SbB LIVE FROM LA (Aug 28, 2014 @ 7:19am ET)
8:00 PM: Desmond Hague, CEO of stadium food vendor Centerplate, has been placed on indefinite probation by his company after being caught on camera abusing a dog in an apartment complex elevator.
7:45 PM: Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado underwent ACL surgery on his right knee on Wednesday and is expected to be back by next season's spring training.
7:30 PM: Former L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling missed a deadline to petition the California Supreme Court to review his rejected challenge to the team's sale to Steve Ballmer.
7:15 PM: A former Weber State football player was one of two people arrested for breaking into & robbing a bakery & several cars in Highland, Utah.
7:00 PM: Four North Carolina football players have been suspended from Saturday's game against Liberty a day after reports of a hazing incident left a Tar Heels receiver with a concussion.
6:45 PM: USC football coach Steve Sarkisian announced on Wednesday that Trojans cornerback Josh Shaw has been indefinitely suspended after Shaw admitted that he made up his story of saving his nephew from drowning.
6:30 PM: St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher is upset with ESPN over Josina Anderson's report on Michael Sam's showering habits: "I think it's unethical. I think it's very, very unprofessional. Not only the piece itself, the content. The manner in which she did it."
6:15 PM: The city of Sparks, Nevada has told an Amarillo, Texas barbecue restaurant that it cannot bring its 20-foot inflatable armadillo to a rib cook-off this weekend.
6:00 PM: After Maria Sharapova suggested that tennis players be charged for medical timeouts during matches, Ana Ivanovic responded: "I think that's a little bit harsh, you know. But I'm sure many players would agree to pay if it's about health, you know. Maybe toilet breaks. That's another story."
5:45 PM: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas will be receiving a nearly-intact mammoth skeleton discovered on a Ellis County, Texas farm in May.
5:30 PM: Richmond, Indiana is expecting 25,000 visitors this weekend for the United Kennel Club's coonhound convention.
5:15 PM: Pamela Anderson writes that she won't take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge until ALS researchers stop testing on animals.
5:00 PM: University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin police chief Michael Marzion has been demoted & placed on administrative leave after allegedly sending sexual messages to a female student.
4:45 PM: Sycamore (Illinois) High School swim coach Leah Eames was arrested on charges of having sexual contact with a female swimmer she coached.
4:30 PM: Photo of Green Bay Packers QBs Aaron Rodgers & Matt Flynn at Wednesday's Packers Welcome Back Luncheon wearing all denim.