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New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Bensons and his wife Gayle Benson greet forward Anthony Davis during NBA basketball media day in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Houston Rockets' James Harden, right, poses with coach Mike D'Antoni during NBA basketball media day Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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FILE - This combination of Aug. 30, 2005, left, and July 29, 2015 aerial photos shows downtown New Orleans and the Superdome flooded by Hurricane Katrina, left, and the same area a decade later. When the New Orleans Saints host rival Atlanta on Monday night, it'll mark the 10-year anniversary of the stadium's reopening, and a victory over the Falcons that symbolized a city's determination to rebuild from one of the worst natural disasters in American history. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, left, and Gerald Herbert, File)

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In this Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 photo, New England Patriots quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) passes over Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (90) during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. The patriots could be looking for yet another quarterback — or two — after third-stringer Jacoby Brissett injured his right thumb in Thursday night's victory over Houston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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A June 29, 2016, file photo, Seattle Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger looks out of the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Seattle. Clevenger was suspended for the rest of the season without pay Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, by the Mariners in the wake of his tweets regarding a recent police shooting in Charlotte, N.C., and the Black Lives Matter movement. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Oregon State quarterback Darell Garretson warms up before an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore. For Oregon State, this is a statement game. For Boise State, this could pop the Broncos back into the Top 25. The two teams play Saturday. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, North Dakota State kicker Cam Pedersen (36) reacts with holder Cole Davis (7) after kicking a 37-yard field goal on the final play of an NCAA college football game to beat Iowa 23-21 in Iowa City. Bison hoopla is at all-time high after the win over ranked Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, North Dakota State kicker Cam Pedersen, right, celebrates with teammate James Fisher after kicking a game-winning 37-yard field goal on the final play of an NCAA college football game against Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. North Dakota State won 23-21. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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FILE - In this May 24, 2012, file photo, United States Olympic Committee Secretary General Scott Blackmun discusses with the media an agreement between the IOC and the USOC at the SportAccord conference in Quebec City. The U.S. Olympic Committee and the sports it oversees are behind the curve when it comes to placing women and minorities in key coaching and leadership positions, according to a set of ``scorecards'' the federation has compiled over the past three years. (Francis Vachon/The Canadian Press via AP)

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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2014, file photo, Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez, left, and Washington head coach Chris Petersen talk before an NCAA college football game in Tucson, Ariz. The Huskies get their first true test on Saturday against Arizona, after opening the season with three straight wins. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley is overcome by emotion following the 35-32 win over Oregon in an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb. The Cornhuskers open Big Ten play at Northwestern on Saturday, Sept. 24, looking to build on a big win that vaulted them into the Associated Press poll for the first time in nearly two years. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

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FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo (74) takes part in drills during NFL football training camp in Englewood, Colo. Sambrailo, who's been out a year, could make his return to the Denver Broncos' lineup Sunday at Cincinnati, and tight end Jeff Heuerman is set to make his NFL debut after missing his rookie season with a knee injury and much of training camp with a pulled hamstring. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Falcons' Tevin Coleman, left, and Devonta Freeman walk on the field during NFL football training camp in Flowery Branch, Ga. Second-year running back Tevin Coleman has played a bigger role through two games, splitting carries with Devonta Freeman to give the Falcons new depth at running back. The two gained momentum for Monday night's game at New Orleans by combining for 139 yards in last week's win at Oakland. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll yells to his team during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Seattle. No team in the NFL has faced more punishment from the league for violations of offseason workout parameters than the Seattle Seahawks. That’s not a list the Seahawks want to lead, but they are now bordering on serious penalties for another infraction. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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NBA basketball player LeBron James, 31 years old: $77 million. (AP Photo)

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, 31 years old: $88 million. (AP Photo)

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Illinois state senator and former NFL linebacker Napoleon Harris, left, fended off four attackers in Chicago on Sept. 6 and helped bring police come one step closer to solving a Georgia murder case. (CBS Chicago screenshot)

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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) is hit by Carolina Panthers defensive back Robert McClain (27) during the first half of an NFL football game in Denver. Sanders, who signed a three-year, $33 million extension with the Broncos on the eve of this season's opener, has gained a reputation as a fearless receiver who can take a licking and keep on ticking. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik works with players during an NCAA college football practice in Chapel Hill, N.C. Chizik said the Tar Heels' defense played "soft" last week against James Madison and will have to play better against Pittsburgh "or this game could get ugly." (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

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Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi gestures at the beginning of a press conference after she did not show up at a scheduled meeting with a delegation of the Italian Olympic Committee, in Rome, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Raggi says it’s irresponsible to bid for 2024 Olympic Games, effectively dooming Rome’s candidacy. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)