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UConn seniors ending careers for health reasons

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Two more Connecticut players have ended their football careers because of health concerns. Their decisions come a week after starting quarterback Casey Cochran quit because of concussions.

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Panthers unsure if Hardy will play vs. Steelers

Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy waves to fans as he arrives for an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still playing. Though he has already been found guilty, the league is sticking by its policy to wait until the appeal process has been heard before making any decision on a possible suspension. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he isn’t sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers and that the team hasn’t considered releasing the Pro Bowl defensive end who is involved in a domestic violence case.

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Reports: Redskins’ RG3 says he has no fracture

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) leaves the game on a cart after injuring his left ankle during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Two media outlets are reporting that Robert Griffin III says an MRI showed no broken bones in his injured left ankle, leaving open the possibility that he could play again this season.

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Iowa State’s Dunning, Harris likely out for year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State offensive lineman Jacob Dunning and wide receiver P.J. Harris are likely out for the season.

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Oklahoma RB Keith Ford out vs West Virginia

Oklahoma running back Keith Ford (21) takes a Trevor Knight pass into the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said running back Keith Ford will miss at least a week after breaking his fibula in a win over Tennessee.

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