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2:30 PM: The Guardian reports the League Managers' Association issued an apology after saying racist & homophobic texts sent by former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay were just "some friendly text message banter".

2:15 PM: The Washington Redskins announced on Friday that former QB Mark Rypien will be inducted into the team's Ring of Fame.

2:00 PM: Courthouse News Service reports that after being sued by Donald Sterling's wife Shelly, Sterling's mistress V. Stiviano claimed in a countersuit that Donald is gay and she had been acting as his "beard" for three years.

1:45 PM: An 18-year-old pizza delivery man in Rochester, New York was arrested after falsely claiming he saw a group of Hispanic men cut off the head of a 7-year-old girl with a machete. Police say Mason Requa made up the story because he was worried he would be fired for making a late delivery.

1:30 PM: A North Naples, Florida man was arrested for stealing $25,000 worht of jewelry from a home after his DNA was found on a lollipop left at the scene of the crime.

1:15 PM: The Associated Press has a list of the 32 college football staduims that will be selling alcohol at games this season.

1:00 PM: From The Onion: "Pure-Hearted Little League World Series Players Playing Simply For Love Of ESPN's Bottom Line"

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.

12:15 PM: Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel has reportedly been fined $12,000 by the NFL for giving the finger to the Washington Redskins' bench during last Monday's preseason game.

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.

11:15 AM: Four firefighters in Campbellsville, Kentucky were injured during an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge event when their truck ladder was struck with electricity from a nearby power line.

11:00 AM: Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman says his NFL days are over after doctors told him he has a career-ending spinal cord injury.

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