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Police: Texas Tech player injured in shooting

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech’s leading receiver, Jakeem Grant, was briefly hospitalized after suffering a laceration during an off-campus shooting over the weekend.

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Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

Oscar Pistorius gestures as he sits in court as the sentencing process entered a second day, Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday  Oct. 14, 2014. Pistorius was being portrayed as a "poor victim" ahead of his sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the chief prosecutor said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner’s sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Federal judge: Laurie Fine entitled to documents

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Syracuse University to disclose several documents related to its investigation into child-molesting claims against former assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.

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Indian player dies from injury in goal celebration

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Mizoram Football Association says a 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died after injuring his spine while celebrating a goal with somersaults.

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Archie Manning steps away from playoff committee

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Archie Manning is taking a leave of absence from the College Football Playoff selection committee, which will not replace him this season and go forward with 12 members as it chooses four semifinalists for the first time.

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