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August 21, 2017 12:31 AM Anquan Boldin on retirement: 'My life's purpose is bigger than football'

Football has always been a priority for Anquan Boldin. But after 14 seasons, more than 200 games and nearly 14,000 yards receiving, the veteran wide receiver now feels a higher calling, which is why he left the Buffalo Bills on Sunday after only two weeks with the team and plans to retire. "Football has afforded me a platform throughout my career to have a greater 22

August 20, 2017 10:47 PM Sudanese children of Islamic State militants released in Libya

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Four children from Sudan whose parents are believed to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte last year were handed over to the Sudanese consul on Sunday for return to their country. Sirte was a stronghold for Islamic State from 2015-2016, when Libyan forces backed by U.S. air strikes ousted 20

August 19, 2017 5:19 PM Duke University removes statue of Robert E. Lee

Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy. The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness early Saturday morning from Duke Chapel, where it stood among 10 historical figures depicted in the entryway. Another statue of Lee was at the heart 21

August 19, 2017 4:55 PM Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh says he had a good reason for taunting the Vikings

The Blair Walsh revenge game got out of hand When a kicker starts taunting his opponent, you know the NFL preseason is officially in full gear, and that's exactly what happened on Friday during the Seahawks' 20-13 win over the Vikings. The taunting came from Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh, who was caught on video pointing at the Vikings sideline after he hit a 52-yard 19

August 19, 2017 4:45 PM Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian wielding knife

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teen wielding a knife on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, police said. A 17-year-old Palestinian approached a group of Israeli paramilitary policemen stationed at a West Bank junction, holding what appeared to be a bag, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said, and the troops then called 15

August 19, 2017 1:56 PM Every crazy stat from a homer happy Friday

If you listen closely, you might still be able to hear the sound of home runs echoing off of bats. It was that kind of night. In total, there were 58 home runs hit on Friday, second most in major league history. 8 : It's the eighth time this season there have been at least 50 home runs hit in a single day. From 2008 to '16, there were only six such days. 16: There 5

August 19, 2017 12:43 AM Producer Joel Silver Sued By Family of Personal Assistant in Cocaine Drowning Death at Jennifer Aniston's Honeymoon Celebration

Famed producer Joel Silver is being sued over a drowning at Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's honeymoon celebration. The family of Carmel Musgrove, Silver's personal assistant, claim in the lawsuit, Silver flew Carmel and others to the Four Seasons Hotel in Bora Bora in August, 2015, to celebrate the marriage of Jen and Justin. The suit alleges Carmel 29

August 18, 2017 6:35 AM Burundi: 1 killed, 29 injured in grenade attacks, say police

BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Burundian police say one person has been killed and 29 others injured in overnight grenade attacks in the capital. Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye said the attacks on Thursday night targeted two bars in the Buyenzi quarter of Bujumbura. Nkurikiye said it was not immediately clear who was responsible for the apparently coordinated 30

August 18, 2017 4:04 AM Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign Tye McGinn to one-year contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forward Tye McGinn to a one-year, two-way contract on Thursday. McGinn, 27, skated in 21 games with the Lightning's AHL affiliate in Syracuse, N.Y. last season, scoring 10 goals and nine assists to go along with 16 penalty minutes. McGinn missed most of the regular season due to injury. Four of his 10 goals came while 28

August 18, 2017 3:34 AM Texas town opens $72 million high school football stadium, most expensive in country

Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A small town in southeast Texas unveiled its brand-new $70 million high school football stadium, the most expensive high school football venue in the country -- for now. Legacy Stadium in Katy, with a population of about 14,000 people, will be able to seat 12,000 spectators. More than just a football field for one town, it'll serve as the playing 50