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Domestic Violence Advocates Monitor Arrest of 49er
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Domestic Violence Advocates Monitor Arrest of 49er

Domestic violence advocates said they plan to closely watch how San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald's case plays out in court, and how the National Football League will respond if the player is found guilty to a charge of felony domestic Watch »

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Four Phillies Pitchers Throw No-Hitter Against Braves

Four Phillies Pitchers Throw No-Hitter Against Braves

Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Gronkowski to Play in Patriots Season Opener

Gronkowski to Play in Patriots Season Opener

Star Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced that he would play in the team's season opener Sunday. Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Tony Stewart's Return to Track Marred by Collision

Tony Stewart's Return to Track Marred by Collision

Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Read »

Aug 31, 2014
49ers' Ray McDonald Arrested for Domestic Violence

49ers' Ray McDonald Arrested for Domestic Violence

The San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence overnight, San Jose... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Will Power Wins IndyCar Series Title

Will Power Wins IndyCar Series Title

Will Power raced with his head instead of his gut. Only a catastrophe was likely to derail his IndyCar... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

In a riveting third-round match of wild momentum swings, the 19th-seeded Williams, a two-time Read »

Aug 30, 2014
San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the 2014 season... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Tony Stewart: Crash

Tony Stewart: Crash "Will Affect My Life Forever"

Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Tim Wright Has High Upside

Tim Wright Has High Upside

Not a lot was known about Tim Wright when he was named as the other player in the trade that sent offensive... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
USC Footballer Suspended After Admitting He Made Up Rescue Tale

USC Footballer Suspended After Admitting He Made Up Rescue Tale

A USC football player and co-captain admitted on Wednesday that he lied when he said he hurt his ankles... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Little League's Mo'ne Davis, Taney Dragons Parade Around Philly

Little League's Mo'ne Davis, Taney Dragons Parade Around Philly

Philadelphia city officials, fans and sports superstars celebrated the Taney Dragons' Little League World... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Patriots Trade Mankins to Buccaneers

Patriots Trade Mankins to Buccaneers

Offensive guard Logan Mankins arrived in New England in 2005 and has been a starter ever Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Some Hernandez Evidence to Be Thrown Out

Some Hernandez Evidence to Be Thrown Out

A judge has agreed to suppress evidence in the murder trial against former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open — the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Sam Mikulak Rallies for U.S. Gymnastics Title

Sam Mikulak Rallies for U.S. Gymnastics Title

Electric at the start and relaxed at the finish, Sam Mikulak surged past Jake Dalton and former champions... Read »

Aug 24, 2014
Mets Turn Triple Play in Win Over Dodgers

Mets Turn Triple Play in Win Over Dodgers

Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets' first triple play... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle

Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle

U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on... Read »

Aug 24, 2014
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