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Sports Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league on Friday against criticism that it was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake."
Sports A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes
The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline.
Sports Sheldon grad 9th fittest man on the planet Sheldon grad 9th fittest man on the planet (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Ben Stoneberg is the 9th fittest man on the planet. The Sheldon High School graduate placed Top 10 at the Reebok CrossFit games this year.

"They tested his endurance, they tested his strength and everything in between," said Zach Smith with CrossFit Intensify, "so he really proved that he's all around the 9th fittest in the world."
Sports NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
Sports Police locate 3 of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes Police locate 3 of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes
Three of the 4 track and field athletes from Ethiopia who were reported missing Saturday after competing in the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene have been found in Beaverton.
Sports ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse
ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack.