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Moody, Vivians among Howell, Gillom finalists

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s Stefan Moody, Delta State’s Devin Schmidt and Southern Mississippi’s Chip Armelin are the three finalists for the Howell Trophy.

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Canadiens acquire forward Flynn in deal with Sabres

This Feb. 19, 2015, file photo shows Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Flynn taking the puck for his shootout attempt against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia. The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Brian Flynn, Monday, March 2, 2015, in exchange for a 2016 fifth-round pick from the Buffalo Sabres. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Brian Flynn in exchange for a 2016 fifth-round pick from the Buffalo Sabres.

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Feyenoord faces racism case for fans’ banana incident

AS Roma's Francesco Totti leaves the pitch after Referee Clement Cano from France stopped the Europa  League round of 32 second leg soccer match between Feyenoord and AS Roma, at De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma.

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Mom of dead Oklahoma State coach gets bulk of settlement

PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) — The parents of an Oklahoma State University assistant women’s basketball coach killed in an Arkansas plane crash settled a wrongful death claim for $250,000, according to Kay County records.

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Lebanon bans basketball fans from games after brawl

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has banned basketball fans from attending games after a fist fight broke out between players from rival teams.

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