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University of Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in football player’s death

The University of Maryland acknowledged today that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept “legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes.” Read More

Tom Brady sees ‘urgency’ in preseason game against Eagles

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady thinks his next game against the Philadelphia Eagles is a little like the last time he played them. The reigning NFL MVP says he’s eager to get back on the field for the first time since the Super Bowl. Read More

Head coach of Hawaii football season-opening opponent hospitalized

Mike Bobo, the head coach of the University of Hawaii’s season-opening opponent in football, Colorado State, has been hospitalized, the Rams said. Read More

Bills’ LeSean McCoy sued by ex-girlfriend over home invasion

LeSean McCoy’s ex-girlfriend is suing the Buffalo Bills running back for failing to protect her after she was bloodied, beaten and had $133,000 worth of jewelry stolen during a home invasion last month. Read More

U.S. beats Japan in final of softball world championship

Kelsey Stewart drove in the winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning as the United States beat Japan 7-6 in the final of the women’s world softball championship on Sunday. Read More

Maryland puts head coach DJ Durkin on leave after football player’s death

Maryland placed head coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave today while the school scrutinizes allegations of poor behavior by the football staff, apparent misdeeds that came to light following the death of a player on the practice field. Read More

Tony Finau ties PGA Championship record with 10 birdies

Tony Finau tried not to look at the opening two rounds of the PGA Championship as a Ryder Cup audition as he played alongside U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Read More

Ethics board warns county employees and elected officials against accepting Maui Invitational gifts

The Maui ethics board is advising county employees and elected officials to not accept gifts or tickets from college basketball tournament officials, warning that they could be seen as efforts to influence or reward them in the performance of their official duties. Read More

Mariota looks sharp with Titans’ new offense and head coach

Marcus Mariota is proving to be a quick study with a new coach installing yet another offensive system for the Tennessee Titans. Read More

NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. Read More

Bartolo Colon might not have time to pass Juan Marichal again

Bartolo Colon still has another lofty goal after becoming the top winning pitcher from Latin America. But there likely won’t be enough time left in his 21st big league season for the 45-year-old Texas Rangers right-hander. Read More

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