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Former top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

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This undated booking mug provided by the Lawrence Police Department shows Greg Oden. Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on misdemeanor battery charges. Marion County Jail records show that Oden was booked Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, on the charges. He was arrested by police in the suburban community of Lawrence. Details were not immediately available. (AP Photo/Lawrence Police Department)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police arrested former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden on battery charges early Thursday, alleging that he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face during a fight at his mother's suburban Indianapolis home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014

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Selig expects vote next week on his successor

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Commissioner Bud Selig expects baseball owners to vote next week from a list of three candidates for his successor.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014

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McIlroy, Woods going different directions at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla on Thursday with far less fanfare, and a lot more attention.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014

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AP Source: Indians to remodel downtown ballpark

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians plan an extensive renovation of Progressive Field over the next two years, remodeling the 20-year-old downtown ballpark to better connect with their fans.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014

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Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius is 'appalling witness'

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was an "appalling witness" who repeatedly lied in his testimony in a crude attempt to defend against a murder charge for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the chief prosecutor said Thursday during closing arguments in the athlete's trial.

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Hoyer, not Manziel, starting exhibition opener

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel will start Cleveland's exhibition opener — on the sideline.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Miller, Jones excited to play with LeBron again

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Mike Miller and James Jones came to Cleveland to help LeBron James win an NBA title. They hope Ray Allen joins them.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Vote would let big conferences set their own rules

The NCAA board of directors will vote Thursday on a proposal that would give the five wealthiest college football conferences the ability to make rules and pass legislation without the approval of the rest of Division I schools.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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