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Rogers hurt in Packers loss

Rogers hurt in Packers loss

PACKERS LOSE: The team's backup QB can't tame the Bears. Photo: Associated Press

Bears upset Packers as QB gets hurt
The Chicago Bears upset Green Bay 27-20 to create a three-way tie atop the NFC North among the Bears, Packers and Detroit Lions. Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers hurt his non-throwing shoulder on their first series, and the Packers offense was not the same with backup Seneca Wallace at the helm.

Dolphins teammate drama
The troubled saga between Miami Dolphins teammates Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin took an ominous turn yesterday. Two people spoke to The Associated Press with fresh revelations that the suspended Incognito sent text messages to his teammate that were racist and threatening. Martin left the team last week because of emotional issues.

‘Coach Fox’s team’
Saying “This is Coach Fox’s team,” Denver Broncos interim coach Jack Del Rio says his job is to just keep the 7-1 team running until Fox comes back. The 58-year-old Fox is recovering after having his aortic valve replaced in an operation he had hoped to delay until after the Super Bowl.

Kubiak recovering
The Houston Texans say 52-year-old Gary Kubiak could be released from the hospital today. The Texans coach collapsed on the field at halftime of the Texans’ 27-24 loss to Indianapolis Sunday night and was hospitalized for precaution and observation.

UNDATED (AP) __ Following their surprising 3-0 starts, the Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves tasted defeat last night. Golden State trounced the 76ers 110-90, the L.A. Clippers beat the Rockets 137-118 and Cleveland nipped the T-Wolves 93-92.

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Oakland’s Johnson designated for assignment

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Oakland Athletics pitcher Jim Johnson (45) is relieved by manager Bob Melvin, rear, during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Indians won 6-4. Johnson was the losing pitcher. In front is Athletics catcher Derek Norris.

Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games with the A's.

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Two Texas football players charged with sex assault

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Texas head coach Charlie Strong listens to a question from a reporter during the Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Spokeswoman Cindy Posey says the players charged Thursday are wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander. Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography.

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Cavaliers sign rookie Andrew Wiggins

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Top NBA draft prospect Andrew Wiggins of Kansas prepares for an interview during the NBA draft lottery in New York, Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.

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Knoblauch charged with assaulting ex-wife

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Minnesota Twins' Chuck Knoblauch takes a hard swing at a pitch by Cleveland Indians pitcher Chad Ogea, and falls down as he misses the ball in the second inning in Minneapolis, Saturday, July 13, 1996.

Knoblauch has been released on $10,000 bond. His first court date is set for July 30

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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