SbB LIVE FROM LA (Sep 17, 2014 @ 9:58am ET)
10:45 AM: The Tampa Bay Times reports some parents are upset with the Hillsborough County school district for using automated calls to try & get parents to buy Tampa Bay Lightning hockey tickets.
10:30 AM: The BBC reports England's Football Association is proposing to reduce the number of non-European Union players in its league by as much as 50 percent.
10:15 AM: U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell announced on Tuesday she will introduce legislation to remove the NFL's tax-exempt status over the continued use of the Washington Redskins nickname.
10:00 AM: The Washington Nationals became the first team to clinch a 2014 MLB division title by beating the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Tuesday to win the NL East.
9:00 PM: Elinor Scott-Sutter, a Minnesota runner who went back this year to finish the Boston Marathon after the 2013 bombings, died Friday at the age of 51. Elinor finished her marathon despite being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier this year.
8:45 PM: After someone on Twitter asked New Orleans Saints receiver Kenny Stills if they should start him on their fantasy football team this week, Stills responded: "Should I start you this week? are you doing your job at work?"
8:30 PM: The University of Pennsylvania was named by Playboy magazine as its top party school for 2014, followed by Wisconsin, West Virginia, Arizona & Iowa.
8:15 PM: Former Bay Port (Wisconsin) High School freshman volleyball coach Christopher Wieber was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl he had taught in his biology class.
8:00 PM: The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the Bengals' home game next Sunday against the Tennessee Titans may be blacked out on local TV due to low ticket sales.
7:45 PM: In an article for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, former Minnesota Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton writes that current Vikings RB Adrian Peterson should not be allowed to play: "I hope the Vikings take a stand. Do what is right, not what is easy."
7:30 PM: Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers said on Tuesday that he has heard back from Giancarlo Stanton but not Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond after Stanton was hit in the face by a pitch from Fiers during last Thursday's game.
7:15 PM: Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is expected to be out for several days after being diagnosed with early-onset pneumonia.
7:00 PM: Tuesday's Pan Pacific Open match between Dominika Cibulkova & Kirsten Flipkens was interrupted by an earthquake that struck north of Tokyo.
6:45 PM: Suspended Baltimore Orioles player Chris Davis helped flip a truck back on its wheels that had turned over in an accident on Interstate 295 on Monday.
6:30 PM: Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda announced plans for a walk between skyscrapers above the Chicago River that will take place on November 2 and be televised live on the Discovery Channel.