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'A lot of pain' _ Marlins cope with Fernandez's death
MIAMI (AP) -- Jose Fernandez's name and number showed on the video screen at Marlins Park on Monday when his teammates took the field, preparing to face the New York Mets without him....

The Latest: Public ceremony for Palmer to be held Oct. 4
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the death of Arnold Palmer (all times local):...

Palmer's impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) -- Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year....

An empty playground: somber times and reflection for sports
It's supposed to be a place where we retreat from the realities of life, a place where we can immerse ourselves for a few hours in another world. Sports have always seemed to do that for us, even if the refuge they offer is temporary at best....

LeBron supports Kaepernick but will stand during anthem
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James says he plans to stand during the national anthem, but he supports San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel in protest....

Elliott, Cowboys clear hurdles in Week 3
The Dallas Cowboys cleared a big obstacle thanks to Ezekiel Elliott's hurdle of a defensive back in one of the more impressive and perfectly executed decisions of Week 3....

Huskers' Rose-Ivey received blowback for anthem protest
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska football player who kneeled during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially-charged criticism on social media....

Rose on rape case: 'I feel like I didn't do anything wrong'
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Derrick Rose said Monday he isn't worried about a rape trial set to start next week because he feels he "didn't do anything wrong."...

Carroll: Russell Wilson has MCL sprain, but "feeling great"
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has a sprained MCL in his left knee and coach Pete Carroll raised the possibility on Monday of Wilson missing the Week 4 game against the New York Jets....

Orgeron: Coaching LSU 'a dream,' offense will be 'tweaked'
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- As much as Ed Orgeron might have preferred a different route to the top coaching job at LSU, the Louisiana native was never going to be able to hide his enthusiasm for his new opportunity - and didn't try....

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