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San Francisco 49ers' defensive tackle Ray McDonald (91) against the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011.

49ers release McDonald amid further legal trouble

Defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been released by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.

Pittsburgh head coach Paul Chryst in an NCAA football game between Pittsburgh and Miami on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 in Pittsburgh.

Wisconsin brings Pitt’s Chryst home as coach

The school made it official on Wednesday, hiring Chryst away from Pittsburgh. The announcement ended days of speculation following the surprising departure of Gary Andersen

Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers hits an RBI double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.

AP source: Rays send Myers to Padres in big deal

A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Padres have acquired outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Dec. 17. GRIZZLIES HALT WARRIORS’ WIN STREAK The Golden…

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U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympic summer games

The United States is seeking to host the summer games for the first time since 1996.

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WATCH: Marcus Mariota’s ‘top 10′ thoughts on the Heisman

The Oregon Ducks QB presents a "Letterman" top 10 list.

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Bucks rookie Parker out for season with knee injury

The highly regarded Milwaukee forward tore a ligament in his left knee.

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MMA fighters sue league, allege antitrust

The lawsuit alleges the Ultimate Fighting Championship is a monopoly that limits the potential earnings of its athletes.

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Bucks F Parker out for season with knee injury

Bucks rookie Jabari Parker will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Monday night's 96-94 win at Phoenix.

From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

Kentucky and South Carolina continue to lead the way

Kentucky's Wildcats remain the unanimous choice as No. 1 in the A.P. Top-25 men's basketball poll. Duke, Arizona, Louisville and Wisconsin round out the top five. The Zags sit at #8

TCU head coach Gary Patterson before an NCAA college football game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

TCU’s Patterson new contract after Big 12 title

TCU coach Gary Patterson has a new contract after leading the Horned Frogs to their first Big 12 title.

San Francisco Giants' Michael Morse hits an RBI single during the fourth inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

AP source: Morse agrees to $16M, 2-year deal with Marlins

Mike Morse agreed to a $16 million, two-year contract with the Marlins, pending a physical, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III passes the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

Back as Redskins starter, RG3 goes low-key

Robert Griffin III is staying low-key in his return as the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins.

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez walks off the field after striking out during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Baltimore.

Yankees GM Cashman: A-Rod now a full-time DH

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says Alex Rodriguez's days as an everyday fielder are over

Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Iowa City, Iowa. Nebraska won 37-34 in overtime.

Pelini goes home as Youngstown St coach

RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has been hired to be the next coach…

Aug 31, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a home run in sixth inning against New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.

Busy White Sox add outfielder Melky Cabrera

Chicago signed outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year $42 million contract.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Dec. 16.

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Struggling Kings fire head coach Malone

The struggling Sacramento NBA team has canned its head coach.

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Pacquiao says money no object in Mayweather showdown

Manny Pacquiao says they owe it to the sport to fight each other.

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Fast-starting Saints tame Bears 31-15

New Orleans climbed into first place in the jumbled NFC South after feasting on a struggling Chicago.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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REVIEW: Surprising talent creates weird onscreen magic in ‘Foxcatcher’

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Channing Tatum, left, and Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Foxcatcher."

Sibling rivalry, loneliness, competition and madness fuel director Bennett Miller’s award-worthy true crime tale Foxcatcher.

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REVIEW: ‘Wild’ is both unsettling and triumphant

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look back at the big sports stories and best photos from this week.

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