NFL: Week 5 can’t miss games

Here's five games you'll want to watch in Week 5 of the NFL season.


Shaq releases children’s book, wants to be known as ‘Dr. of Fun’

NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal visits the New York Public Library to discuss his first children’s book “Little Shaq.”


Road teams still perfect in MLB postseason

The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays finished with the American League's best records during the regular season, but they find themselves trailing in the division series after dropping their openers.


Blatter appeals FIFA suspension

Sepp Blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by FIFA's ethics committee.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, Oct. 9.


NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well

You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.


Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body

FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.


PREVIEW: 2015 Presidents Cup

The 2015 President's Cup kicks off in Incheon, South Korea today.


Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem

The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


Cleveland appeals ‘jock tax’ ruling to Supreme Court

The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.


FIFA’s Blatter calls Swiss investigation ‘outrageous’

The outgoing FIFA President said a criminal investigation against him was "not correct" and defended his decision not to step down sooner as head of the world soccer body.


Pacquiao planning to retire

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight different weight categories, said he is likely to retire from the sport after one more fight next year.


The MLB wants answers from DraftKings

Major League Baseball said it was surprised to learn that fantasy sports operator DraftKings, in which it has an equity investment, allowed its employees to participate in contests and has reached out to the company to discuss the matter.


Astros launch postseason with win over Yankees

The Houston Astros blasted into the next round of the Major League Baseball postseason with a 3-0 shutout of the New York Yankees in their Wild Card playoff game.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Oct. 7.


Eclectic mix of teams gear up for MLB postseason

From pitching powerhouses to aging warhorses, an eclectic cast of clubs are gearing up for MLB's playoff extravaganza.


DraftKings, FanDuel defend integrity after insider bet

The two major U.S. sports fantasy companies are defending their businesses' integrity after an employee used insider information to place bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.


Controversial non-call denies Lions chance of first win

A controversial non-call may have cost the Detroit Lions their first win of the season following a wild finish to their 13-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday.


Rio Olympics cutting costs with Brazil deep in recession

Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, say they are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.


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Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

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‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming


The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.

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Carlton says there won’t be a ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot


Alfonso Ribeiro is adamant there will never be a TV reboot of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," because no one can take the place of their "cornerstone" James Avery.

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House slams regulators for not catching VW for years


Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.

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Research is beefing up meat with healthy omega-3s


People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.