12:45 PM: Cincinnati Reds chief operating officer Phil Castellini says the team is investigating a report of two African-American fans being victims of "racial profiling" by a security guard during a recent game.
12:30 PM: The St. Paul, Minnesota-based Candyland candy store is suing three national snack food companies over the use of the trademarked "Chicago Mix" for caramel & cheese popcorn.
12:00 PM: ESPN college basketball analyst & Tampa resident Dick Vitale tweeted about Thursday's Tigers-Rays game: "I must admit I was depressed watching @DAVIDprice14 pitch 4 the Tigers - I know his heart will always be with @RaysBaseball"
11:45 AM: Kent State has set up a memorial fund for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in honor of Jason Bitsko, the Golden Flashes' football center who was found dead in his apartment on Wednesday.
11:30 AM: Jackie Robinson West defeated the Taney Dragons 6-5 Thursday to advance to the U.S. Final of the Little League World Series. It's the farthest a Chicago-based Little League team has advanced since 1967.
10:45 AM: The Allegheny County Labor Council does not want Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett to march in Pittsburgh's Labor Day Parade. Council president Jack Shea said about Corbett: "You can't be trying to do away with us for 364 days a year and then want to march with us."
10:30 AM: Former Eastern Michigan University linebacker turned Oklahoma City police officer Ken Holtzclaw was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting at least seven women while on duty.
10:15 AM: The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association turned down a request from eight seniors at Glendale Nicolet High School to play for nearby Whitefish Bay Dominican after Nicolet canceled its football season last Friday.
10:00 AM: Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said about scuffling with Denver Broncos offensive linemen during Thursday's joint practice: "If you want to fight, that's fine, but the only time they wanted to fight was after a play when they got beat."
9:00 PM: The Nebraska football team sent a video of support to Jack Hoffman, the eight-year-old cancer patient who scored a touchdown in last year's spring game. Jack's family recently announced that his cancer had returned & he is currently undergoing treatment.
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