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The Associated Press Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll

A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

NFL week 2 scoreboard

All the scores from week 2 in the National Football League

United States team Basketball World Cup, pose for the media before their match against Finland, the third match, Group C, which begins the Basketball World Cup, in Bilbao northern Spain, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14.

USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia

Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

A giant TV screen shows Brad Keselowski (2) and Tony Stewart (14) during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway Monday, April 7, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR’s Chase

Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round.

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

Mayweather remains unbeaten with decision win

Floyd Mayweather Jr. refused to allow Marcos Maidana to turn their rematch into a brawl, boxing masterfully to win a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night in their welterweight title fight.

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AP Top 25 scoreboard

All the scores from the Associated Press Top 25 poll

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) warms up before a NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Minneapolis.Millions of people using the top three fantasy football platforms have generated three different answers to the question of that top draft pick. Yahoo says LeSean McCoy of Philadelphia. ESPN says Adrian Peterson. CBS Sports says it’s Jamaal Charles of Kansas City.

Grand jury felt Peterson went too far

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says a grand jury backed a child abuse charge against Minnesota Vikings running back…

FILE - In this July 10, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry speaks at a press conference in Atlanta. Ferry has been disciplined by CEO Steve Koonin for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year. Ferry apologized Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, for “repeating comments that were gathered from numerous sources” about Deng.

Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

Ferry has been under fire for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng back in June.

Minnesota Vikings' Greg Jennings (15), John Sullivan, rear, and Matt Kalil, right, celebrate with Adrian Peterson (28), following his touchdown run against the Dallas Cowboys in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. Dallas The Cowboys won 27-23.

Attorney: Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse

The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Orioles’ Davis banned 25 games for doping

First baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games for violating the league's drug prevention program.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Sept. 12.

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Ravens lift gloom with dominant win over Steelers

Baltimore was able to briefly lift the cloud of controversy hanging over both the franchise and the NFL with a triumphant win.

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Goodell gets support, criticism after ordering Rice probe

Goodell faces calls for his resignation in the face of mounting controversy over his handling of Ray Rice's domestic violence case.

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Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius escaped the more serious charge of murder in the killing of his girlfriend.

A Baltimore Ravens hemet sits on the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Baltimore, Md., Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

Ravens beat steelers without Rice

Ravens got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled past the rival Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 on Thursday night.

United States's Kyrie Irving, left, and his teammate Anthony Davis, right, block Lithuania's Adas Juskevicius during their Basketball World Cup semifinal match at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup with a victory over Lithuania.

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2011, file photo, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III speaks in Tucson, Ariz. The NFL says former FBI director Mueller will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

NFL owners explain Rice probe roles

The two NFL team owners overseeing the investigation of the league's pursuit and handling of evidence in the Ray Rice case say the findings will be made public.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.

George apologizes for Twitter comments on Ray Rice

NBA star Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apologizing to women and victims of domestic violence.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

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

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Mariners rout Angels, gain ground in playoff race

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Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino prepares to take the field before the baseball game against the Texas Rangers Monday, April 14, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2

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Seattle wins US Open Cup, beating Philadelphia

New Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei, of Switzerland, dives to block a shot during MLS soccer practice, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Tukwila, Wash. The Sounders open the regular season on March 8 with a home match against Sporting Kansas City.

Seattle also won three straight titles from 2009 to 2011

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Union appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Thursday, Aug. 7. Rice was suspended by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season, but was cut by the Ravens before he could serve out the suspension. Photo: Associated Press/Nick Wass

Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.

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CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

In this Sept. 24 photo, Rihanna performs in Perth, Australia during the first concert of the Australian leg of her Diamonds World Tour. Photo: Associated Press

CBS and Rihanna are splitting up after more fallout from the Ray Rice incident.