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Murray signals backing for Scottish independence

In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 file photo, gold medalist Andy Murray of Great Britain waves the British flag during the medal ceremony of the men's singles event at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Murray’s future status, as well as that of Scottish Olympic athletes, rests on the result of next week’s independence referendum in Scotland. Polls suggest the two sides are running neck-and-neck, presenting a real possibility that Scotland could break away after 307 years as part of the United Kingdom. If Scots vote ``yes’’ on Sept. 18, the decision won’t have much impact on football and rugby, as Scotland already fields its own teams in those sports. But it will affect Scotland’s status in the Olympics and raise doubts over whether Scots can send a team to Rio. By then, Murray could be representing an independent Scotland. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, file)

LONDON (AP) — After years of carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has signaled his support for Scottish independence.

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George apologizes for Twitter comments on Ray Rice

In this Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference in Indianapolis. Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apologizing to women and victims of domestic violence. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NBA star Paul George got the message quickly Thursday.

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