The Latest: Marc Anthony spits fire at Trump for Puerto Rico
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The Latest: Marc Anthony spits fire at Trump for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. Marc Anthony has some scathing words for Donald Trump, pleading with the president to forget about football and focus instead on hurricane-hammered Puerto Rico. Anthony tweeted on Monday night: “Mr. President shut the f— up about NFL. … Continue reading

Adidas exec and 9 others charged in college bribery scheme
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Adidas exec and 9 others charged in college bribery scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using bribes to influence star athletes’ choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, financial advisers, even tailors. Some of the … Continue reading

Don’t talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump’s insult
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Don’t talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump’s insult

  President Donald Trump probably didn’t realize he’d struck such a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to “get that son of a bitch off the field” for protesting during the national anthem. The line drew loud applause at the president’s political rally in Huntsville, Alabama, but the words cut deep into … Continue reading

The Latest: Richmond, Sam Houston St set postponed game
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The Latest: Richmond, Sam Houston St set postponed game

  Richmond’s season-opener at Sam Houston State, postponed by Hurricane Harvey, will be made up Friday night at Baylor. The school announced the rescheduling Monday night. The Spiders and Sam Houston State were originally scheduled to open the season on Sunday night. The game was postponed as Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston with expectations … Continue reading

Video game players get varsity treatment at more US colleges
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Video game players get varsity treatment at more US colleges

BOSTON (AP) — In some ways, they’re like typical college athletes. They’re on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they’re playing video games. On college campuses, varsity gaming teams with all the trappings of sports teams are becoming increasingly common as schools tap into … Continue reading

The Latest: ‘Boomer and Carton’ co-host released on bond
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The Latest: ‘Boomer and Carton’ co-host released on bond

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fraud charges against sports radio personality Craig Carton, a host of WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton” show (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Sports radio personality Craig Carton has been released on bond following his New York arrest on fraud charges alleging he and others used a Ponzi scheme and … Continue reading