12:45 PM: Milwaukee Public Schools issued a proposal Tuesday that if millions of public dollars is used to build a new arena for the Bucks, then a few million more should also be earmarked for improving school & public recreational areas in Milwaukee County.
12:30 PM: Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding, who hasn't played since December 31 due to issues with his multiple sclerosis medication, is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured right foot.
12:15 PM: Simona Halep joined Serena Williams & Maria Sharapova in qualifying for the end-of-year WTA Finals tournament to be held in Singapore next month.
12:00 PM: Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says of Astros player Jose Altuve, who broke Craig Biggio's single-season franchise hit record on Tuesday: "He's not going to hit 50 home runs, he's not going to put up those big stats but the guy just consistently goes to the ball park every day and does his job and I have a lot of respect for him."
11:45 AM: Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is undergoing concussion protocol for the second straight week after suffering the injury in the Bengals' first two games against the Ravens & Falcons.
11:15 AM: Three high school soccer games scheduled for Wednesday in the Reno, Nevada area were canceled due to smoke from the 18,544-acre King Fire burning in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
11:00 AM: The principal of Natrona County (Wyoming) High School resigned over a back-to-school event skit where two male staff members dressed as cheerleaders and hazed new members with physical contact and sexually suggestive actions.
10:45 AM: The Tacoma News-Tribune reports that police are looking for a man who stole a handgun, watch & Washington State Cougars blanket from a local home last week.
10:15 AM: Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead will not play in Saturday's game against Kansas State after reportedly getting suspended following a verbal altercation with a coach.
10:00 AM: The Centre Daily Times reports that for Saturday's home football game against UMass, Penn State fans are planning to hold a "Joe-Out" at Beaver Stadium in tribute to former coach Joe Paterno.
9:00 PM: A Tuesday night football game between Norwood Middle School & Grace Christian Academy in Oliver Springs, Tennessee featured many tributes to Mikey Carter, a 13-year-old Norwood player who is in hospice care with terminal cancer.
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