12:30 PM: Following a 7-2 loss Wednesday night, Sudbury Wolves coach Paul Fixter exchanged heated words with Sault Star reporter Peter Ruicci, with Fixter telling Riucci: "F*** you! Don't f***ing talk to me like that!"
11:45 AM: Five plastics companies have given $1.2 million in a referendum effort to overturn California's recently signed single-use plastic bag ban.
11:00 AM: The father of a Chuckey Doak (PA) High School students has filed a $10.5 million lawsuit against assistant wrestling coach Deaton Myers and the Greene County school district on claims that Myers sexually assaulted his son in a motel during a tournament in Knoxville.
10:30 AM: The Clarion-Ledger reports an email flyer sent by the Mississippi Republican Party for Senator Thad Cochran's re-election campaign may have violated NCAA rules by featuring photos of Ole Miss & Mississippi State football players.
10:15 AM: Denver Broncos practice squad safety John Boyett was arrested on third-degree assault charges in Greenwood Village early Wednesday morning. Boyett was arrested last year after an altercation with police outside an Indianapolis bar & was released by the Colts the next day.
10:00 AM: Police say Deshler (Alabama) High School football coach Jake Linville died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound behind his parents' house in Tennessee on Sunday. Linville was in his first season as Deshler head coach.
9:00 PM: Former Denver Broncos QB Marlin Briscoe, who in 1968 became the first black starting quarterback in the American Football League, had a street named after him in his hometown of Omaha in a ceremony held on Wednesday.
8:45 PM: Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen said he respects the emotion of Brandon Marshall after the receiver went off following Sunday's loss to the Miami Dolphins: "I mean there is always a fine line when someone is just spouting off and acting crazy. But that sure as heck didn't happen in our locker room."
8:30 PM: LeBron James on Monday said about this year's Cleveland Cavaliers team: "We're not a Big Three, we're a team. We're a Big Fifteen."
8:15 PM: Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi said the rivalry with Michigan became real for him in 2007 when his kids were "razzed" by their teachers over the Wolverines' 28-24 come-from-behind victory over the Spartans.
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