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Giants say Jason Pierre-Paul not ready to play, back home

"Nothing's changed," Coughlin said. "We've taken this path and we're on it, and we'll stay on it. Hopefully at some point in time, Jason will be ready to play, and we'll get the green light. If that doesn't happen, we'll stay where we are."


Browns coach calls allegations about assistant ‘disturbing’

Pettine said Wednesday that "everything about the incident is troubling." Asked why Moeller hasn't been fired, Pettine said the team is following internal process on conduct issues.


Prince Ali of Jordan announces bid for FIFA president

The prince says he wants to finish what he started with his initial candidacy. He has said FIFA will be a difficult task.


Conduct of coaches questioned in Texas referee incident

Board member Gil Garza, athletic director for Dallas schools, said the game was filled with penalties and ejections and was a "time bomb" waiting to go off.


U.S. Open: Federer tops Gasquet for 38th Slam SF

8:55 p.m. Roger Federer has moved into his 38th Grand Slam semifinal — and he hasn’t dropped a set in…


Pros & Cons: The new season of NFL football

The NFL season kicks off tomorrow ... let's weigh the good and the bad.


Bruno Mars might be making a Super Bowl return

The "Uptown Funk" singer headlined the halftime show in 2014 and he could become just hte fourth performer in history to headline more than once.


Goodell open to change in his job description

The NFL commissioner says he is willing to lessen his role in the player discipline process, but is still reluctant to give up final say.


Super Bowl winner, former Giant Sash dead at 27

Tyler Sash was found dead on Tuesday at the age of 27.


Serena overcomes Venus to reach U.S. Open semis

Serena Williams kept her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam intact by outslugging older sister Venus 6-2 1-6 6-3 in a power-packed quarter-final.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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


US Open: Serena beats Venus in 3 sets

Cilic won the first two sets, but Tsonga took the next two, saving three match points in the fourth. The match is being played in Arthur Ashe Stadium, so Serena and Venus Williams will not get on court for their quarterfinal until after Cilic and Tsonga are done.


NBA fines Markieff Morris $10,000 for anti-Suns tweet

The fine, announced by the league, did not specify the statement but said it concerned Morris' desire to be traded.


Former Cardinals ace Joaquin Andujar dies at 62

Andujar also played for Houston and Oakland.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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Former Mariner signs 1-year deal to remain with Marlins

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki speaks during a news conference before the start of the team's first official full squad spring training baseball practice Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla.

Ichiro Suzuki has signed a one-year contract to remain with the Miami Marlins and try to reach the 3,000-hit milestone in the majors.

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WWU women’s golf tied for fourth at Dixie State Invitational

Western  Washington university - 2015 GNAC women's golf champions. 
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Jenn Paul leads Vikings by finishing tied for ninth

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Former Seahawks coach’s new teams move up in power rankings


The Atlanta Falcons and their head coach, former Seahawks Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn, are moving up on the top 3 teams in this week's AP Pro32 power rankings

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Caldwell says he’s done talking about controversial play


Caldwell said he spoke with NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino on Tuesday, but the Detroit coach would not go into detail about that conversation.

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“Fail Mary” ref says back judge who missed MNF call was “a mentor of mine”


Former replacement referee was trained by Greg Wilson in the Southern California Collegiate Football Officials Association.