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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he’s innocent of child molestation charges. Judge John Foradora says he’ll post his opinion and order in Sandusky’s request for a new trial or dismissal of charges online at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 18, 2017 - 1:11 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence. Judge John Foradora denied Sandusky's requests for a new trial or for...
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Kennesaw State University cheerleaders, from left to right, Shlondra Young, Tommia Dean and Kennedy Town stand outside the student center on the school's campus in Kennesaw, Ga., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The three are part of a group of cheerleaders from the Georgia college that say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
October 18, 2017 - 11:57 am
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's open records...
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FILE - At left, in a Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference for the Super Bowl 51 football game, in Houston. At right, in an Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, that the "NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem." He adds: "Total disrespect for our great country!" (AP Photo/File)
October 18, 2017 - 9:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that the "NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem." He adds: "Total disrespect for our great...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott walks off the field after losing to the Green Bay Packers in an NFL divisional playoff football game in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys return from their bye with Elliott suspended and on orders from the NFL to be away from the team. In New York, his legal team is trying again to get an injunction that would stop his six-game suspension. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
October 17, 2017 - 9:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. A New York federal judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the league's suspension,...
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In this image released by ABC, Freddie Highmore portrays Shaun Murphy in a scene from "The Good Doctor." Highmore stars as a young surgeon with autism who joins a prestigious hospital's surgical unit. The Nielsen company said last week's episode airing Monday night was the most popular show on ABC. (Liane Hentscher/ABC via AP)
October 17, 2017 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's new drama about a surgeon on the autism scale, "The Good Doctor," is a bona fide hit, and it takes a little time to recognize the magnitude. Last week's episode was the most popular show on the network, the Nielsen company said. A look at newly released Nielsen data for "The...
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File-This Oct. 14, 2017, file photo shows Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) running for a first down against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
October 17, 2017 - 1:28 pm
Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and star running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive backs from No. 1 Alabama. The team released Tuesday was selected by 16 members of the AP Top 25 voting panel...
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This Dec. 24, 2016 photo shows San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talking during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams. Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
October 17, 2017 - 9:24 am
Let's assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks — backups, and even starters — who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season. (He is.) And let's also say that teams refused to sign Kaepernick not because he isn't good enough, but because he decided to kneel during...
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October 17, 2017 - 6:49 am
READING, Pa. (AP) — Three football players who were cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania for kneeling during the national anthem have been offered reinstatement. In an open letter shared to the school's website Monday, Albright President Jacquelyn Fetrow says ongoing...
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Tennessee Titans inside linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) knocks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) out of bounds to stop a Colts' drive late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
October 17, 2017 - 1:56 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wesley Woodyard squatted and folded his arms as his Tennessee teammates bowed in front of the veteran linebacker near midfield in celebration, deserving every bit of the attention. Woodyard had just forced Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett out of bounds shy of the first down...
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October 17, 2017 - 12:12 am
Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday...
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