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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) gets set against the Jacksonville Jaguars during a preseason NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

MNF double header in the books

Calvin Johnson had 164 receiving and 2 touchdown in Lions win and Carson Palmer's late TD give the Cardinals the victory.

Rev. Markel Hutchins listens to a reporter's question in front of Philips Arena in Atlanta Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Civil rights leaders in Atlanta say they will ask for a meeting with Atlanta Hawks officials after the disclosure of a racially charged email written by the basketball team's co-owner. Hutchins said that he would ask for a meeting to discuss what he believes is a racist attitude permeating the organization.

Civil rights leaders to meet with Hawks officials

The Rev. Markel Hutchins and others criticized the team after Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson announced Sunday that he would sell his controlling interest in the team, partly because of an email he wrote two years ago, offering a theory that black fans were keeping away white fans.

Marin Cilic, of Croatia, reacts after defeating Roger Federer, of Switzerland, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in New York.

Cilic tops Nishikori at US Open for 1st Slam title

The 14th-seeded Cilic prevented Nishikori from becoming the first man from Asia to win a major singles championship.

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice answers question during a news conference after NFL football training camp, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Owings Mills, Md.

Strong reactions to Rice video, player’s release

Reaction was swift and powerful to the release of a video showing the Baltimore running back striking his then-fiancee, and the Ravens subsequently releasing him.


Shaquille O’Neal wants to be a Miami cop

The retired NBA star wants to add policeman to his resumé.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Monday, Sept. 8.


Yankees take their turn to salute Derek Jeter

A flyover from space, a showering of gifts, and waves of love and respect poured forth as the Yankees and their fans saluted their team captain.


NBA Hawks’ owner to sell control of team, cites racist remarks

The owner of the Atlanta Hawks says he will sell his controlling interest in an echo of a scandal involving the former owner of the Clippers.


Pittsburgh’s ‘Karate Kid’

One of Sunday's most-talked about plays in the NFL gets mashed up with "Karate Kid" for hilarious results.


Williams beats Wozniacki for 18th grand slam title

World No. 1 Serena Williams moved up in the record books with her 18th grand slam title.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) warms up prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Denver.

SNF on KPUG: Broncos hold on to beat Colts; NFL week one scoreboard

All the scores from week one in the National Football League

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver listens during a news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn.

Atlanta Hawks’ owner Levenson to sell interest in team

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson says he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he says he wrote in an attempt "to bridge Atlanta's racial sports divide."

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after winning the first set against Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in New York.

Serena Williams wins 3rd US Open in row, 18th Slam

Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs with the ball during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Oregon won 59-14.

Oregon skips to No.2, VT leaps into top 25

Oregon jumps to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind No. 1 Florida State.

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter tips his cap to fans as he his honored during a pre-game ceremony before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Seattle.

Jeter cool and collected as Yankee honor him

Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop when the New York Yankees honored their retiring captain with a 45-minute ceremony that included appearances by NBA great Michael Jordan and baseball ironman Cal Ripken Jr.

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Top 25 College Football Scoreboard

Top 25: Oregon comes from behind to top Michigan State, Ohio State upset and UCLA holds on for a narrow victory.

In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 photograph, Tony Stewart stands in the garage area after a practice session for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen N.Y. Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York on Saturday night. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened.

NASCAR: Stewart comes up short and misses Chase; Keselowski wins at Richmond

Ryan Newman and Greg Biffle were the final two drivers to qualify for the 16-driver Chase field.

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, holds a ball before a serve to Diego Schwartzman, of Argentina, during the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York.

US Open: Shockers in New York

Federer and Djokovic upset in New York

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian watches his players train during NCAA college football practice Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles.

# 14 USC holds off #13 Stanford

No. 14 Southern California held off the No. 13 Cardinal 13-10 Saturday.

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, serves against Peng Shuai, of China, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York.

Williams, Wozniacki in U.S. Open finals

Wozniacki won her semifinal after Peng Shuai retired because of apparent heat illness. Williams is trying to become the first woman since Chris Evert in the 1970s to win three straight titles in the tournament.

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