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  • Homicides keep Merced detectives busy
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:56:35 GMT
    Four suspects in two homicides have been identified, the Merced Police Department announced Tuesday in a series of crime updates....
  • UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:34:13 GMT
    Carlo Tavecchio was elected last week despite causing a stir over a reference to bananas when discussing the presence of foreign players in Italy....
  • Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:10:45 GMT
    You can't see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge - color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the speedy youngster fresh out of Virginia Tech....
  • Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw says he has ALS
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:02:54 GMT
    In a video posted Tuesday on the Tennessee Titans' web site, the 30-year-old Shaw reveals he was recently diagnosed and says "I'm here today to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease" before pouring a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness to battle ALS....
  • No charges filed in Merced homicide
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:02:32 GMT
    Merced County prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against a man who said he was defending himself last week when he killed another man with a baseball bat....
  • Jazz sign free agent F Jack Cooley
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:13:10 GMT
    The 6-foot-9 forward played last season for Trabzonspor in the Turkish Basketball League, averaging 12.6 points and 6.9 rebounds in 28 games....
  • Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:11:42 GMT
    Major League Baseball made an official scoring change Tuesday that took away an infield single from Jeter on Aug. 8 and instead charged Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana with an error on the play....
  • Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:13:36 GMT
    The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team....
  • Oregon State's Gwacham goes from WR to DE
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:13:20 GMT
    In this April 28, 2012, file photo, Oregon State receiver Obum Gwacham catches a pass while defended by cornerback Keynan Parker during a spring NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore....
  • Homicides keep Merced detectives busy
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:15:38 GMT
    Four suspects in two homicides have been identified, the Merced Police Department announced Tuesday in a series of crime updates....
  • Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:09:03 GMT
    The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward....
  • Maryland to guarantee athletic scholarships
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:08:34 GMT
    Maryland announced Tuesday that the guaranteed scholarships will begin this November....
  • Nation's winningest prep baseball coach steps down
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:08:04 GMT
    The Iowa High School Athletic Association says coach Gene Schultz has resigned after 45 years and 1,754 wins at Kee High School in Lansing, Iowa....
  • New Mexico investigating possible case of hazing
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:12:39 GMT
    Assistant Athletic Director Frank Mercogliano says the university is having a person from outside the athletic program conduct an investigation and interview team members....
  • Pekerman extends contract with Colombia until 2018
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:12:14 GMT
    The Colombian football federation says the 64-year-old Argentine signed the four-year deal following a successful World Cup campaign in Brazil that saw the team reach the quarterfinals....
  • MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:12:03 GMT
    The MAC and ESPN officially announced the new deal, which runs through the 2026-27 season, on Tuesday....
  • Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:11:31 GMT
    Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him over his activism on gay rights issues....
  • Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:30:29 GMT
    According to the ITAR-Tass news agency, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says the plan to use 12 stadiums in 11 cities "is not being changed."...
  • Conte vows to turn Italy back into top team
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:29:46 GMT
    In this Sunday, May 18, 2014 file photo coach Antonio Conte greets supporters prior to a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Cagliari at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy....
  • Chris Erskine: Dear Schools, Let the kids have August
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT
    We test them almost to death, we make them play sports till their arms fall off and their knees implode....