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Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

Some big stars in college football are getting trademarks for their names, nicknames and taglines.

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This football MVP is a real ‘dummy’

Dartmouth football’s new MVP is a remote controlled Mobile Virtual Player designed to allow athletes to practice tackling with fewer injuries.

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Ex-San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald charged with rape

The former defensive end has been charged with rape by intoxication, and current 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with sexual battery of the same woman on the same night.

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Rafael Nadal plays ‘strip tennis’

The tennis star is in NYC promoting a fashion line before the start of the U.S. Open.

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PGA: Barclays preview 2015

The top 125 in the FedExCup Standings head to Plainfield Country Club for the first leg of the playoffs. Who will survive and advance to the Deutsche Bank Championship?

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 27.

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U.S. OPEN: Djokovic, Serena Williams named top seeds

Serena Williams is aiming to complete the first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years when the U.S. Open begins on Monday in New York.

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Tennessee experiments with ‘sleep coaching’

Tennessee is studying its football players' sleep habits to make sure they don't get caught napping when a game's on the line.

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Wilson tributes flow among calls for safety review

Wilson, a seven-time winner in IndyCar racing, died after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of an IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

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Day hopes to unseat Spieth as player of the year

Newly-crowned PGA Champion Jason Day sees the FedExCup playoffs as the opportunity for a challenge to world No. 1 Jordan Spieth in the voting for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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Blatter says he’ll be appreciated when he’s gone

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes his critics will realize they have been wrong and will recognize his achievements once he has left soccer's world governing body.

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Watch John Cena confront Jon Stewart

The Cenation leader has words with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, who cost Cena the U.S. Championship at SummerSlam.

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Florida State star running back acquitted in battery trial

A star running back for FSU was acquitted of a misdemeanor battery charge despite testimony from a young woman who told jurors he punched her in the mouth outside a bar.

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies from head injury

The seven-time IndyCar winner was hit by a large piece of debris from the car of Sage Karam during a race on Sunday .

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Tuesday, Aug. 25.

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Buckeyes make history as first unanimous No. 1 in AP poll

The defending national champions received all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings.

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Love conquers all at the Wyndham Championship

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love fired off two eagles en route to his 6-under 64 to capture his 21st career victory.

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Wilson ‘critical’, in coma after IndyCar crash

Justin Wilson sustained severe head injuries and is in a coma in critical condition after the Briton was struck by debris from another car during the closing laps of the penultimate race in the IndyCar Series on Sunday.

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Graham Rahal’s car collection is incredible

The Indy Car driver, and son of Bobby Rahal, views his car collection as an investment.

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A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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WATCH: Miley Cyrus undercover

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Disguised as an Australian reporter, the "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker hits the street to ask people what they think of her.

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Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction

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The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.

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WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’

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That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.

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MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

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The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.