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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez’s behavior?

Former football star Aaron Hernandez’ brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn’t necessarily explain the troubles that plagued his young life.

New mom Serena Williams thanks mother for being a role model

New mom Serena Williams is thanking her own mother for being the role model she says she needed.

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died.

AP Interview: Phelps has ‘no desire’ to return to swimming

Michael Phelps says he has “no desire” to return to competitive swimming, but he’s eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his enormous wake.

Judge: NFL concussion victims hit with ‘deceptive practices

A federal judge overseeing the NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement with former players said she’s concerned about “deceptive practices” by claims service providers, lawyers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money.

Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

Nearly two decades after the height of the Steroids Era, the sport is on track to break its season record for home runs on Tuesday — and not just top the old mark, but smash it like one of those upper-deck shots that have become commonplace in the Summer of the Slugger.

Brady: Concussions part of ‘the physical nature of our game’

Tom Brady doesn’t worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football, the New England Patriots quarterback says in a television interview to be broadcast this weekend.

IOC to award Olympics to Paris and LA for 2024 and...

The French capital is set to be confirmed as the Olympic host in 2024, with the 2028 Games going to Los Angeles.

Despite Irma, football games in Florida get a go-ahead

Amid the misery in Florida caused by Hurricane Irma, the state still has places to play.

COLUMN: Freak show over, the real fight is finally here

The freak show of a fight is over, and for that everyone in boxing should be glad. That Conor McGregor managed to make it into the 10th round against a retired 40-year-old who can’t knock real boxers out isn’t much to celebrate, unless you’re McGregor’s accountant.
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