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Unclear future for guarantee games in playoff era

These first few weeks of the college football season feature dozens of so-called "guarantee games" with smaller programs collecting big paychecks by hitting the road for games against major-conference teams.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014

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Kent State-Ohio State Preview Capsule

 

KENT STATE (0-2) at No. 22 OHIO STATE (1-1), noon (ABC/ESPN2)

Line: Ohio State by 32

Series Record: Ohio State leads 2-0

WHAT'S AT STAKE

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014

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2 more NFL players face domestic violence issues

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still playing. Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers also remains active while he is being investigated for abuse allegations.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014

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Senate women: No tolerance for domestic violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen female senators from both parties called on the National Football League Thursday to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014

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Blue Jackets announce signing of top pick Milano

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Sonny Milano, the club's first pick in the 2014 NHL draft, to a three-year, entry-level contract.

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NFL to look into its handling of Rice case

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL called in a former FBI director to examine how it pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case as pressure increased for the league to be more transparent about its original investigation.

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Indians: Pitching keeping Tribe alive in race for postseason berth

CLEVELAND — There is only one reason why the Indians are still alive in the race for a postseason berth: Pitching.

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Simon uses arm, bat to lift Reds over Cardinals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alfredo Simon usually takes a strike before taking a swing. The Cincinnati right-hander was more aggressive, and it paid off against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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