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Wacha determined to be productive leader for UW defense

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — After the end of last season, Lucas Wacha was tired.

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Northern Iowa and Ben Jacobson agree to 10-year extension

In this March 21, 2015, file photo, Northern Iowa head coach Ben Jacobson speaks during a news conference for an NCAA college basketball tournament third round game in Seattle. Ben Jacobson has agreed to stay with the Panthers for another decade. Northern Iowa spokesman Colin McDonough says Jacobson and the school have agreed to a contract extension through 2024-25. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson has agreed to stay with the Panthers for another decade.

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Cowboys bring back linebacker McClain on 1-year contract

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys are bringing back linebacker Rolando McClain after the former top 10 pick revived his career with a solid season in Dallas.

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St. Louis County pulls taxpayers from NFL stadium financing

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County taxpayers will not be asked to help pay for a new NFL stadium on the downtown riverfront.

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Jon Singleton optioned to minor leagues by Astros

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — First baseman Jon Singleton was among four players optioned to the minor leagues by the Houston Astros, who said rookie Asher Wojciechowski had made their starting rotation and will start April 9 against Cleveland.

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