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Seppi retires at Moselle Open

METZ, France (AP) — Igor Sijsling advanced to the second round of the Open de Moselle on Tuesday after Andreas Seppi retired with a lower back pain.

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Pirates studio voice Tekulve has heart transplant

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Kent Tekulve is recovering from heart transplant surgery.

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U. of Michigan plans $168M athletic facility

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan wants to build a $168 million multi-use facility for its Division I Olympic sports, including track, tennis, cross country, rowing, soccer and lacrosse.

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CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

This April 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Rihanna watching Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors in New York. CBS said Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts _ after the singer issued a profane tweet about it. A portion of Jay-Z's "Run This Town" featuring Rihanna was cut out of last Thursday's game because the network was covering the controversy over Rice's assault of his then-fiancee. CBS had planned to use the song Thursday and for the rest of the season, but Rihanna tweeted her objections. CBS issued a statement saying that it was "moving in a different direction" with different theme music. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.

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Charleston, ex-coach reach $400,000 settlement

In this Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, then Charleston head coach Doug Wojcik yells at a player to get into position during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State at the Wooden Legacy tournament in Fullerton, Calif. The College of Charleston has paid $400,000 to Wojcik as part of the settlement reached last week.  Wojcik was fired last month amid allegations of verbal abuse. As part of settlement, Wojcik agreed not to sue the college. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Fired College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik had been paid $400,000 to settle potential claims against the school.

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