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  • Western Division continues to dominate SEC

    Western Division continues to dominate SEC

    Updated: 4:20 PM 9/17/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The gap separating the two SEC divisions shows no signs of narrowing. In fact, it might be wider than ever. The Southeastern Conference's Western Division has five members in the top 10: No. 3 Alabama, No. 5 Auburn, No. 6 Texas A&M, No. 8 LSU... (More)
  • Black women's group criticizes NFL

    Black women's group criticizes NFL

    Updated: 11:30 AM 9/17/2014

    WASHINGTON - A leading black women's group says the NFL's decision not to include any African-American women as consultants on domestic violence is "unacceptable." The Black Women's Roundtable is made up of leaders who represent black women and girls. They say the NFL should have included black women when it... (More)
  • NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing

    NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing

    Updated: 10:50 AM 9/17/2014

    NEW YORK - The NFL says it has reached an agreement with the players association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy, including the addition of human growth hormone testing. The league said Wednesday that under the new rules, three previously suspended players - the Broncos' Wes Welker, Cowboys' Orlando... (More)
  • Vikings bar Peterson from team activities

    Vikings bar Peterson from team activities

    Updated: 10:30 AM 9/17/2014

    MINNEAPOLIS - Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" by bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings had benched Peterson for last Sunday's loss to New England. But the next day, the team said they would bring him... (More)
  • LSU preparing for Dak Prescott

    LSU preparing for Dak Prescott

    Updated: 11:54 PM 9/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU Tigers prepare for their SEC opener against Mississippi State, the defensive players say Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott has their full attention and utmost respect. Prescott is currently 4th in the SEC in yards per game, accounting for 323 yards per game in his... (More)
  • Southern's Redding played ineligible vs NSU

    Updated: 7:21 PM 9/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern starting Left Tackle Reginald Redding took the field against Northwestern State Saturday, but he wasn't suppose to. The junior was on a list of ineligible players but his name was overread, according to Redding. The list included the three starting defensive backs that were held... (More)
  • Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFL

    Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFL

    Updated: 5:26 PM 9/16/2014

    Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league. The beer giant issued a statement on Tuesday saying it was "disappointed and increasingly concerned" by recent incidents and was not yet satisfied with the league's response. It said it... (More)
  • Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Updated: 2:44 PM 9/16/2014

    CANANDAIGUA, NY - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he... (More)
  • Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

    Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

    Updated: 1:00 PM 9/16/2014

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. senator says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. The announcement by Democrat Maria Cantwell of Washington state was one of several initiatives presented Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news... (More)
  • Mississippi State tries ending skid vs. No. 8 LSU

    Mississippi State tries ending skid vs. No. 8 LSU

    Updated: 11:45 AM 9/16/2014

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mississippi State's history against LSU during the past two decades is ugly. The Bulldogs have lost 14 in a row in the series dating back to 1999 and 21 of 22 since the Southeastern Conference split into two divisions in 1992. The dubious stretch has featured a... (More)

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