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FSU QB Malik Henry suspended for violation of team rules

Florida State freshman quarterback Malik Henry has been suspended for a violation of team rules, Jimbo Fisher said after the first of two practices Saturday. Fisher did not say how long Henry, a highly touted four-star prospect from California, would be suspended for. But the suspension delivers another blow to FSU’s quarterback depth during the preseason. (Orlando Sentinel)

Miami football players investigated in luxury car-rental case

University of Miami star receiver Stacy Coley is part of the school’s investigation into players who might have used cars from a South Beach luxury car rental agency, in exchange for future promises, according to a source with direct knowledge. Starting defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad and starting linebacker Jermaine Grace also are being investigated by UM. (Miami Herald)

Flip turn: Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky recreate famous photo, with a twist

Ten years ago, Katie Ledecky posed for a photo with Michael Phelps and received an autograph from the legendary American swimmer, who at the time had a paltry — heh — six Olympic gold medals to his name. (Washington Post)

Six Notre Dame Football Players Arrested

Six Notre Dame football players were arrested in two separate incidents Friday night and Saturday morning. Safety Max Redfield, linebacker Te'von Coney, running back Dexter Williams, cornerback Ashton White and receiver Kevin Stepherson were arrested on a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana. Redfield, Stepherson and Williams were also booked on possession of a handgun without a license. (CSN Chicago)

College baseball: Panel approves regular-season replay rule

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a proposal Wednesday that allows conferences and schools to implement the video replay rule in baseball’s regular season starting in the spring of 2017. The video replay rule has been available for use on an experimental basis at the College World Series since 2012. It was also available in the Division I Baseball Championship super regionals for the past two years (NCAA.com)

ACC Network Extra Launches Fall Olympic Sports Coverage

An ACC record 331 Olympic sporting events will be streamed live this fall by ACC Network Extra, a dedicated digital channel for ACC sports which makes its debut on Friday, August 19. The coverage marks the initial phase of the full ACC Network announced July 21 by ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference. (The ACC)

Bud Foster Hoping to Revive Virginia Tech Defense in 30th Season

Bud Foster is known for having elite defenses, but that hasn’t been the case in the last two seasons. Last year, Virginia Tech ranked just 44th in the country in total defense. In 2014, Virginia Tech ranked 21st in total defense. 2013? The Hokies ranked fourth. This offseason, Foster has talked about being more versatile in his coverages and schemes, something he hasn’t been able to accomplish over the last two seasons. (Tech Sideline)

A timeline of Ryan Lochte's claim that he and 3 USA swimming teammates were robbed in Rio

Ryan Lochte won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but he's gained much more attention at the games for what happened out of the pool. Or at least what he says happened. Lochte claimed he and swimming teammates Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were robbed early in the morning of Aug. 14 in Rio. (SB Nation)

Two Duke football defenders suspended for first three games

The Duke football team will be without two key defensive players for its first three games after the suspension of safety Phillip Carter and tackle Brandon Boyce. Coach David Cutcliffe announced the sanctions Thursday. No reason was given for why the players are being suspended, though both will be able to continue practicing with the team while being held out of game action. (Wilmington Star News)

After getting flood aid from LSU, South Carolina pays it forward to Baton Rouge

The Baton Rouge community is still working to recover from a 48-hour torrent of rain that impacted tens of thousands of people in Louisiana over the weekend. According to CBS News, at least seven people have been killed and more than 20,000 have had to be rescued since Friday because of the flooding, which is described as some of the "worst the state has ever seen." (CBS Sports)

"Awesome Hour" on the track as US captures 6 Olympic medals

In a span of about 60 minutes Wednesday night, U.S. athletes hauled in a bevy of medals: Tianna Bartoletta and Brittney Reese went 1-2 in the long jump, Tori Bowie captured a bronze in the 200 and Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin swept the medals in the 100-meter hurdles — a feat that's never been accomplished in that event. (Associated Press)

Wayde van Niekerk: The 74-year-old coach behind South African's golden run at Rio 2016

She's a 74-year-old veteran coach, whose philosophy is you're never too old to learn. South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk sensationally won Olympic 400-meter gold at Rio 2016 -- smashing Michael Johnson's 17-year-old record along the way -- and he has his coach Anna Botha to thank. (CNN)

At Georgetown, athletic center named after Big John Thompson is open for business

The Georgetown men’s basketball team has been able to attract some of the most coveted high school recruits in the country over the past several decades despite dated on-campus facilities. With the nearly complete John Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletic Center up and running, Hoyas Coach John Thompson III now has a state-of-the-art building as his newest enticement in his efforts to land blue-chippers. (Washington Post)

USA Today's 10 Best BBQ Pork Sandwiches in North Carolina

For the past four weeks, 10Best, Sandwich America and USA TODAY readers have been voting daily for their favorite BBQ pork sandwich in North Carolina. The results are in. A panel of experts picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. 1. Stamey's Barbecue - Greensboro; 2. B’s Barbecue - Greenville; 3. Skylight Inn BBQ - Ayden. (10Best.com)

Usain Bolt gives us the best photo of the Rio 2016 Olympics

Jamaican runner Usain Bolt sprinted to Olympic glory on Sunday night, winning his third straight 100 meter gold medal, but it was a brilliant moment from his semi-final run earlier in the evening that will go down in history as the most Usain Bolt photo ever. (Mashable)

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