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Goodell meets 11 former players about NFL conduct

BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have…

RIP ROB: Bironas had just married Rachel Bradshaw in June. Photo: Associated Press

Student: Ex-Titan chased him, friends before crash

A college student told a 911 dispatcher that a man he later identified as Rob Bironas chased he and his friends, then tried to hit their pickup truck minutes before the former Titans kicker's fatal crash.

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney reacts at the end of regulation against Florida State in an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Florida State defeated Clemson 23-17 in overtime.

Coach: Clemson center threatened after bad snap

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says center Ryan Norton received threatening messages on social media after his bad snap in a loss to No. 1 Florida State last weekend.

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams moves off the field after NFL football practice at the team's training facility, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Eagles CB Williams apologizes for remarks

Williams questioned coach Chip Kelly's practice habits in the locker room after the game Sunday, specifically Kelly's bringing the team in for a light walkthrough early last week, one day after it played a Monday night game in Indianapolis.

Washington Capitals hockey captain Alex Ovechkin, center, flanked by teammates Braden Holtby, left, and Nicklas Backstrom, of Sweden, right, pose for a photo wearing the teams uniform for the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic hockey game, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, during an unveiling at Nationals Park in Washington. The Capitals will Play the Chicago Blackhawks in the game that will be played New Years Day.

Ovechkin, Capitals unveil Winter Classic uniforms

The Washington Capitals have unveiled the uniforms they'll wear when they host the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL's Winter Classic on Jan. 1 at Nationals Park.

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Super Bowl gets LED lighting upgrade

When the big game kicks off next year it will be played under new lighting.

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Depleted Steelers sign linebacker James Harrison

Harrison retired as a member of the Steelers less than three weeks ago after spending the 2013 season with the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Babe Ruth’s original Yankees contract up for sale

The baseball legend's first New York Yankees contract is expected to fetch over $1 million when it goes up for auction next month.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 23.

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Ravens owner apologizes for not demanding Ray Rice video

The owner of the Baltimore Ravens apologized, saying it "never crossed my mind" and he was "deeply sorry."

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Bears strike early to hold off Jets

The Jets trailed 14-0 early on and while the home side battled hard to come back, getting within five points in the fourth quarter, the Bears were able to hold them out.

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Boxing champ Mike Tyson helped rescue a crash victim

The former world heavyweight came to the aid of a motorcyclist who crashed on an interstate in Las Vegas last week.

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Football player’s inspiring speech

This Austin, Texas high school football star has words everyone should live by and his post-game speech is going viral.

Chicago Bears' helmets sit on the bench during the second half of an NFL football pre-season game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. The Panthers won 24-17.

Monday Night Football: Bears hold on to beat Jets 27-19

Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears took advantage of some early mistakes by the New York Jets before holding on for a 27-19 victory Monday night.

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Braves fire GM Frank Wren after missing playoffs

The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren. The move was announced Monday by team president John Schuerholz, one day after the team was eliminated from the NL playoff race.

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Baltimore.

Baltimore Ravens owner critical of ESPN report

Steve Bisciotti has criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.

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Fowler cuts a dash with USA hairstyle

Rickie Fowler raised a few eyebrows when he showed off the letters 'USA' shaved into the side of his head during practice on Monday.

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49ers Kaepernick fined for racial slur

The QB faces an $11,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct for using a racial slur during a game last week.

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Country music mourns Rob Bironas

Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, and Charlie Daniels are among those sending condolences to fellow country singer Rachel Bradshaw after her husband was killed in a car crash.

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Shaq sings Bon Jovi song at crowded college bar

WATCH: The basketball legend jumped on stage at an LSU-area bar to belt out a Bon Jovi classic.

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Kings’ Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

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Defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of domestic violence.

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If ‘WALL-E’ was a Christopher Nolan film

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Take a look at Pixar's "Wall-E" reimagined as if it was created by the director of "The Dark Knight."

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Jay Leno is the funniest man in America

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The former "Tonight Show" host received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center Honors.

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REVIEW: Too familiar ‘Fury’ misses glory

This photo released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Brad Pitt as Wardaddy in a scene from "Fury."

Brad Pitt is fantastic, but Fury can't go out in the blaze of glory it aimed for.

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Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

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Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

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