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Yale forward Townsend earns Rhodes scholarship

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale says starting forward Matt Townsend has been awarded a Rhodes scholarship.

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Florida State starter in library during shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State starting defensive lineman Derrick Mitchell Jr. was in the school library Thursday when a 2005 graduate shot and wounded three people before being killed by police. He played in a football game a little more than 48 hours later.

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East Carolina’s Hardy sets FBS career catches mark

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — East Carolina receiver Justin Hardy has set the record for most career receptions in bowl subdivision history.

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Longtime Grizzlies scoreboard operator retiring

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — He’s climbed these steps many times over the past 28 years, a stretch dating back to 1986 when Washington-Grizzly Stadium opened on the University of Montana campus.

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UCLA names athletics complex after Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has named a conglomeration of athletic facilities after Jackie Robinson, the four-sport Bruins star who broke baseball’s color barrier.

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