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FCC considers ban on Redskins name

Broadcasters could be fined for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans.

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Defiant Royals outfox A’s in Wild Card game

Kansas City beat Oakland in a thrilling do-or-die playoff to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Royals beat A’s 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason.

Oakland Raiders assistant head coach Tony Sparano looks on before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

The Oakland Raiders have promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach to replace the fired Dennis Allen.

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MLB ready for the ‘second season’

The playoffs start tonight in Kansas City as the Royals play host to the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game.

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

The Olympic swimmer was reportedly pulled over in Maryland early on Tuesday morning.

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FCC expected to end sports TV blackout rule

A decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games could soon be a thing of the past.

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Michael Strahan making film debut in ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

The former football star turned TV host is set to take on the big screen.

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NFL TV ratings rise despite domestic violence fumble

More Americans are watching football than last year, signaling the NFL's handling of domestic violence cases has not dented its popularity.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to Monday Night’s game between the Pats and the Chiefs, here is a look at the other big…

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Neutral arbitrator to hear Ray Rice appeal

This marks the first time a neutral arbitrator had been appointed in a personal conduct disciplinary case.

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Charles scores three as Chiefs crush Patriots

Playing in front of a pumped up home crowd the Chiefs shot out to a 17-0 halftime lead and were never headed.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen

Allen was the first head coach hired by Oakland after Al Davis' death on October 2011. His 8-28 record is the worst for the franchise since before Davis arrived in 1963. His contract was set to run through next season.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Chiefs crush Patriots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are at the .500 mark after dealing Bill Belichick his second-worst…

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Girardi: A-Rod has to show he can still play

Yankees manager Joe Girardi says returning third baseman Alex Rodriguez will have to show in spring training that he can still play.

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A.J. Hinch to manage Astros

Hinch takes over for Bo Porter, who was fired on Sept. 1 in his second year

Buffalo Bills' Kyle Orton (18) throws as EJ Manuel (3) looks on prior to an NFL football game against the Houston, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston.

Bills bench quarterback Manuel, to start Orton

Coach Doug Marrone announced Monday that Kyle Orton will start Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.

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Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons

The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire.

This is a 2014 photo of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 9, 2014 when this image was taken.

Cardinal player formally charged with hitting wife

An indictment publicly released late Friday charges Jonathan Dwyer with felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 29.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23

Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers plays during an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla.

Pittsburgh needed just over a minute to turn a 10-point deficit into an 11-point lead

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B1G mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) signs autographs following the team's international friendly soccer match against Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Sandy, Utah. The United States won 8-0.

The U.S. women's soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play in a win over Haiti to finish unbeaten in group play in the CONCACAF championship.

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Florida AD: season evaluated as it plays out

Florida head coach Will Muschamp paces the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Missouri won 42-13.

The Gators (3-3, 2-3 SEC) are coming off losses to LSU and Missouri. The 42-13 debacle against Mizzou on Saturday night, was one of the most embarrassing losses in Muschamp's three-plus years in Gainesville.

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