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New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season.

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Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

Critics of the NFL's arbitrary policy toward domestic violence say it's time for the league to crack down on players who hurt women.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Aug. 27.

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USC investigating Josh Shaw’s ‘hero’ claim

USC is looking into whether the star player actually hurt himself the way he says he did.

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Djokovic, Sharapova sparkle after others toil

A steamy first day proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favorites.

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NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

College football officials have formalized pace-of-play procedures in an effort to slow the game down.

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Tiger ends 4-year alliance with coach Foley

Tiger Woods has split up with swing coach Sean Foley after a four-year partnership.

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Soccer star Tim Howard inks book deal

American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal.

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Rams QB Bradford out for season with knee injury

Sam Bradford, 26, was forced from Saturday's preseason game after re-injuring his knee.

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Musicians blast NFL’s ‘pay to play’ Super Bowl plan

Managers for Metallica and John Legend are among the artists who say that halftime is not for sale.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 25.

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Chicago team defies the odds with run in LLWS

The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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PHOTOS: Little League World Series

The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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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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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

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Mo’ne Davis, team out of Little League World Series

Star pitcher Mo'ne Davis and her team are out of the running.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 22.

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Early Morning Fire In Portland

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PORTLAND, ME (WGAN) - Firefighters are mopping up the hot spots in an apartment house fire at the corner of Deering and Grant streets in Portland.

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Would-Be Robber Kills Self In Camden

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CAMDEN, Me (WGAN) - The man who held up the Rite Aid in Camden last night is dead.

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SMCC, UNE Announce Partnership

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Southern Maine Community College and the University of New England have created a partnership that allows students to transfer their credits.

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Maine Airports to Get $5.8M in Federal Money

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WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - Two Maine airports will receive $5.8 million in grants from the federal government for construction projects.