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8:00 PM: A Greer (South Carolina) High School student was sent home before the start of school Tuesday because administrators said her new red hairdo would be a "distraction".

7:45 PM: NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson made a surprise appearance at Charlotte Independence (NC) High School football practice on Wednesday to talk to the players & talk up Gatorade.

7:30 PM: Video of ESPN anchor Neil Everett discussing the death of Kent State football center Jason Bitsko during Wednesday's SportsCenter: "Guys like Bitsko don't get headlines. Those go to (Johnny) Manziel not starting in Cleveland and (Braxton) Miller unable to play in Columbus."

7:15 PM: Former Eden (New York) High School assistant wrestling coach Justin Farrara pleaded guilty Thursday to third-degree statutory rape charges for having sex with two teenage girls. Police were able to track down Farrara through a Western New York Confessions Twitter page.

7:00 PM: Lebanon (Tennessee) High School assistant football coach Howard Bates was arrested on assault charges for allegedly headbutting a 15-year-old player & threatening to kill him during a practice Tuesday.

6:45 PM: Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere announced his retirement Thursday after 16 seasons & a 2007 Stanley Cup title with the Anaheim Ducks.

6:30 PM: A fan at Wednesday's Brewers-Blue Jays game in Milwaukee lost his beer as another fan was trying to catch a foul ball, so Fox Sports Wisconsin announcers Brian Anderson & Bill Schroeder bought the fan another beer.

6:15 PM: Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment announced Thursday that president & CEO Tim Leiweke will be leaving the company by June 30, 2015.

6:00 PM: Forbes magazine reports that Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has offered a $890 million bid for the Buffalo Bills, while Jon Bon Jovi's group offered $820 million & Donald Trump offered $809 million.

5:45 PM: The Angels announce pitcher Garrett Richards is expected to be out 6-9 months after suffering a torn patellar tendon in his left knee during Wednesday's game against the Boston Red Sox.

5:30 PM: The New York Islanders have unveiled a new jersey patch & puck logo that marks the team's final season at the Nassau Coliseum before they move to the Barclays Center in 2015.

5:15 PM: In his first game back at Tropicana Field, David Price gave up only one hit in eight innings but the Tigers still lost to the Rays 1-0.

5:00 PM: Indiana sophomore receiver Caleb Cornett has been suspended following his arrest for punching another man on a Bloomington street early Wednesday morning. Police classified the incident as a "mutual physical confrontation" and neither man was charged.

4:45 PM: The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association turned down a request from ESPN to live televise a Ashwaubenon vs. Bay Port high school football game because it would mean moving the game from a Friday to a Sunday.

4:30 PM: A 14-year-old student at Spartanburg Broome High School in South Carolina died after collapsing on the school's track Wednesday afternoon.

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