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Raiders pay $1M in cheerleader lawsuit

The Oakland Raiders will settle a lawsuit brought by 90 members of the cheerleading squad who alleged violations of California labor law.

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Whisenhunt wants to win in second shot as head coach

Whisenhunt makes his debut Sunday at Kansas City, one of three NFL head coaches getting a second chance at the helm.

Floyd Money Mayweather media day work out at his gym in Las Vegas. Credit :	Mary Ann Owen/ WENN.com

Former Mayweather fiancee sues boxer

The former fiancee of Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims in a civil lawsuit that the superstar boxer beat her during their relationship and later publicly humiliated her by posting on social media a sonogram of her pregnancy and saying they broke up because she got an abortion.

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma listens to a question during a news conference at the NCAA women's Final Four college basketball tournament Monday, April 7, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Connecticut is scheduled to face Notre Dame in the championship game Tuesday.

NCAA: Auriemma’s call to Mo’Ne Davis broke rule

The NCAA has determined that Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call congratulating Little League pitching star Mo'Ne Davis last month.

FILE - In this April 4, 2014 file photo, former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards, in New York. Kelly established a charitable foundation in honor of a son who died of a rare neurological disorder. Now it's the Hall of Fame quarterback who needs assistance during what's been a yearlong battle with jaw and sinus cancer.

Follow-up tests reveal Jim Kelly free of cancer

Follow up tests have revealed that Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kellyshows no sign of having sinus cancer three months after completing radiation and chemotherapy treatments.

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US tops Ukraine to finish basketball worlds group

James Harden scored 17 points, Stephen Curry added 14 and the unbeaten U.S. national team wrapped up pool play with a 95-71 victory over Ukraine on Thursday at the Basketball World Cup.

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New Zealand’s amazing FIBA World Cup entrance

The New Zealand Tall Blacks do their famous Haka ahead of their game against the USA.

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‘Madden’ glitch shrinks Browns’ linebacker

Rookie linebacker Chris Kirksey is a big man, on and off the field. But he's more like a munchkin in "Madden 15."

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Djokovic, Nishikori take long road to semi-finals

Serena Williams and Ekaterina Makarova sprinted into the semi-finals, while Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori were forced to take the long road into the last four.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Sept. 4.

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McIlroy looks to cap off banner year in style

Rory McIlroy says he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honors and the $10 million bonus.

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NFL: 5 storylines to watch this year

Here are five storylines to watch during the National Football League's 2014 season, which kicks off Thursday in Seattle.

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Key dates in the 2014/15 NFL season

The NFL season kicks off on Sept. 4 and will conclude on Feb. 1 with the Super Bowl.

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) stretches prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans in Denver. The Broncos will be without Welker for the first four games of the season after the NFL said the receiver violated the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. Normally, the league announces such violations on Monday. News of Welker's ban didn't come down until late Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, after the league offices had closed and the Broncos had already finished drawing up blueprints for their opener against Indianapolis, undoubtedly with Welker playing a prominent role.

Reports: Broncos WR Welker suspended for 4 games

Denver's Wes Welker has reportedly been suspended 4 games for use of amphetamines

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay enters Hamilton County court in Noblesville, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March.

Indy tries to stay course in Irsay’s absence

Colts owner Jim Irsay suspended six games for DUI

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 says concussions dropped in 2013

A new study released by the NFL's Health and Safety committee shows a 13% decrease in concussions

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Cowboys sign DE Michael Sam to practice squad

Michael Sam hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular season game in the NFL.

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Charlie Powell, among first black NFL players, dead at 82

Charlie Powell was a star football player and a boxer who took on Muhammad Ali.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 3.

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Broncos’ Welker gets 4-game doping ban

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 1

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A look back on this day in Hollywood history.

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

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.

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

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US women rout Angola to finish pool play 3-0

USA's Sue Bird shares a light moment with teammate Maya Moore before a women's exhibition basketball game against Canada, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

U.S. women's national team routed of Angola on Tuesday night and close out preliminary play at the women's world championship.

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Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, answers a question as general manager Jack Zduriencik looks on at a news conference introducing McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

After narrowly missing the postseason, the Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."