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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Friday, Sept. 19.

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Bryan Cranston’s one-man MLB show

Looking for a new challenge, the "Breaking Bad" star single handedly recreates the entire MLB postseason.

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Hester sets return record as Falcons thrash Bucs

The Atlanta Falcons blasted the Buccaneers 56-14 on Thursday with Devin Hester setting a record for touchdown returns.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 18.

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‘Second chance’ for Ray Rice not out of the question

The star running back is hoping for the same type of second chance that other tarnished NFL stars like Michael Vick have received.

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Another day, another NFL player arrested

Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on charges of aggravated assault in two alleged incidents of domestic violence.

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NFL, players’ union agree on revised drug policy

The new policy includes HGH testing starting this season.

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Florida State’s Winston benched half a game

Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jameis Winston will be punished after shouting sexually-obscene comments in the student union.

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NFL back on the road with extra game in London

The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base.

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‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

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Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

There are 99 players and 14 coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the latest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended the star running back from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.

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Rice files appeal against NFL’s indefinite suspension

The NFL continues to grapple with domestic violence issues as some of its top players are under scrutiny both by the league and the public.

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Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the latest on the Adrian Peterson case and the Eagles comeback over the Colts, here is a…

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Foles rallies Eagles to beat Colts in Indy

Philadelphia rallied for a second successive week to record a 30-27 victory with a Cody Parkey field goal as time expired.

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Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

Minnesota says the star running back will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

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NFL adds 4 women to help shape domestic violence policies

In a memo to the league's 32 teams, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he hired advisors to shape programs for domestic violence and sex assault.

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SEC dominates top 15

The SEC has an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15, although none are ranked in the top two.

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St. John’s Shifting Its Psychiatric Focus

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Psychiatric ward will focus on elderly patients

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Classes Resume at North Mac Intermediate School Carbon Monoxide Free

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Classes resumed Thursday at North Mac Intermediate School, two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than 140 students and adults.