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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

Urban Meyer probe costs $500K, but still about what Ohio State wants

The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State $500,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he’s already been tainted by the scandal. Read More

Maryland parts ways with assistant coach after player death

Maryland has parted ways with its strength and conditioning coach and “mistakes were made” in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died. Read More

Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

The Nielsen company said that CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis. That’s a whopping 73 percent increase from the 4.9 million people who watched the same tournament’s conclusion in 2017. Read More

Baseball with signatures of 11 greats fetches $623,369

A ball signed by Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Connie Mack, Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins and Pete Alexander, on the day they all entered the Baseball Hall of Fame, just sold for $623,369, SCP auctions 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

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

College basketball coach pleads not guilty in punch that killed tourist

A rising college basketball coaching star accused of throwing a punch that killed a New York City tourist who had apparently mistaken him for an Uber driver pleaded not guilty today to an assault charge. Read More

Yankees finally show some gay pride

Faced with the potential embarrassment of being the only major league team never to have held a pride night at a game, the Yankees are developing a series of events next season tied to the celebration of the 1969 Stonewall riots, a team spokesman said. Read More