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NY grand jury to weigh charges for Tony Stewart

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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, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff's investigators. More>>

Facing child abuse charges, Adrian Peterson absent from Sunday game

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Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for this weekend's game against New England.  More>>

Wedding forces rescheduling of college football game

You think fall weddings are inconvenient for college football fans? Imagine being a coach with a daughter who has her heart set on a Saturday in late September. More>>

Source: Ray Rice video sent to NFL

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A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week. The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number on April 9 confirming the video arrived. A female voice expresses thanks and says: "You're right. It's terrible."
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Learning about sports from video games Video included

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Instead of taking to the field, many kids are learning about soccer, football and other sports through video games. So when and if they decide to play the real thing, they're already experts.John Paul Castallanas has a kinship with the game of soccer. You can see it when he juggles. It's like he can control that ball to do whatever he wants. Kind of like when he controls the players during his other favorite activity: FIFA Soccer, a video game. More>>

Just one season of hits in high school football may alter brain

Even among high school football players who've never had a concussion, a small preliminary study suggests that changes can still occur to their brains within the course of a single season. More>>

'Tommy John' surgery gets major league pitchers back on the mound

So-called "Tommy John" surgery is very effective at getting Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers back in the game, new research has found. More>>


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  • Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

    Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:34:32 GMT
    By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent actions but the companies are...
    By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals but the companies are stopping...
  • CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:15:17 GMT
    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up after more fallout from the Ray Rice incident.
    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.
  • Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

    Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:55:48 GMT
    Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.
    Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.
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