Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

10/21/2014 01:49 PM MDT
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time. 
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Cutler still a slouch in City of Big Shoulders
10/21/2014 12:49 PM MDT - CHICAGO (AP) — There's no truth to the rumor Jay Cutler is about to be charged with starting the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Full Story

NFL creates Sportsmanship Award for players
10/21/2014 10:58 AM MDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has created a Sportsmanship Award that will be voted on by the players and presented to the winner on the eve of the Super Bowl. Full Story

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10/21/2014 10:18 AM MDT - All Times Eastern World Series San Francisco vs Kansas City, 8:07 p. Full Story

Wife of ex-Vikings player finishes work release
10/21/2014 09:32 AM MDT - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser is being allowed to return home after completing a work release assignment for her conviction in a hit-and-run accident that killed a chef. Full Story

Steelers surge past shocked Texans 30-23
10/21/2014 01:47 AM MDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone. Full Story

Spurs rally to beat Kings 106-99
10/20/2014 09:39 PM MDT - SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jeff Ayres had 15 points and rookie Kyle Anderson added 14 points as the San Antonio Spurs overcame DeMarcus Cousin's 32 points and 11 rebounds to rally for a 106-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Full Story

Mavs used balanced offense to beat Grizzlies
10/20/2014 09:39 PM MDT - DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis scored 14 points each to lead seven Dallas players in double figures as the Mavericks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-103 on Monday night. Full Story

Mayo scores 24 points, Bucks top Knicks 120-107
10/20/2014 09:07 PM MDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night. Full Story

Millsap, Hawks hold off Hornets, 117-114 in OT
10/20/2014 09:05 PM MDT - ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after losing a fourth-quarter lead to beat the Charlotte Hornets 117-114 in overtime in an exhibition game on Monday night. Full Story

New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars. Full Story
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40 years later, 'Power Broker' is standard reading

NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Weisbrod was two years out of graduate school, planning a career in law, when a new book about municipal builder Robert Moses changed his life: Robert Caro's "The Power Broker. Full Story
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s has some plastic surgery.