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FILE - In this June 12, 2020 file photo, a mourner signs a tribute wall during a memorial service for former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty in Indianapolis. A man has been charged in the killing of Beaty in downtown Indianapolis in May during unrest following the death of George Floyd, prosecutors said Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. Marcus Anderson has been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery and pointing a firearm for his suspected role in the death of Beaty and three downtown robberies, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office said. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy File)
December 03, 2020 - 4:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man has been charged in the killing of former Indiana University football player and businessman Chris Beaty in downtown Indianapolis in May during unrest following the death of George Floyd, prosecutors said Thursday. Marcus Anderson has been charged with murder, felony...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, file photo, fans join in singing "The Eyes of Texas" after Texas defeated UTEP 59-3 in an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas. Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte said Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, he expects players to “stand together as a unified group” to show appreciation for the school and fans during the playing of the school song “The Eyes of Texas” after games, but didn't say what will happen if they refuse. The song has exploded into a thorny controversy after several football players and other athletes said over the summer they no longer wanted to sing it because of its uncomfortable connections to racist elements of the school's past. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
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October 23, 2020 - 2:17 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Losing football games is one thing at the University of Texas. A challenge to the hallowed school song is quite another. A controversy over “The Eyes of Texas” has lingered for weeks now at Texas, with some players refusing to sing it after games or even stand for it given its...
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Jen Cox poses for a photo on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, after voting early at State Farm Arena in downtown Atlanta. The arena, where the NBA's Atlanta Hawks play, is one of many professional sports venues around the country that has opened its doors for voting or other election-related activities. With dozens of voting machines and ample space for social distancing, they provide a safe and efficient way to vote during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Kate Brumback)
October 22, 2020 - 2:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With long waits making headlines during early voting across the country, professional sports venues have emerged as bright spots, repurposing huge spaces mostly devoid of fans into efficient and relatively safe polling places. Featuring rows and rows of voting machines, ample space...
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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2019, file photo, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz reacts during the second half of the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game against Southern California. The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players for $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced while they played for the Hawkeyes. The players also called for the firings of Kirk Ferentz, offensive line coach Brian Ferentz and athletic director Gary Barta. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)
October 19, 2020 - 9:37 pm
The attorney representing eight Black former Iowa football players who allege racial discrimination during their time with the Hawkeyes said Monday night the university's rejection of their demands, which included a payment of $20 million, is not the end of the matter. Civil rights attorney Damario...
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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2019, file photo, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz reacts during the second half of the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game against Southern California. The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players for $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced while they played for the Hawkeyes. The players also called for the firings of Kirk Ferentz, offensive line coach Brian Ferentz and athletic director Gary Barta. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)
October 18, 2020 - 8:37 pm
The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players for $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced playeingfor the Hawkeyes. The university general counsel's office released its response Sunday to a 21-page certified letter...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
October 04, 2020 - 8:43 pm
The Latest on Week 4 in the NFL (all times EDT) ___ 8:35 p.m. Carson Wentz has thrown his NFL-worst seventh interception of the season for the Philadelphia Eagles. Wentz’s early season struggles for the Eagles are showing no signs of ending. The Eagles went three-and-out on their first drive...
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File-New England Patriots running back James White (28) runs with the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill (51) tackles him in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. White says he is is having trouble processing the sudden death of his father, but is finding comfort in celebrating his son's first birthday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
September 22, 2020 - 5:17 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots running back James White says he is having trouble processing the sudden death of his father, but is finding comfort in celebrating his son's first birthday. In an Instagram message Tuesday, White posted side by side photos of himself as a child sitting on the lap...
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New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty, right, is greeted by his twin brother, cornerback Jason McCourty, left, after Devin McCourty intercepted a pass for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
September 20, 2020 - 9:00 pm
The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 8:55 p.m. Seattle safety Quandre Diggs was ejected late in the first quarter Sunday night for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New England’s N’Keal Harry. On fourth-and-3 from the Seattle 30, New England quarterback Cam Newton connected with Harry on a...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) is sacked by Denver Broncos linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu (97) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
September 18, 2020 - 2:16 am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jeremiah Attaochu is like those sharply dressed seat fillers at the Oscars. He replaced an injured Bradley Chubb last season and is filling in for an injured Von Miller this year. He had 3½ sacks in a dozen games last season after signing on Oct. 1 and the seventh-year pro...
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Members of the Los Angeles Rams stand and kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
September 15, 2020 - 5:23 am
There’s a lot that can be said about an opening NFL week that featured a little of everything — except, perhaps, the positive COVID-19 tests that everyone feared most. There was plenty of football, played at a surprisingly high level considering the circumstances. Plenty of protests, too, though...
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