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Ex-Auburn, Miami RB Asa Martin lands at Memphis

24 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

The former four-star recruit has landed in the AAC after spending a cup of coffee in Coral Gables.
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Oakland launches 'The Great Pave' funded with $100 million from Measure KK

1 hour ago   |   ABC

What a different a good pave makes. Before the face lift, Oakland's Harold Street had more than 200 potholes by one resident's count, enough to make it one of the worst streets...
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How to Use Brand Activism to Ethically Grow Your Brand

1 hour ago   |   Business

On May 22nd, 2019, six-time Olympic gold medalist, Allyson Felix joined her colleagues in breaking their nondisclosure agreements to reveal Nike's lack of maternity protection...
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NFL 2019: Mahomes encore could depend on defensive makeover

NFL 2019: Mahomes encore could depend on defensive makeover

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Melvin Gordon's prolonged holdout and Derwin James' foot injury in L.A., Antonio Brown's head-to-toe spectacle in Oakland, and a spinning turnstile of head coaches and...
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Another family takes issue with Michigan's handling of transfer

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Myles Sims' appeal for immediate eligibility at Georgia Tech has been denied and the family claims that Michigan provided inaccurate information to the NCAA.
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Notre Dame transfer Brandon Wimbush named starting QB at UCF

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The ex-Irish QB will also share some time with freshman Dillon Gabriel in the Knights' backfield.
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How Demetrious Johnson Is Preparing for His Bout with Danny Kingad

2 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Being a professional athlete requires plenty of discipline, especially when getting prepared for the next big competition...
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U of L athletics strikes a deal with Norton Healthcare

U of L athletics strikes a deal with Norton Healthcare

2 hours ago   |   WLKY

Norton Healthcare will provide medical support for all of U of L's 23 sports programs.
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BART to consider ban on panhandling, busking on trains

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A BART board member plans to propose a ban on panhandling and busking on trains. The plan has already received criticism from the ACLU and the president of BART's Board.
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Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training

Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova has been found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session. The champion hurdler, 25, was discovered in the...
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Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Patriots' Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Patriots' Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

The longtime Patriots starting strong safety, 32, is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 28. Read more ...

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

This is horrifying. Read more ...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's 80th anniversary

Babies at Allegheny Health Network's West Penn Hospital were dressed up as the Cowardly Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow and Dorothy. Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...

First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open

First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open

NEW YORK - Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet in the U.S. Open, and they'll do it in their very first match. Read more ...

VMware slides after agreeing to buy Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total of...

VMware slides after agreeing to buy Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total of $4.8 billion

Software company VMware agreed to acquire Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total value of $4.8 billion. Shares of VMware slipped 4% in aftermarket trading, while Pivotal gained... Read more ...

Marcus Stroman injury update: Mets right-hander expects to make next start

Marcus Stroman injury update: Mets right-hander expects to make next start

Stroman was removed from New York's game against the Indians at Citi Field on Wednesday in the fourth inning with hamstring tightness. Read more ...

Stocks finish mixed as traders weigh weak economic data ahead of Fed speech

Stocks finish mixed as traders weigh weak economic data ahead of Fed speech

Stocks finished mixed on Wednesday as investors weighed weak manufacturing data and another yield-curve inversion. The developments came ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman... Read more ...