Drone with camera spotted over Panthers stadium

08/27/2014 05:29 PM MDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina briefly detained and questioned a man who flew a drone with a camera mounted on it over a stadium during an NFL preseason game. 
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Sam gets last chance at Rams' preseason impression
08/27/2014 05:04 PM MDT - MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Michael Sam is about to get one last chance to show the St. Louis Rams why he belongs on their 53-man roster. Full Story

Odor slam leads Rangers over Mariners 12-4
08/27/2014 04:49 PM MDT - SEATTLE (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners. Full Story

Steve Johnson retires at US Open due to cramping
08/27/2014 05:04 PM MDT - NEW YORK (AP) — American Steve Johnson had to retire from his first-round match at the U.S. Open because of severe cramping. Full Story

Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener
08/27/2014 05:29 PM MDT - CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. Full Story

Big neutral site games highlight opening weekend
08/27/2014 04:36 PM MDT - Look beyond campus for the big games this weekend: College football's season-opening extravaganza features four marquee matchups in NFL stadiums. Full Story

Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games
08/27/2014 04:28 PM MDT - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium. Full Story

Oklahoma St looks to keep momentum, questions loom
08/27/2014 04:29 PM MDT - STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State opens the season with some serious questions on deck. The football program is awaiting the results of an internal investigation launched after a Sports Illustrated report suggested the Cowboys had committed numerous NCAA rules violations dating back years. Full Story

Rangers 12, Mariners 4
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Pettersen looks for third win in Portland
08/27/2014 03:42 PM MDT - PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Defending champion Suzann Pettersen looks to make tournament history as the headliner in the LPGA Portland Classic starting Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club. Full Story

Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. Full Story
Judge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit

HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model can dismiss his lawsuit that accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii, but he has the option to re-file it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Full Story