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Ray-Ray Armstrong is a third-year linebacker for the Oakland Raiders. Ray-Ray is not a regular reader of our blogs. If he were, he'd know you can't go around barking at police dogs.

Instead, while coming onto the field in Pittsburgh on Sunday to play the Steelers, Ray-Ray lifted his shirt, pounded his chest, barked at the dog and allegedly told the K9's handler to "send the dog." Ray-Ray now finds himself under investigation for a felony.

Around 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, University of Missouri football players went on strike, joining a larger student protest against University President Tom Wolfe's inaction regarding several racist incidents on campus. Less than two days later, Wolfe had resigned and the team will be back at practice this afternoon.

It was an astonishing display of influence and risk, given that college athletes lack the protections of unionized employees and most athletic scholarships are not guaranteed. And it could portend of larger protests down the road.

Last year, the United States Patent and Trademark Office cancelled the Washington NFL team's trademark registration for its team mascot, saying the name is "disparaging to Native Americans." This week, the team appealed that decision by coming up with a novel defense of the name, basically listing a bunch of other trademarks with names just as or more offensive than its own.

This is an interesting tack to take, reminiscent of a sibling yelling at his parents, "You let my brother do it!" Will their "what's good for the goose is good for the gander" argument be persuasive? Let's take a look at the company the team is trying to put itself in.

Pierre Garcon is a very talented football player and makes a substantial amount of money for being good at football. FanDuel is a quasi-legal gambling website and makes an even more substantial amount of money based on Garcon being good at football. FanDuel doesn't share any of the substantial amount of money it makes based on Garcon's performance with Garcon and Garcon is not too happy about it.

So Garcon has sued FanDuel on behalf of himself and other NFL players, claiming the daily fantasy site is profiting from the players' names and popularity without compensating the players. So does he have a case?

The Satanic Temple of Seattle has requested permission to lead a satanic invocation on the field after a high school football game, all because an assistant coach refused to stop leading post-game midfield prayer sessions. If allowed, members of the group will wear ceremonial robes, carry an incense burner, and lead a seven-minute ceremony, including reading of a proclamation, punctuating the end of each sentence by banging a gong.

The Bremerton School District had warned Coach Joe Kennedy to stop leading public Christian prayers on the 50-yard line after games, but Kennedy pushed back, saying the prayers happen after the game, so at that point it is no longer an official school function. The school district isn't buying it and placed Kennedy on administrative leave.

Nevada, the one state open to legalized sports betting, is shutting down fantasy sports sites that insist they're anything but. State regulators have determined that daily fantasy sports operations constitute gambling and therefore must obtain official licensing to continue operations.

Without a license, fantasy sites like DraftKings and FanDuel will no longer be able to operate in the state.

Your ability to see snippets of sports highlights, or lowlights, on Twitter may be in danger. On Monday night, Twitter temporarily suspended accounts for Deadspin and SB Nation. Although Twitter hasn't commented publicly about the suspensions, they were presumably in response to complaints from the NFL regarding the use of copyrighted game footage in GIF format.

While Deadspin's account was reinstated about an hour after the suspension, SB Nation's highlight account, @SBNationGIF, remains suspended as of this posting. And the entire episode raises questions about copyright, free speech, and access to social media.

You may have missed this little tidbit in the latest deluge of daily fantasy advertisements, but the New York Attorney General's Office has begun investigating both daily fantasy sites on the suspicion that their employees "have won lucrative payouts based on inside information not available to the public." This after news broke that a DraftKings employee who had access to ownership and lineup data netted $350,000 in winnings at rival FanDuel.

There have been rumblings of a congressional investigation into daily fantasy sites, and this latest scandal may bring daily sports gambling fantasy leagues as we know them to a grinding halt.

What Are Tebow Laws?

He may not be on an NFL roster this season and it's been ten years since he played high school football, but Tim Tebow is still having an impact on how we view the relationship between home schooling and high school sports.

So-called Tim Tebow laws aim to allow homeschooled kids to play on public school athletic teams, as their namesake did in Florida under similar legislation. But passing these laws isn't easy, as a few states have recently found out.

Two Texas high school football players who appeared to target a referee in a game earlier this month have confirmed that they did hit the referee on purpose, and that they were acting on their coach's orders.

Victor Rojas and Michael Moreno told "Good Morning America" on Friday that they hit referee Robert Watts intentionally. Rojas said John Jay High School assistant coach Mack Breed told them to hit Watts and the attack was in response to Watts allegedly using racial slurs in reference to John Jay players.