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New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis leaves the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Patriots put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve

The New England Patriots have put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve, ending his season one day after a serious injury to his left knee in a win over Washington.

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) takes off his helmet during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

NFL suspends CB Aqib Talib for poking player in the eye

Denver Broncos star cornerback Aqib Talib was suspended one game without pay for poking Indianapolis tight end Dwayne Allen in his right eye in the waning minutes of Denver's 27-24 loss to the Colts on Sunday.

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MNF: Struggling Chargers, Bears meet on KPUG 1170AM

You can hear the Bears and Chargers on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 4:45pm.


Commission advises Russia athletics ban over drug accusations

An international anti-doping commission recommended that the Russian Athletics Federation be banned from the sport over widespread doping offenses - a move that could see the powerhouse Russian team banished from Olympic competition.


Clemson moves on top

For the first time this season Ohio State is not the top team in The Associated Press Top-25 football poll.


Ex-NFL QB McNabb to serve jail time for DUI

Donovan McNabb will serve 18 days in an Arizona jail after pleaded guilty to a non-extreme DUI.


Mizzou black football players pledge boycott over racism concerns

Black players on the University of Missouri football team say they will boycott practices, meetings and games until the university dismisses its president or he quits, contending he has not responded adequately to concerns about racism on campus.


Eagles win in overtime as Cowboys drop sixth straight

Philadelphia quarterback Sam Bradford and wide receiver Jordan Matthews connected on a 41-yard touchdown on the first possession of overtime to give the Eagles a wild 33-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 9.


Johnson passes Keselowski late to win 3rd straight at Texas

Jimmie Johnson won his fourth consecutive fall race at Texas, overcoming Brad Keselowski's dominating Chase-contending car with three laps to go Sunday.

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.

RISING TIGERS: Clemson replaces Ohio State as AP poll No. 1

Clemson is the new No. 1 team in The Associated Press college football poll, knocking Ohio State from the top spot for the first time this season.

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.

NFL Week 9 results and stories

The number of unbeaten NFL teams is down to three. New England and Carolina were winners, three days after Cincinnati improved to 8-0. But the list of perfect teams was reduced when the Colts beat their former quarterback.


Missouri football players boycott in support of protest

The statement from the athletes of color on the University of Missouri football team was tweeted out Saturday by several members of the football team, including starting running back Russell Hanbrough.


Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul to make season debut vs Bucs

The two-time Pro Bowl defensive end practiced this week and was added to the active roster Saturday.

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No. 3 Clemson, Watson rally past No. 17 Seminoles & AP Top 25 scoreboard

The third-ranked Tigers, who landed atop the first CFP rankings this week, took a huge step toward the playoffs with their 23-13 victory over the Seminoles.


Top recruit Harry Giles says he will play at Duke

The 6-foot-10 power forward held a nationally televised ceremony at Oak Hill Academy and announced his decision while pulling on a Blue Devils cap.

Kansas City Royals pose with World Series trophy after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in New York. The Royals won 7-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

This week’s best sports shots

A look at the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


Titans QB Marcus Mariota will start Sunday against Saints

Mariota, who is officially listed as probable, has missed the Titans' last two games with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.


Week 9 NFL games to watch

Here are five games you can't miss this Sunday.

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MRI shows no tears in knee of Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, center, leaves the field in a cart after being injured in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass.

Source tells ESPN that Gronkowski's injury is considered "minor knee sprain"

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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MNF: AFC North bottom two square off on KPUG

Ravens at Browns Monday

You can hear the Ravens and Browns on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 4:45pm following The Zone.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.

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