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Chicago Bears' helmets sit on the bench during the second half of an NFL football pre-season game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. The Panthers won 24-17.

Monday Night Football: Bears hold on to beat Jets 27-19

Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears took advantage of some early mistakes by the New York Jets before holding on for a 27-19 victory Monday night.

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Braves fire GM Frank Wren after missing playoffs

The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren. The move was announced Monday by team president John Schuerholz, one day after the team was eliminated from the NL playoff race.

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Baltimore.

Baltimore Ravens owner critical of ESPN report

Steve Bisciotti has criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.

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Fowler cuts a dash with USA hairstyle

Rickie Fowler raised a few eyebrows when he showed off the letters 'USA' shaved into the side of his head during practice on Monday.

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49ers Kaepernick fined for racial slur

The QB faces an $11,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct for using a racial slur during a game last week.

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Country music mourns Rob Bironas

Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, and Charlie Daniels are among those sending condolences to fellow country singer Rachel Bradshaw after her husband was killed in a car crash.

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Shaq sings Bon Jovi song at crowded college bar

WATCH: The basketball legend jumped on stage at an LSU-area bar to belt out a Bon Jovi classic.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 22.

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As NFL tries to reassure women, Crest is first sponsor to retreat

Crest will no longer be offering pink mouth guards to NFL players, the first sponsor to publicly withdraw from the annual October overture to women.

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WATCH: Building the new 49ers stadium in 2 minutes

A time lapse of 29 months of construction from ground-breaking to opening day.

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Seahawks win again as Lions, Giants pull off surprises

Seattle needed overtime, but the Super Bowl champs defeated the Denver Broncos again on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFL title game.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Baltimore.

Sunday Night Football on KPUG: Steelers top Panthers 37-19

Le'Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night.

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 3 scoreboard

All the scores from week 3 in the National Football League

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The Associated Press Top 25

The Associated Press Top 25 poll.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in accident

Metro Nashville Police said Bironas lost control on a curve in his 2009 GMC Yukon Denali and crashed after 11 p.m. Saturday less than a mile from home.

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Associated Press Top 25 scoreboard

All the scores from the AP top 25

Florida State's Jameis Winston (5) warms up before the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship NCAA football game between Florida State and Duke in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Florida State suspends Winston for entire game against Clemson

Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletics director Stan Wilcox have announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

Goodell apologizes & plans to implement new policies following Ray Rice incident

At a news conference Friday, Goodell made his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence.

Kansas State Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder talks to the officials during an NCAA college football game against Auburn Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in Manhattan, Kan.

K-State says Auburn was stealing signals

ESPN.com is reporting that Kansas State coach Bill Snyder believed Auburn was stealing signs. Snyder told ESPN, “They’re getting our…

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Sources: Ravens knew details hours after Ray Rice incident

ESPN's Outside the Lines says sources have told them that the Ravens received detail just hours after Ray Rice's incident occurred with his then fiancee.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 23

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

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Monday Night Football: Bears hold on to beat Jets 27-19

Chicago Bears' helmets sit on the bench during the second half of an NFL football pre-season game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. The Panthers won 24-17.

Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears took advantage of some early mistakes by the New York Jets before holding on for a 27-19 victory Monday night.

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Denver CB Harris: “Wilson better than Luck”

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, left, meets with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson following an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. The Colts defeated the Seahawks 34-28.

Broncos cornerback Chris Harris declared after Seattle's 26-20 win that Russell Wilson is better than Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.

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Braves fire GM Frank Wren after missing playoffs

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The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren. The move was announced Monday by team president John Schuerholz, one day after the team was eliminated from the NL playoff race.

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Husky RB Callier out for season

Washington running back Jesse Callier cheers from the bench during an NCAA college football game between Washington and Illinois Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Seattle.

Washington running back Jesse Callier is out for the season after rupturing his achilles, the team announced Monday.