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Simpson, McNamara win NYRR 5th Avenue Mile Video included


Track star Jenny Simpson capped her standout season with another victory at the New York Road Runners 5th Avenue Mile on Sept. 13, 2014. This was Simpson's second win in a row at the race and her third overall. Oregon Track Club Elite runner Jordan McNamara won the pro men's race. More>>

NY grand jury to weigh charges for Tony Stewart


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


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


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."

Learning about sports from video games Video included


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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  • Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue Jays

    Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue Jays

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:32:10 GMT
    The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.
    Champagne was spraying all around him, and Dan Duquette couldn't help but laugh at the mayhem he helped create.
  • Nats beat Braves to clinch another NL East title

    Nats beat Braves to clinch another NL East title

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:32:07 GMT
    The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.
    The Washington Nationals bounced up and down in unison near second base, not bothered at all by a smattering of boos from the crowd at Turner Field.
  • Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

    Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:12:22 GMT
    The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice.
    The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.
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