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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 2:55pm

Nebraska fires athletic director after 5 years

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska abruptly fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst on Thursday, citing a failure to improve the "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 1:57pm

BIG TEN SPOTLIGHT: First-year coaches create positive vibes

Purdue football is showing new signs of life on the field and on the airwaves, too....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 1:16pm

Report: NFL players ask league to support campaign

A group of current and former NFL players has asked Commissioner Roger Goodell for the league's support for their campaign for racial equality and criminal justice reform....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 1:13pm

In Shanghai, LA Kings win 1st NHL preseason game in China

SHANGHAI (AP) -- Building on the support for winter sports in China since Beijing won the 2022 Olympics, the NHL is showcasing two preseason games in an attempt to break into a market and country unfamiliar with hockey....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 12:59pm

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 12:50pm

Clemson junior QB Kelly Bryant blazing own path with Tigers

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Kelly Bryant just smiled and shook his head every time - and there were plenty of them - someone wondered how national champion Clemson would get along without two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 12:40pm

Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryouts

When Alex Chiasson found himself without a job halfway through the offseason, frustration began to set in....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 12:06pm

Undefeated champ Andre Ward retires, desire no longer there

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward retired from boxing with an undefeated record Thursday because he no longer has the desire to fight....

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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 9:27am

NEXT ONE? Hoops phenom at 13 has college offer, NBA height

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Emoni Bates walks out a front door of Clague Middle School with just inches to spare....

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