Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Steps Down to Battle Alzheimer’s; 'Flight Club' Comic Book Sequel

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Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Steps Down to Battle Alzheimer’s
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PHOTO: Team owner of the Denver Broncos Pat Bowlen celebrates after they defeated the New England Patriots during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Jan.19, 2014 in Denver.
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Denver Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen, 70, is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer’s disease.

The team released a statement, saying, “The Broncos are very saddened that Mr. Bowlen is no longer able to be a part of the team’s daily operations due to his condition. We continue to offer our full support, compassion and respect to ‘Mr. B,’ who has faced Alzheimer’s disease with such dignity and strength.”

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‘Fight Club’ Is Getting a Comic Book Sequel
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PHOTO: Chuck Palahniuk, author of "Fight Club," is pictured in Toronto, Ontario in 2010.
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Author Chuck Palahniuk will be collaborating with artists Cameron Stewart and David Mack to create the “Fight Club” sequel in a 10-issue series, USA Today reported.

The Dark Horse Comics series will pick up 10 years after the ending of the original book and will bring back classic characters, such as the unnamed narrator, Marla Singer and Tyler Durden. Readers will be able to follow the narrator’s shortcomings with his 9-year-old son Junior, as well as delve into the history of Tyler’s true origins.

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Isaiah Austin Has an NBA Job Offer Upon Graduation
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PHOTO: Isaiah Austin is pictured on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles.
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Former Baylor Bears star Isaiah Austin’s career was cut short after his being diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects the heart. ESPN reports that commissioner Adam Silver has offered Austin, 20, a job with NBA Cares, the leagues charity outreach group, as long as he completes his undergraduate degree from Baylor.

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Apple Reports Earnings, iPad Sales Slide
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PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is displayed at the Upper West Side Apple store in New York, July 20, 2014.
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Apple (APPL) reported a 12 percent profit growth in its quarterly earnings, with strong sales coming from the iPhone, but not so much from the iPad. According to the Wall Street Journal, the future of Apple’s tablet is raising questions, as sales slide for the second consecutive quarter.

Some speculate the iPad is too big to be as portable as smartphones, but not as useful as a computer for office work. Apple hopes to increase iPad demand, partnering with International Business Machines Corp. to create more than 100 workplace apps.

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Tony Dungy Releases a Statement on His Michael Sam Comments
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PHOTO: Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy attends Madden NFL 12 Pigskin Pro-Am in Bryant Park in this July 27, 2011 file photo taken in New York City.
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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Coach Tony Dungy released a statement Tuesday regarding comments he had made about openly gay prospective NFL linebacker Michael Sam when he recently told the Tampa Tribute, “I wouldn’t have taken him,” believing Sam would be a distraction.

But Dungy Tuesday said he hoped to “clarify” those earlier remarks, now saying in a statement, “I do not believe Michael’s sexual orientation will be a distraction to his teammates or his organization. I do, however, believe that the media attention that comes with it will be a distraction.”

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