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Former NFL player sentenced in mortgage fraud case

Jimmy HItchcock was sentenced in North Carolina to almost four years in prison for being the ringleader of a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

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Poll: NFL sponsors should sever ties over scandals

More than half of Americans say brands should drop sponsorship deals with the NFL over its handling of players accused of domestic violence.

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Ballmer prizes Clippers, a team tested by adversity

The new owner of the L.A. Clippers says the team and its fans are stronger after going through a nasty public fight over racism.

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Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges in race car death

NASCAR's Tony Stewart has been cleared of any criminal charges relating to the death of rival Kevin Ward, Jr., who was struck and killed during a sprint car rally.

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Ex-players to NFL: Bench alleged violators

Former players say NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must act immediately when someone is accused of domestic violence.

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McIlroy is No. 1, but only 1 of 12 at Gleneagles

He may be the world's top golfer, but at the Ryder Cup Rory McIlroy is just one of 12.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the top sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 24.

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Adorable little league fail

After winning their first home game, the Wallkill Mighty Mites attempted to run through a banner. You won't believe what happens next.

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Jeter beloved for what is ‘good in the game’

Jeter will play his last regular season home game on Thursday in what is sure to be an emotional night for a player about to take his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats.

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Super Bowl gets LED lighting upgrade

When the big game kicks off next year it will be played under new lighting.

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Babe Ruth’s original Yankees contract up for sale

The baseball legend's first New York Yankees contract is expected to fetch over $1 million when it goes up for auction next month.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 23.

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Ravens owner apologizes for not demanding Ray Rice video

The owner of the Baltimore Ravens apologized, saying it "never crossed my mind" and he was "deeply sorry."

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Bears strike early to hold off Jets

The Jets trailed 14-0 early on and while the home side battled hard to come back, getting within five points in the fourth quarter, the Bears were able to hold them out.

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Boxing champ Mike Tyson helped rescue a crash victim

The former world heavyweight came to the aid of a motorcyclist who crashed on an interstate in Las Vegas last week.

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Football player’s inspiring speech

This Austin, Texas high school football star has words everyone should live by and his post-game speech is going viral.