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Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate (44) runs during an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Cleveland. Cleveland won 23-13.

Vikings claim running back Ben Tate off waivers

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.

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Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Collins, a 7-foot defensive specialist, played for six teams during his 13-year NBA career.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Nov. 19.

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Tide takes top spot

The Tide has turned in the latest College Football Playoff ranking.

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Tiger Woods lashes out over Jenkins’ parody

The veteran golfer shot back at writer Dan Jenkins for penning a satirical interview, calling it "a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination."

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NBA’s Dwight Howard being investigated for child abuse

Authorities in Georgia are investigating allegations against the Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard.

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks to reporters during the team's NCAA college basketball media day, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Lexington, Ky.

Champions Classic double-header

No. 1 Kentucky rolls to win over No. 5 Kansas and Okafor leads No. 4 Duke past No. 19 Michigan State in a double header in the Champions Classic

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, and defensive coordinator Kirby Smart call in a defense during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

Alabama rolls to No. 1 in playoff rankings

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings and Mississippi State is still in the top four after losing to the Crimson Tide.

Golfer Tiger Woods speaks at a Quicken Loans National PGA tournament media day news conference at Congressional Country Club, Monday, May 19, 2014, in Bethesda, Md. Woods said his back injury was so debilitating that it caused him to doubt whether he would play golf again. While the surgery he had March 31 erased those doubts, he still has no timetable for his return.

Tiger Woods complains about Dan Jenkins parody

Tiger Woods is criticizing Hall of Fame writer Dan Jenkins for a parody in which Jenkins fakes an interview with him.

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin tips his helmet to the cheering fans after his last at-bat against the San Francisco Giants, in the ninth inning of the NL wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh. The Giants won 8-0, advancing to the division series.

Martin, Jays finalize $82 million, 5-year contract

Free agent catcher Russell Martin and the Toronto Blue Jays have finalized an $82 million, five-year contract.

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount (27) warms up before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Pittsburgh.

Steelers, Browns and Panther make roster moves

The Steelers have released LeGarrette Blount, the Browns have released Ben Tate, and the Panthers have released veteran Jason Avant.

United States' Alfredo Morales, right, wins the ball from Republic of Ireland's David Meyler during the international friendly soccer match between the at the Aviva stadium, Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

USA winless in 4 straight games

The United States' winless streak stretched to four games Tuesday night with a year-ending 4-1 loss to a second-string Ireland team.

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NFL suspends Vikings’ Peterson for ‘abusive discipline’

The star running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of 2014 season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 18.

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DEA inquiry into NFL could be extensive

The federal probe into possible drug prescription abuse in the league could involve all 32 teams.

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Keflezighi, Simpson named top track athletes of the year

Boston Marathon champ Meb Keflezighi and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been voted the top track stars of 2014.

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Stanton strikes landmark deal with Marlins

All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to a contract extension worth $325 million, the most lucrative deal in U.S. professional sports.

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Bell tolls as Steelers produce comeback win

Running back Le'Veon Bell had a huge night to help his team overcome the Tennessee Titans.

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Steelers rally from 11 down, beat Titans 27-24

Le'Veon Bell ran for 204 yards and a TD.

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Monday Night Football: Steelers at Titans on KPUG

Former Washington Husky star running back Bishop Sankey, now with Tennessee, is playing in his first ever Monday Night Football game. Hear all the action on KPUG 1170AM.

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The actor will reprise his 1982 role as bounty hunter Rick Deckard.