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AP Top Sports News At 3:21 p.m. EDT

Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday....

Royal & Ancient votes to admit female members
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men....

Column: Time for Goodell to really say something
Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has spent some time in jail for abusing women himself, was speaking some truth when he briefly rose to Ray Rice's defense last week while trying to sell some pay-per-views for his latest fight....

Vikings reconsider, put Peterson on paid leave
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Adrian Peterson has had the potential to be that rare post-modern NFL running back playing productively into his 30s. After that extraordinary comeback from knee reconstruction, Emmitt Smith's career rushing record became a realistic if daunting target....

Tiger Woods says he might coach himself
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- The next swing coach for Tiger Woods might be Tiger Woods....

Icing kickers might not matter in the 4th quarter
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- It was a split-second decision that reignited a classic debate in college football: Does icing the kicker actually work?...

Hargreaves, Cooper provide All-American matchup
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- For two guys who have never met, Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and Alabama receiver Amari Cooper sure know a lot about each other....

FSU benches Winston for 1st half of Clemson game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jameis Winston will be a spectator in the first half of Florida State's showdown against Clemson Saturday after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women - the latest embarrassment in a growing list of poor decisions off the field....

MLS says Chivas USA might not play in 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the Major League Soccer team....

Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway
BOSTON (AP) -- Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown," the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate....

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