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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sits during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL preseason football game between the Raiders and Seahawks in Oakland, Calif. Packers tight end Martellus Bennett plans to give his older brother, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, a hug when he sees him this weekend. Recent events off the football field make the high-profile season opener on Sunday between Green Bay and Seattle seem trivial by comparison. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Las Vegas police dispute Bennett's racism allegation

- The Washington Times

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says there is "no evidence" to support Michael Bennett's claim that race played a part in his temporary detention last month, when police were called to a nightclub after what turned out to be an erroneous report of an active shooter.

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor face off during a weigh-in Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Mayweather, McGregor ready to rumble in much-hyped fight

- Associated Press

Conor McGregor has been kept pretty much under wraps ever since his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. was announced, emerging occasionally to trash Mayweather only to disappear again behind the closed doors of the UFC training center.

Mayweather: McGregor has advantage 'on paper'

- The Washington Times

Following a promotional tour full of bragging and boasting, Floyd Mayweather took a far humbler tone in an interview with Stephen A. Smith, telling the ESPN personality that Conor McGregor has an edge over him 'on paper.'

In this March 31, 2017 photo, video game players compete against one another in an esports tournament at Caesars casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Casinos are slowly embracing esports as a way to help their bottom line, but so far, the money is coming from renting hotel rooms to the young players and selling them food and drinks, not from turning them into gamblers. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Video games may be added to 2024 Olympics

- The Washington Times

In an interview with The Associated Press, co-president of the Paris Olympics bid committee Tony Estanguet said that there is a possibility that video games could become a part of Olympic competition in 2024.