9:00 PM: ESPN college football reporter Samantha Ponder tweets: "Just discovered that favoriting mean tweets is even more fun than blocking people. It's the Twitter version of 'bless her heart'..."
8:30 PM: NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. & Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen are raffling off a "Weekend With The 88s" experience that includes a Truck Series race & Panthers game in October. The raffle is to help raise funds for the Levine Children's Hospital.
8:15 PM: An Army National Guard veteran is hoping officials in West Lafayette, Ohio will change a village ordinance so he will be allowed to keep his 14 pet ducks on his property. Darin Welker says that the ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder.
7:15 PM: Former Alabama-Huntsville women's basketball coach Roy Heintz is traveling to Romania as part of a church mission trip to help teach the sport to children in the country: "To be able to use (basketball) as a vehicle to maybe bring a smile to somebody's face, to bring a bit of light into their world."
7:00 PM: After Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen announced he was stepping down due to Alzheimer's disease, John Elway tweeted: "Mr. B is a Hall of Fame owner and a great friend. This is a sad day for all of us. We support him, respect him & stand by him 100 percent!"
6:45 PM: San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith is expected to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell before Smith receives any league punishment for his 12-day work crew sentence on DUI charges.
6:30 PM: The family of a four-year-old boy say their son was banished from a Monroe, Connecticut doughnut shop after the boy asked a non-pregnant customer if she had a "baby in her belly".
5:30 PM: In an interview with the BBC, cyclist Bradley Wiggins said there were times he wished he didn't win the Tour de France & Olympic gold in 2012: "It's quite hard that level of fame, when you just want to do normal stuff with the children, things like that. That was hard but I think you learn to deal with it."
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