11:30 AM: England's Football Association is investigating remarks made by Wigan owner Dave Whelan, who referred to Chinese people as "chinks" and said that Jewish people "chase money".
11:00 AM: With Demetirus Treadwell suspended for allegedly assaulting a female athlete, the Akron Zips men's basketball team still managed to defeat USC 66-46 on Thursday in the first game of the Gildan Charleston Classic.
10:15 AM: Former North Carolina & NFL player Jason Brown helped his wife deliver their fourth child at their home on Tuesday. The boy was named Lunsford Bernard Brown III in honor of Jason's older brother who was killed in action in Afghanistan.
9:00 PM: 14-year-old Jonathan Pitre, who suffers from a condition called Epidermolysis bullosa that causes painful blisters all over his body, was signed by the Ottawa Senators to a one-day contract as a team scout on Thursday.
8:30 PM: The Deseret News profiles Nathan Honey, an American Fork (Utah) High School football player who has four brothers that suffer from muscular dystrophy: "I always dedicate my games to them. I always feel like I need to perform for them, even though they're not watching. I can feel them .... I carry that in my heart."
7:45 PM: Montana will host North Dakota State on August 29 in the first NCAA Division I football game of next season, which will be televised by ESPN.
7:30 PM: 84-year-old former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian was hospitalized Wednesday after contracting pneumonia.
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