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Teen pleads guilty in soccer ref death

Teen pleads guilty in soccer ref death

August 5th, 2013 2:04 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

A teenager charged with killing a Utah soccer referee over a call during a game pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of homicide by assault in a case that brought new attention to the issue of violence and sportsmanship in athletics.

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UT defensive leaders who missed spring making impact in preseason practice

UT defensive leaders who missed spring making impact in preseason practice

August 5th, 2013 6:00 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Three veterans who could play pivotal roles in Tennessee’s defense — Maurice Couch, Brian Randolph and Curt Maggitt —are getting late on-field introductions to the Vols’ new coaching staff.

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Rookie's pick boosts Cowboys over Dolphins

Rookie's pick boosts Cowboys over Dolphins

August 5th, 2013 12:42 am by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Rookie Devonte Holloman’s 75-yard interception return with a tipped pass keyed the Dallas Cowboys’ 24-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night that opened the NFL’s preseason.

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'Stros put 17 runs on the board in win over K-Mets

'Stros put 17 runs on the board in win over K-Mets

August 4th, 2013 9:36 pm by Staff Report

In an important Appalachian League West Division showdown, the Kingsport Mets were sent home with a 17-1 loss to the Greeneville Astros on Sunday.

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ESPN: NCAA investigating A&M QB Manziel

ESPN: NCAA investigating A&M QB Manziel

August 4th, 2013 8:25 pm by Associated Press

The NCAA is investigating whether Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel was paid for signing hundreds of autographs in January, ESPN reported Sunday.

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Source: A-Rod to be suspended Monday but can play while appealing

Source: A-Rod to be suspended Monday but can play while appealing

August 4th, 2013 7:22 pm by Associated Press

A person familiar with deliberations tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball has informed the New York Yankees that Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday but can play while he appeals the penalty.

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Eagles: WR Cooper said he was threatened

Eagles: WR Cooper said he was threatened

August 4th, 2013 4:44 pm by Associated Press

Philadelphia Eagles receiver Riley Cooper was sent threatening messages after a video of him making a racial slur became public, the team said Sunday.

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Kahne holds off Gordon to win at Pocono

Kahne holds off Gordon to win at Pocono

August 4th, 2013 4:36 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Kasey Kahne got the jump on birthday boy Jeff Gordon off the final restart with two laps left and pulled away to win Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

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Hill, LSU's leading rusher last season, still not with team

Hill, LSU's leading rusher last season, still not with team

August 4th, 2013 3:58 pm by Associated Press

Jeremy Hill, LSU's leading rusher last season, was not among the 103 players who reported to campus a day before the Tigers started preseason practice.

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Franklin swims to record sixth gold at worlds

Franklin swims to record sixth gold at worlds

August 4th, 2013 3:19 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer

Eighteen-year-old Missy Franklin claimed her record sixth gold medal of the world championships Sunday night, swimming the leadoff leg for the Americans in the 400-meter medley relay.

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