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Prayer’s place in U.S. football gets high school test

The debate around religious expression comes at a time when Americans are becoming less pious, with just 39 percent of young people likely to pray daily, a recent Pew poll found.


Manning benched after breaking passing yards record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's record-breaking day ended in ignominy on Sunday watching from the sidelines as his side were beaten 29-13 by the Kansas City Chiefs.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 16.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, center, and guard Tony Allen in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

This week’s best sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a hearing about his appeal on his child sex-abuse conviction, in Bellefonte, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Court ruling gives Sandusky back his Penn State pension

A Pennsylvania court is ordering the state government to restore the pension of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.


Curry scores 46 as Warriors stay unbeaten

Sam Mitchell just shrugged his shoulders watching guard Stephen Curry make shot after shot. It seemed as though he never missed.


WATCH: HS football player single-handedly breaks records

Pennsylvania wide receiver Kris Silbaugh is a standout - he holds his high school record for the most reception yards, and he did it all without a left hand.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Nov. 13.


Cities trying to keep NFL teams pitch the league

Oakland, San Diego and St. Louis made their pitches to save their teams from moving to Los Angeles.



The PGA Tour travels south of the border for the sixth event of the season, where the Greg Norman designed El CamaleĆ³n Golf Club will host 132 elite players.


Five enter FIFA presidency race; Bility, Platini sidelined

FIFA has approved five candidates for its February presidential election amid the worst crisis in its history, after barring Liberia's Musa Bility on integrity grounds and leaving out UEFA chief Michel Platini while he remains under suspension.


CAUGHT ON TAPE: Skier survives 1,600-foot fall down mountain

Twenty-four-year-old pro-skier Ian McIntosh survived a tumble down an Alaska mountain and a new video released documents the entire event.


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Nov. 12.


Michael Phelps opens up about sobriety battle

The Olympic swimming champion says he was so low after his arrest for driving under the influence in 2014 that he wanted his life to end.


Clemson, ‘Bama, Ohio State and Notre Dame top four

The latest College Football Playoff selection committee rankings are out.


Fantasy sports sites barred from taking bets in New York

The New York state attorney general ordered fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in New York, saying that the operations were essentially illegal gambling.


Russian athletics doping row could spread to other sports

The international investigation into alleged drug cheating inside Russian athletics could draw in other Russian sports since they used the same laboratory that now stands accused of covering up failed drugs tests.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Nov. 11


FIFA hopeful Infantino plans 40-team World Cup

The World Cup could be expanded by eight teams to 40 if Gianni Infantino is elected FIFA president.

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