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Jamaica anti-doping agency starts collecting blood samples

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean island that produces the world’s dominant sprinters.

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Former coach Henson out of hospital, starting chemotherapy

In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, former Illinois coach Lou Henson, left, chats with Rod Cardinal during Illinois' NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill. Henson has been released from a Texas hospital and is scheduled to soon begin chemotherapy treatments. Henson's wife, Mary said that the 83-year-old retired coach is staying with family in Houston. He'll begin regular chemotherapy treatments before a planned return to his home in Champaign, Illinois, on July 12. The treatments will continue from there. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois and New Mexico State basketball coach Lou Henson has been released from a Texas hospital and is scheduled to soon begin chemotherapy treatments, according to his wife.

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