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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he’s encouraging spectators to walk out in protest.

FILE - In this April 14, 2017 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reacts to his double murder acquittal after the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Hernandez's lawyer said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017,  the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez’s behavior?

- Associated Press

Former football star Aaron Hernandez’ brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn’t necessarily explain the troubles that plagued his young life.

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Piggly Wiggly switch a chapter in family's storied history

- Associated Press

Four West Virginia Foodland stores have recently made the franchise switch to Piggly Wiggly, the most recent being the "Bigley Piggly Wiggly" at 10 Spring St., near Bigley Avenue, in Charleston.

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, left, accompanied by Deputy President William Ruto, right, leaves after speaking to the media at State House in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Kenya's electoral commission has announced it has moved the date for a fresh presidential election to Oct 26. The electoral commission had earlier set Oct 17 as the date for the fresh poll after the Supreme Court invalidated President Uhuru Kenyatta's August re-election and ordered a rerun within 60 days. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

Kenya loses hosting rights to African soccer tournament

- Associated Press

Kenya was stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship because of delays in its preparations and the Confederation of African Football opened a new bidding process on Sunday, giving itself just a week to find a new country.

President Donald Trump walks off the stage after he speaks at campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

NFL owners speak out in support of players, against Trump

- Associated Press

The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season.

Wyoming running back Trey Woods (6) makes a run for the end zone as Hawaii defensive Back Keala Santiago (13) chases him during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Laramie, Wyo. (Josh Galemore/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP)

Wyoming beat Hawaii in overtime 28-21 on INT

- Associated Press

Linebackers don't get their hands on the ball very often, and Wyoming linebacker Cassh Maluia had just one good hand when he saw the ball fluttering in the air.

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Yordy Reyna had a goal and an assist to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday night.

A Colorado player checks the field as rain falls at Folsom Field before Colorado played Washington in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

No. 7 Washington overcomes slow start to beat Colorado 37-10

- Associated Press

The No. 7 Washington Huskies warmed up in the cold rain without their shirts , then went out and undressed the Colorado Buffaloes in a 37-10 rout Saturday night in a rematch of last year's Pac-12 title game.