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Third Utah State player released from hospital after crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Another player has been released from the hospital following a car accident that hospitalized four Utah State football players and a former softball player.

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Nike co-founder Knight will step down as chairman

In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, file photo, Nike Chairman Phil Knight walks near the field before the NCAA college football playoff championship game between Ohio State and Oregon in Arlington, Texas. Knight plans to step down and says he wants Nike President and CEO Mark Parker to succeed him. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world’s most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chairman.

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Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

A number of flags, including a Confederate themed one,  fly atop RV's in a campground outside the track during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Friday, June 26, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.

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Labor Department sues trainer Asmussen, stable over wages

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Trainer Steve Asmussen is being sued by the U.S. Labor Department, which alleges his stable didn’t pay overtime since at least 2012 to grooms and hot walkers who worked more than 40 hours in a week.

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Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis, calling the effort a misuse of taxpayer dollars for an “illegal purpose.”

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