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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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Seahawks face tough task to repeat Super Bowl glory

Seattle will start as the favorite to repeat as Super Bowl champs but they they will have a tough task living up to last season’s success.

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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Sam fails to secure spot on Rams practice squad

Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the NFL looks even more remote.

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Carrie Underwood expecting her first child

Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

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Cutler Attacks LePage Over GNP Deal

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Independent Eliot Cutler is continuing to attack Gov. Paul LePage over a deal that aimed to save Great Northern Paper, saying taxpayers are on the hook for $15.9 million over seven years.

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Lawsuit Targets Maine IF&W Over Bear Baiting Vote

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A group that wants to abolish bear baiting is suing to stop the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife from campaigning against an upcoming statewide referendum.

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Maine Residents’ Personal Income Increases

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Maine residents' income rose during the April to June quarter.

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LePage Lauds Donation to Domestic Violence Group

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Gov. Paul LePage is applauding a $25,000 donation to a group in Maine that is working to prevent domestic violence.

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Senate Rejects LePage UMS Board Nominee Dench

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The Democratic-controlled Maine Senate has denied one of Republican Gov. Paul LePage's nominees to the University of Maine System Board of Trustees.