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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2013, file photo, Miami's athletic director Blake James speaks to the news media during an NCAA football media day in Coral Gables, Fla. No. 16 Miami canceled its game at Arkansas State, in part out of concern that the Hurricanes may get stranded away from home if Hurricane Irma strikes South Florida. "This is about what's best for our students, coaching staff and their families," Miami athletic director Blake James said, after telling Arkansas State about the decision that wasn't exactly warmly received. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
September 06, 2017 - 4:34 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes decided to take the weekend off, the Miami Dolphins were given the weekend off, and many other teams around the state of Florida kept a very cautious eye Wednesday on powerful and destructive Hurricane Irma as it churned across the Atlantic on a path...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2013, file photo, Miami's athletic director Blake James speaks to the news media during an NCAA football media day in Coral Gables, Fla. No. 16 Miami canceled its game at Arkansas State, in part out of concern that the Hurricanes may get stranded away from home if Hurricane Irma strikes South Florida. "This is about what's best for our students, coaching staff and their families," Miami athletic director Blake James said, after telling Arkansas State about the decision that wasn't exactly warmly received. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
September 06, 2017 - 4:34 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes decided to take the weekend off, the Miami Dolphins were given the weekend off, and many other teams around the state of Florida kept a very cautious eye Wednesday on powerful and destructive Hurricane Irma as it churned across the Atlantic on a path...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, pumps his fist during his match with Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 06, 2017 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal powered into the U.S. Open semifinals and kept alive the possibility for a matchup with Roger Federer, overwhelming Russian teenager Andrey Rublev 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Wednesday. The top-seeded Nadal wrapped up the rout in just over 90 minutes, then waited to see if he...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, pumps his fist during his match with Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 06, 2017 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal powered into the U.S. Open semifinals and kept alive the possibility for a matchup with Roger Federer, overwhelming Russian teenager Andrey Rublev 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Wednesday. The top-seeded Nadal wrapped up the rout in just over 90 minutes, then waited to see if he...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Kid Rock performs before the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. A civil rights organization said Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, they are demanding the cancellation of concerts by Kid Rock at a new sports arena in Detroit, saying his criticism of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was a "dog whistle" to white supremacist groups. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)
September 06, 2017 - 4:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The choice of Kid Rock as the opening act for a new sports arena in mostly black Detroit has injected the musician into the national debate over race and culture because of his embrace of the Confederate flag, an expletive-laced criticism of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012, file photo, Craig Carton talks during the National Football League Back to Football Run at Central Park in New York. Federal officials said the New York sports radio host is in custody and details of the charges against the host of WFAN-AM’s “Boomer and Carton” show were not immediately made public Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (John Minchillo/AP Images for NFL, File)
September 06, 2017 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sports radio personality Craig Carton was arrested Wednesday on fraud charges alleging he and others used a Ponzi scheme and a concert ticket-selling scam for acts including Katy Perry to try to raise millions of dollars to pay off gambling debts. Conspiracy, securities and wire...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012, file photo, Craig Carton talks during the National Football League Back to Football Run at Central Park in New York. Federal officials said the New York sports radio host is in custody and details of the charges against the host of WFAN-AM’s “Boomer and Carton” show were not immediately made public Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (John Minchillo/AP Images for NFL, File)
September 06, 2017 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sports radio personality Craig Carton was arrested Wednesday on fraud charges alleging he and others used a Ponzi scheme and a concert ticket-selling scam for acts including Katy Perry to try to raise millions of dollars to pay off gambling debts. Conspiracy, securities and wire...
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September 06, 2017 - 4:08 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are set to kick off another season in the afterglow of a Super Bowl title. Seven months after completing the largest comeback in Super Bowl history, the Patriots will raise the franchise's fifth championship banner prior to Thursday night's season...
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September 06, 2017 - 4:08 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are set to kick off another season in the afterglow of a Super Bowl title. Seven months after completing the largest comeback in Super Bowl history, the Patriots will raise the franchise's fifth championship banner prior to Thursday night's season...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot to Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 06, 2017 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 4:05 p.m. Rafael Nadal had about as easy a time as possible in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, beating 19-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in a little more than 1½ hours to...
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