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Falcons push back start time for opener

The heat wave expected for later this week has caused the starting time for at least one area football game to be changed.

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Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

Bavetta retires after career where he never missed game

NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment.

Heisman finalist Klein returns as K-State coach

So many of their mannerisms are the same. So is the attention to detail, the toughness — the grit that has come to not only define them but also their football program.

Settlement reached in lawsuit between Moore, Bertuzzi

A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore’s lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after a bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore’s career.

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Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.

Fire damages home

A fire on a stove caused an estimated $10,000 in damage to a Jefferson City home Monday night.

Official: 3 of 6 child hostages freed in Harvey

Negotiators worked late into the evening Tuesday in an effort to convince two men barricaded in a home in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and a woman they took hostage.

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Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state.

FAA bans flights over Syria

Warnings from an international research group and the Federal Aviation Administration underscore the rising threat to commercial aircraft posed by hundreds of anti-aircraft weapons that are now in the arsenals of armed groups in Syria and could easily be diverted to extremist factions.

Eagles set to have preferred players for Thursday

For the first time this preseason, the Philadelphia Eagles will have their preferred trio of wide receivers on the field at the same time along with last season’s league rushing leader, LeSean McCoy.

Zendejas pleads guilty

Former NFL and University of Arizona kicker Max Zendejas has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal damage in connection with a restaurant space he leased from the Tucson school.

Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson

The “Hands up, don’t shoot” protest has made its way to the NFL.

Practice squad expands to 10

NFL teams can carry 10 players on their practice squads for the next two seasons.

Same old story for Redskins’ RG3

New coach, same old story for Robert Griffin III: He can’t seem to avoid getting clobbered.

With Charles out, Davis, Gray get opportunities

Knile Davis and Cyrus Gray got a chance to showcase themselves in the Chiefs’ preseason game in Carolina.

Browns not ready to name starting QB

This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn’t quite over for the Browns.

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FBI director addresses Ferguson on visit to Utah

FBI director James Comey publicly addressed the agency's civil rights investigation into the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Missouri during a visit to Salt Lake City on Tuesday, saying the bureau has sent dozens of agents to Ferguson.

Buckeyes lose Miller for season

Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes.

Colleges add special touches to new stadiums

Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

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