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9:00 PM: Kobe Bryant told Lakers rookie Julius Randle about maintaining a hard work ethic to succeed in the NBA: "If you f*** this up, you're a really big idiot. ESPN are idiots, but you're really a big idiot if you manage to f*** this up."

8:45 PM: West Virginia football player Elijah Wellman was among the several people arrested for rioting in Morgantown following the Mountaineers' win over Baylor last Saturday.

8:30 PM: From The Onion: "Bud Selig Awoken From Cryosleep In Time For World Series"

8:15 PM: reports Hunterdon Central High School head wrestling & assistant football coach Steve Gibble was fired by the school's board of education on Monday for undisclosed reasons.

8:00 PM: The USC Athletic Dept. tweets that after a "resounding win" over Colorado last Saturday, the Trojans will wear their chrome-facemaked metallic helmets again for next Saturday's game against Utah.

7:45 PM: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that former Hawks player Dikembe Mutombo is interested in buying an ownership stake in the team. Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson announced he was selling his stake after the discovery of a racist email he sent in 2012.

7:30 PM: 12 jurors were selected Tuesday for the trial of Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher who is accused of killing his wife with an energy drink poisoned with cyanide.

7:15 PM: Central Michigan University running back Thomas Rawls was sentenced to 12 months probation & 104 hours of community service as part of a plea deal for stealing a purse from a local casino last April.

7:00 PM: The Charleston (SC) Post and Courier reports Academic Magnet High School football coach Bud Walpole was fired over allegations that the team celebrated a recent victory by smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.

6:45 PM: Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio recalled that when he was an assistant at Ohio State, his daughter once wrote a story about people who went to jail for wearing Michigan's blue & gold colors.

6:30 PM: A man has filed a $749,000 lawsuit against a Portland, Oregon bar after he was repeatedly kicked in the head by another drunk patron in an October 2012 incident. The man claims the bar "fostered an unsafe atmosphere" by continuing to serve his attacker drinks.

6:15 PM: Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is asking "12th man" fans to donate $12 each toward domestic violence prevention as part of Wilson's "Pass The Peace" campaign.

6:00 PM: Fans are being asked by Goodwill to donate jeans at Levi's Stadium for the San Francisco 49ers' November 2 home game against the St. Louis Rams.

5:45 PM: NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has accepted an invite to compete in the 2014 Race of Champions in Barbados in December. Earlier this year Busch competed in the Indianapolis 500 & the Coca Cola 600 in Charlotte on the same day.

5:15 PM: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has time-lapse video of Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn getting his beard shaved off on Tuesday to benefit prostate cancer awareness.

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