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Wayne Rooney breaks England’s scoring record with penalty

The Manchester United forward blasted his spot kick high into the net before clutching both fists and running over to celebrate in front of the England supporters.


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After Boise return, Washington moves on with freshman QB

Jake Browning took the first snap under center last Friday against Boise State, becoming the first true freshman to start at quarterback in Washington's history and Chris Petersen's coaching career.


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SEC rules: Conference sets record with 10 teams in AP Top 25

The SEC already held the record for most teams from one conference in the Top 25 with eight, a mark it matched in the preseason.


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District: 2 players allege ref made racial slur before hit

Northside Independent School District Superintendent Brian T. Woods says an assistant football coach accused of suggesting the students retaliate against the referee has been placed on leave.


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Goodell denies connection between ‘Deflategate’ and ‘Spygate’

The NFL Commissioner denied allegations that he came down hard on the New England Patriots over "Deflategate" because the league was light-handed in dealing with the team over the a spying scandal in 2007.


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Congress plunging into debate on Iran nuclear deal

Lawmakers head into tense debate on the Iran nuclear deal as they return to Washington from a five-week summer recess.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

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Caped ‘superhero’ fighting for legal pot instead of fighting crime

A caped green superhero stumping for marijuana legalization votes at Ohio college campuses and bars has sparked debate over its impact on children.

Los Angeles premiere of 'San Andreas' held at TCL Chinese Theatre - Arrivals

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson saves a dog in Labor Day pool drama

The "Furious 7" star turned into a real-life action hero.


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‘Star Trek’s’ Captain Kirk writes an autobiography

"The Autobiography of James T. Kirk – The Story of Starfleet’s Greatest Captain," will be published by Titan Books on Tuesday - 49 years to the day after "Star Trek" premiered on television in 1966.


in Lifestyle

New app lets friends virtually walk each other home

Companion is being used on college campuses across the country.


in Sports

Williams sisters to put family ties to ultimate test

Family ties will be stretched to the limit when Serena and Venus Williams clash in a compelling U.S. Open quarter-final on Tuesday where much more than sibling bragging rights will be on the line.


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Boston awaits release of new Bulger movie ‘Black Mass’

Anticipation is building in South Boston for a new movie about convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.


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End to Brady suspension a game-changer for NFL fantasy football

The New England Patriots star quarterback will suit up this Thursday for his team’s season opener, after U.S. District Judge Richard Berman threw out the National Football League’s four-game suspension against him in the now notorious “Deflategate” case.


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WATCH: 4-year-old boy, his dog rescued from well in Mississippi

The boy had been trapped in a well nearly 25 feet deep, and only about a foot and a half wide.


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Pope radically simplifies Catholic marriage annulment procedures

Pope Francis, making the most substantial changes to Catholic marriage annulment procedures in centuries, on Tuesday radically simplified them and said bishops should give greater help to divorced couples.


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Hopes high for Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ debut

What remains to be seen is how an unfiltered Colbert will play as he makes the transition from a 30-minute Comedy Central show four nights a week to an hour-long slot five nights a week on a major broadcast network renovating the house that David Letterman built.


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The marketing ‘force’ behind ‘Star Wars’ toys

The release of the new movie is still months away, but Disney unleashed its full marketing "force" of toys and other items related to the film.


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HIGHLIGHTS: Rickie Fowler’s hard-fought Deutsche Bank Championship win

Fowler sank a 40-foot birdie putt on 14 en route to a 3-under 68 and a 15-under total.


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NFL teams add ‘non-football’ fun for fans

Many teams are offering entertainment off the field on game day.


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Kentucky clerk in gay marriage case released from jail

A U.S. district judge ordered jailed Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis in Kentucky released immediately, saying he was satisfied that her office was fulfilling its obligation to issue marriage licenses to legally eligible couples.

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Canucks open season tonight with different look, approach in year 2 with Benning


Vancouver opens the season on the road tonight with a match-up against Calgary, the team that knocked them out of the playoffs last year. The puck drops at 7:00pm.

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Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving


An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.

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Patriots will try to stop Greg Hardy in DL’s Dallas debut


Hardy said this week that he loves seeing Brady. And then he brought up Tom Brady's wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. "I hope she comes to the game," Hardy said. "I hope her sister comes to the game, all her friends come to the game."

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NL Wildcard: Arrieta and the Cubs vs. Cole and the Pirates on KPUG


You can hear the NL Wildcard game from Pittsburgh beginning at 4:30pm on KPUG 1170AM.

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Note threatening Ferndale High School a hoax, police say

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A threatening note found in a bathroom at Ferndale High School Wednesday morning was a hoax, according to Ferndale Police