12:00 PM: ESPN NFL reporter Adam Schefter comments about the two Pittsburgh Steelers RBs arrested for marijuana possession Wednesday: "Sitting LeVeon Bell and LeGarrette Blount for preseason game would be a reward. Playing them for full preseason game would be a punishment."
11:45 AM: D.C. Assault AAU basketball coach Curtis Malone said after being sentenced to 100 months in prison on cocaine & heroin distribution charges: "It's a lot easier being a drug dealer than an AAU coach. At least you know what you're dealing with every day when you're a drug dealer."
11:30 AM: 16-year-old Ricardo Martinez was honored by the St. Paul, Minnesota Fire Department on Tuesday for helping rescue a 65-year-old woman & her 67-year-old brother from a burning house last month.
10:45 AM: Players & coaches of the 1984 Stanley Cup-winning Edmonton Oilers, including Wayne Gretzky & Mark Messier, will be reunited for a gala dinner on October 10 to help support the Stollery Children's Hospital.
10:30 AM: Clarke County, Georgia health officials believe 16 children became ill at an Athens water splash pad party due to a parasite passed on by an infected person with diarrhea.
10:15 AM: Former Rutgers & Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano has sold his Piscataway, New Jersey home for $1.35 million, the highest price ever paid for a Piscataway residential listing.
10:00 AM: Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell & LeGarrette Blount were arrested on marijuana possession charges after being pulled over in Ross Township, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Bell was also charged with DUI.
9:00 PM: Football Scoop reports that during this summer's practice camp, the Abilene Christian University football team went on a two-day "Manhood Retreat" where they talked about God & spirituality but not about football.
8:00 PM: Little League World Series pitcher Mo'ne Davis received a call from UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma earlier this week after she told ESPN she hopes to someday play for the Huskies.
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