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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, McDonogh high school football lineman Jordan McNair watches from the sideline during a game in McDonogh, Md. An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field. McNair was hospitalized on May 29 after a team workout and died June 13. The family attorney said the cause of death was heatstroke. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
September 21, 2018 - 6:42 pm
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on investigation of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair (all times local): 6:35 p.m. One of the biggest problems in the treatment of former Maryland football player Jordan McNair was that it was nearly two hours between the time he collapsed and his...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a news conference with prosecutors and victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at the Ingham County courthouse in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer called for the Michigan Republican Party to pull a digital ad that accuses her of not prosecuting Nassar on sexual assault charges. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
September 21, 2018 - 6:16 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Gretchen Whitmer on Friday tearfully denied Republicans' allegation that she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaulting gymnasts and other victims before the charges were brought by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2016, file photo, Sergei Tetiukhin carries the flag of Russia during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's scandal-ridden drug-fighting operation back in business Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, a decision designed to bring a close to one of sports' most notorious doping scandals but one bitterly disputed by hundreds of athletes and described as "treachery" by the lawyer for the man who exposed the corruption. It also clears a major hurdle for Russia's track team to be declared compliant by that sport's international governing body (IAAF).(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 21, 2018 - 6:11 pm
A leading anti-doping group hinted at changing the structure of the World Anti-Doping Agency, saying the decision to reinstate Russia's drug-fighting operation is a sign WADA leaders are saddled with "conflicting priorities." The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organizations said in a statement...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows Manuel Orrego-Savala, of Guatemala. Orrego-Savala, living illegally in the U.S., pleaded guilty Friday, July 20, 2018, to driving drunk when he killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver on Feb. 4. 2018. Orrego-Savala is due to be sentenced Sept. 21, 2018. (Indiana State Police via AP, File)
September 21, 2018 - 5:58 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man from Guatemala living illegally in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to the maximum of 16 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. A Marion County judge sentenced Manuel Orrego-Savala after hearing...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates after scoring a 2-point conversion during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
September 21, 2018 - 5:12 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The beer-fueled bash spilled into the streets around FirstEnergy Stadium as delirious Browns fans walked — some staggered — while chanting for their new hero, the streak buster. "Ba-ker May-field," they screamed. They've named their new starting quarterback. Coach Hue Jackson isn't...
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September 21, 2018 - 4:54 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a former Montana high school athletic trainer being sued for sexually abusing athletes (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A former Montana high school athletic trainer has apologized to student-athletes via media interviews after they accused him of sexual abuse in...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Diana Taurasi motions during a practice for the U.S. national women's basketball team in Seattle. The U.S. women’s basketball roster is full of WNBA All-Stars and clearly the 12-member team led by Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will be fun to watch. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
September 21, 2018 - 3:29 pm
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup. The Americans haven't lost a major international contest since falling to Russia in the semifinals of the 2006 world championship. That includes...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Thursday July 18, 2013, English golfer Oliver Fisher plays a shot off the second tee during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Muirfield, Scotland. Fisher shot the first round of 59 in the 46-year history of the European Tour, Friday Sept. 21, 2018, on a par-71 course during the second round of the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura, Portugal. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
September 21, 2018 - 3:07 pm
After 46 years, the European Tour finally has its first round of 59. English golfer Oliver Fisher was sprayed with champagne beside the 18th green after two-putting for par from 40 feet to complete a 12-under round containing an eagle and 10 birdies on a par-71 course at the Portugal Masters on...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) and Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Joe Haden (23) reach for the ball during an NFL football game in Cleveland. In a slopfest of an opener, the Steelers and Browns drew 21-21. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini, File)
September 21, 2018 - 2:50 pm
Two weeks, two ties. OK, let's get this out of the way now: Yes, the NFL is fit to be tied. Fit tighter than most folks might think, too. In a slopfest of an opener, the Steelers and Browns drew 21-21 . The first game of the season often can be messy and painful to watch, particularly when so many...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows Michigan gubernatorial candidates in the November election from left, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and her Republican challenger Bill Schuette. Whitmer on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, denied Republicans' allegation that as Ingham County's interim prosecutor two years ago, she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaults before the charges were brought by Michigan Attorney General Schuette, her GOP opponent in this year's race for governor. (AP Photo/File)
September 21, 2018 - 2:33 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan governor's race (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Michigan's Democratic candidate for governor, Gretchen Whitmer, is calling on the state Republican Party to stop running a digital ad that accuses her of not prosecuting serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar...
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