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6:15 PM: Cincinnati high school offensive tackle George Brown Jr. on Friday announced his decision to attend Florida by holding a live baby alligator.

6:00 PM: Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel tweeted from Friday's Miami Dolphins media session: "Dolphins owner Stephen Ross just asked the media, 'Why is everyone here?' A writer responded, 'LeBron left.'"

5:45 PM: Former L.A. Raiders, Denver Broncos & Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he would consider returning to the NFL but "It would have to be with the right ownership."

5:30 PM: Italian national basketball team member Daniel Hackett has been banned from domestic competition for six months after leaving the team's training camp without permission.

5:15 PM: The attorney for former Minnesota & Rutgers QB Philip Nelson has been granted access to head & spine CT scans of Isaac Kolstad. Nelson & Trevor Shelley are accused of assaulting Kolstad outside a Mankato, Minnesota bar last May and causing traumatic head injures.

5:00 PM: Malaysian cyclist Azizulhasni Awang was reprimanded by his team for wearing "Save Gaza" gloves during the men's sprint at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday. But Awang will still be allowed to compete at the Games.

4:45 PM: After Stephen A. Smith implied on Friday's First Take that some women were to blame for being victims of domestic violence, ESPN colleague Michelle Beadle responded: "Violence isn't the victim's issue. It's the abuser's. To insinuate otherwise is irresponsible and disgusting."

4:30 PM: Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez said on Friday about Oregon's football facilities: "They change 'em out like port-o-potties. We don't have Brazilian hard wood floors but they're clean."

4:15 PM: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks has been hired by the NFL & NFLPA as a new player appeals officer.

4:00 PM: Four Texas Longhorns football players have reportedly been dismissed from the team on Friday for violating team rules: Running backs Joe Bergeron & Jalen Overstreet, safety Josh Turner and defensive back Chevoski Collins.

3:45 PM: Members of the Denver Broncos' Ring of Honor say they knew owner Pat Bowlen was suffering from Alzheimer's disease before it was announced on Wednesday.

3:30 PM: The Big East Conference announced it will be holding its 2015 baseball tournament at Omaha's TD Ameritrade Park, home of the College World Series.

3:15 PM: Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was sentenced to 18 days in jail after being found guilty of disorderly conduct & resisting arrest in a 2013 incident in Decatur, Alabama. But McClain won't serve any jail time yet after his attorneys filed an immediate appeal.

3:00 PM: The Chicago Tribune reports a 41-year-old O'Hare Airport worker was arrested on charges of stealing items from military foot lockers that were being sent overseas.

2:45 PM: North Carolina QB Marquise Williams doesn't believe college players need to be paid: "Guys get food. We get meal checks. I don't understand. What else do you need? Do you need a Bentley in your driveway?"

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