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NYC mayor declares ‘Al Roker Appreciation Day’

This image released by NBC shows New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, third from left, presenting co-host Al Roker, second left, with a proclamation declaring it Al Roker Appreciation Day during a broadcast of the "Today" show on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014,  in New York. Joining the mayor and Roker are co-hosts Natalie Morales, left, Tamron Hall, center, Matt Lauer, third right, Meredith Vieira, and Willie Geist, right. Roker turned 60 on Wednesday. (AP Photo/NBC, Michael Loccisano)

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Roker didn’t have this honor in his forecast.

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Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes says Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value.

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Gaines, Kresse to receive Lapchick Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Naismith Hall of Famer Clarence “Big House” Gaines, who won 828 games in 47 years at Winston-Salem State, and John Kresse, who led the College of Charleston to an NAIA championship and four NCAA Division I tournament appearances, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award.

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Age no opponent for some of NFL’s veteran stars

In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) greets New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick (1) after the Jets beat the Colts 13-10 in a preseason NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Vick turned 34 in June, making him "old" in today's NFL. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s something stunning happening on Michael Vick’s head.

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This Date In Baseball

1919 — Bert Adams of the Philadelphia Phillies tied a National League record for catchers as he recorded seven assists in one game.

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