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The Galveston County Daily News : Sports

September 16, 2014

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Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.

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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

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Hindsight: a Ryder Cup tradition, like no other
Posted: September 16, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Watson didn't appear to be kicking himself.

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Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFL
Posted: September 16, 2014

Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.

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DA: Josh Gordon gets probation in DWI case in NC
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor said Tuesday that suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina.

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Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.

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Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.

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FIBA: Players can wear religious head coverings
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

International basketball's governing body said Tuesday that players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis in some competitions.

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Self-help book has more teams riding 'Energy Bus'
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On some practice fields across the country, one of the worst things a football player can be called sounds like something out of a young-adult novel or a television show on The CW.

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