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Trooper who arrested NFL’s Montgomery fired

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired.

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Washington Post strikes ‘Redskins’ from editorials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington’s football team the “Redskins” on its editorial page.

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1 of 3 teens hit by lightning out of hospital

In this photo taken on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2014, people react at Picacho Middle School after a lightning strike at a football field near the school in Las Cruces, N.M.  Authorities say a teenage boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by lightning during football practice at Picacho Middle School. (AP Photo/Las Cruces Sun-News,Carlos Javier Sanchez)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — One of three eighth-grade football players hit by lightning during practice in a southern New Mexico town is out of the hospital.

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Rosol beats Lu in 3 sets in semis

Lukas Rosol, of Czech Republic, reacts after defeating Yen-Hsun Lu, of Taiwan, in their semi-final match at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Rosol defeated Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic advanced to the finals of the Winston-Salem Open on Friday after beating Taiwan’s Yen-Hsun Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the final tuneup for next week’s U.S. Open.

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Indians’ Gomes out with concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been diagnosed with a concussion and there’s no timetable for when he’ll return to the lineup.

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