ark., after spending the night there Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Taylor is free on a $25,000 bond after the former middleweight champion was jailed in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
Your Top Plays for TodayYour Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
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A tennis fan watches the match between Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, and Thomaz Bellucci, of Brazil, on a big screen as he sits next to a water fountain outside  Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Maria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Open'Could have played another few sets': 2006 champ Maria Sharapova avoids joining US Open upsets
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Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, gets her hair caught in her racket as she tries to return a shot to Aliaksandra Sasnovich, of Belarus, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
US OPEN SCENE: Philosopher Gulbis' rules for lifeUS OPEN SCENE: Philosopher Gulbis' rule for living: don't think, just hit
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