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11:00 AM: Simona Halep has withdrawn from the China Open quarterfinals due to a hip injury, allowing Ana Ivanovic to advance to the semifinals.

10:45 AM: Shoreham-Wading River (New York) High School football player Tom Cutinella died Wednesday night after colliding with an opposing player then collapsing during a game against Elwood John Glenn.

10:30 AM: After being asked for a second time by ESPN on Wednesday, Michigan football coach Brady Hoke reiterated that he would still not wear a headset during games.

10:15 AM: An elderly Pittsburgh Pirates fan trying to find her seat at PNC Park during Wednesday's NL Wild Card game somehow ended up in the San Francisco Giants' dugout.

10:00 AM: Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman is being investigated over an alleged sexual assault at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. No charges have yet been filed against Spillman.

9:00 PM: Police in Burnsville, Minnesota say they identified a home burglary suspect by sampling DNA from an empty beer can the suspect left at the scene of the crime. An arrest warrant has been issued for 41-year-old James Leavell over the burglary.

8:45 PM: Julie Harper was found not guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder charges in the 2012 shooting death of her husband, former Carlsbad (California) High School volleyball coach Jason Harper. Julie had claimed she shot Jason in self-defense when he tried to sexually assault her.

8:30 PM: Former NFL receiver Donald Reche Caldwell pleaded guilty to federal drug possession charges on Wednesday after he was caught with 2.5 kilograms of the street drug "Molly" last May.

8:15 PM: Two female teachers at Destrehan High School in Louisiana were arrested on charges of having sex with the same 16-year-old male student.

8:00 PM: The Pittsburgh Steelers tweet good luck to the Pirates before Wednesday night's NL Wild Card game against the San Francisco Giants.

7:45 PM: Michael Dunn was sentenced to life without parole after being found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Dunn had shot Davis at a Jacksonville gas station in 2012 after complaining that the rap music in Davis' car was too loud.

7:30 PM: ESPN reporter Shelley Smith announced on Twitter Wednesday that she is battling breast cancer: "Early detection will save my life. Tell loved ones."

7:15 PM: Authorities in Council Bluffs, Iowa say a 16-year-old student will not face criminal charges for punching a 17-year-old student during a school fight that led to the 17-year-old's death. Dakota Escritt appeared to be the aggressor in the fight when he fell after a punch from Gregary Teer.

7:00 PM: University of Cincinnati director of football player welfare & development Antrione Archer, who was fired after being accused of exposing himself in a grocery store, denies the charges and plans to appeal his firing.

6:45 PM: FCC chairman Tom Wheeler says the agency will consider a petition calling for the ban of the Washington Redskins' name from public airwaves.

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