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U. Iowa president stands by firing of hockey coach

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa President Sally Mason says she stands by the controversial firing of women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum.

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Vikings to provide high school athletic trainers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will provide athletic trainers for high school football programs in the Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts during the upcoming season.

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UNM women’s soccer team apologizes for hazing case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico women’s soccer team has apologized for a hazing case that sent two players to the hospital for excessive alcohol intoxication.

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High school basketball coach resigns amid charges

TRAFFORD, Pa. (AP) — A prominent Western Pennsylvania high school basketball coach has resigned after police charged him with making threats and harassing a neighbor.

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Illini hope weapons around Lunt an upgrade on 2013

Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt talks with reporters at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill., on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, after learning he will be the starting Illini quarterback. Lunt transferred from Oklahoma State after starting as a freshman but sat out last season under NCAA transfer rules. Illinois starts its season Aug. 30 against Youngstown State. (AP Photo/David Mercer)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — It was all but a given that Illinois would name Wes Lunt its starting quarterback. What is less certain is the quality of the players around the transfer from Oklahoma State.

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