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U.S. Little League champs stripped of title thanks to coach they beat, 43-2

The 2014 United States champions are no more thanks to stretching the legal boundaries to build a super team.<p>Little League officials announced Wednesday morning that Jackie Robinson West, the 2014 U.S. Little League World Series champions, have vacated their wins and been stripped of their title …

Ray Rice asks NFLPA to fast-track suspension appeal

NEW YORK – An investigation into the NFL's handling and pursuit of evidence in the Ray Rice assault case isn't expected to be completed for months, and it now appears likely Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension could be resolved first.<p>Rice spoke recently with the NFL Players Association and …

UN chief: 20 times more Ebola aid needed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidents of three Ebola-stricken West African nations made urgent pleas for money, doctors and hospital beds Thursday and …

US military aircraft arriving in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa's leaders pleaded for the …

No. 13 Georgia's Gurley suspended indefinitely

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley was emerging as the clear favorite in the Heisman Trophy race, a running back who already produced plenty of signature …

Report: Adrian Peterson admist to smoking

<b>CONROE, Texas —</b> Suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson admitted to court officials that he had “smoked a little weed” and was …

Seven teens charged in Sayreville High School assaults

Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office.<p>Upperclassmen howled as they flipped off the lights then sexually abused their younger classmates at Sayreville …

Adrian Peterson could face bond revocation, arrest

A prosecutor in Texas wants Adrian Peterson arrested and his bond revoked after the NFL star allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana while out on bail on a felony child abuse charge.<p>Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon sent a motion to the 9th District Court to set aside the NFL star's …

Madrid hospital staff quit over Ebola fears

Concerns about a lack of training and safety standards have left some staff refusing to attend to possible Ebola cases at Madrid’s Carlos III hospital, where the first known person to contract the disease outside west Africa is being treated.<p>Fourteen people are in quarantine at the hospital, …

Here’s what will happen if you refuse an Ebola screening at a US airport

Hours after Thomas Eric Duncan died of Ebola in Dallas the Obama administration announced new measures of protection against the virus at five major US airports: passengers from Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, where much of the outbreak has occurred, will have to undergo new screenings.<p>And if …

Disease

Ebola comment gets passenger hazmat escort from plane

Ebola is no laughing matter, especially not at airports or on planes, where screenings have gotten tighter.<p>So, when a man on a flight on Wednesday may have joked that he had been to Africa and had the deadly disease, he received a special escort off the plane.<p>Four officials in blue plastic hazmat …

Dallas Ebola Patient Had 103-Degree Fever During Initial Hospital Visit, Records Show

DALLAS (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan's temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room — a fever that was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital's record-keeping system, his medical records show.<p>Despite telling a nurse that he had recently been in …