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Ravens spend 'six figures' on Ray Rice jersey swap

The Baltimore Ravens were overwhelmed this weekend by fans looking to exchange Ray Rice jerseys.

The Ravens said earlier this month that fans could trade in official jerseys with Rice's name and number after the running back was cut from the team and...

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Man accused in death of Peterson's son free on bail

Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing anguish from a past tragedy.

The man charged with second-degree murder in the death last year of another one of Peterson's child...

Florida State QB Jameis Winston, November 2013

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FSU benches Winston then barely wins game

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston missed all of Saturday night's marquee game against Clemson --- not just one half as previously announced -- because of a vulgar comment witnesses said he made on campus this week, the school said.

FSU, the nat...

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P&G pulls out of NFL breast cancer campaign

Another NFL sponsor is distancing itself from the league amid an ongoing domestic violence controversy.

Roger Goodell news conference


NFL's Goodell: 'We'll get our house in order'

Embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized Friday for what he said was his mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal but vowed "now I will get it right and will do whatever is necessary to accomplish that."

Speaking at a Manhattan...

Li Na, 2014 Australian Open

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Chinese trailblazer Li Na retires at age of 32

Asia's first grand slam singles champion Li Na has called time on her 15-year tennis career due to "chronic" knee injuries.

NFL logo sign outside football stadium

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Hagel looking into military ties to NFL

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his staff for detailed information about the U.S. military's relationships with the National Football League in the wake of the scandal over how the league is handling domestic-abuse allegations against players, CNN has learned.

Wembley Stadium London

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London's Wembley Stadiumto host Euro 2020 final

Just like a Rolling Stone ... It's football's answer to rock and roll's arena tours. Thirteen cities from Baku to Bilbao in a month-long roadshow, culminating in a London finale at the famous Wembley Stadium.

Jonathan Dwyer


NFL enduring off-field PR nightmares

The bad news keep piling on the National Football League.

Golf ball on edge of hole

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Scotland votes for union at ancient golf club

Another landmark decision has been made on the day Scotland decides on independence from the United Kingdom and this vote is in favor of union.

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Poll: 71% of Virginia voters think Redskins name should stay

Only 23% of people surveyed by Christopher Newport University think the term is offensive to Native Americans.

Joe Gibbs

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JGR adds Stanley, DeWalt for Edwards and Kenseth

Joe Gibbs Racing has partnered with both Stanley and DeWalt to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next season.

David Ragan's car

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NASCAR to honor Wendell Scott at Martinsville race weekend

NASCAR announced Tuesday that it will honor Danville native and 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Wendell Scott during the race weekend at Martinsville Speedway.

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart

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Grand jury to decide whether Tony Stewart will face charges in driver's death

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.

Lynchburg Hillcats could have new affiliation

Lynchburg Hillcats could have new big league affiliation next season

The Atlanta Braves have chosen not to renew their contract with Lynchburg but they do have an option to return if they don't find anything better out there.

Brad Keselowski

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Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round.

Kyle Busch

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Kyle Busch wins Trucks Series race

Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway.

Jeff Gordon

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Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.







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