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Johnson gives $556,623 to 12 schools in 3 states

Jimmy Johnson greets race fans before the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship series auto race, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has awarded $556,623 to a dozen different K-12 public and charter schools as part of the annual grants he and wife, Chandra, have given the last six years.

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CSU athletics recommends new on-campus stadium

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State University’s Athletic Department has formally recommended construction of a multi-sport stadium on campus instead of renovating the existing football stadium three miles west of the school.

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USD, SDSU fans urged to donate toward food

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — University of South Dakota and South Dakota State fans can support their team and help feed South Dakota families.

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ECU’s Hardy closes in on all-time catch record

In this Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, East Carolina's Justin Hardy (2) catches a touchdown pass ahead of Connecticut's Jhavon Williams during an NCAA college football game in Greenville, N.C. Hardy is close to completing a remarkable climb at East Carolina: from walk-on receiver to the all-time receptions leader in the Football Bowl Subdivision. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson, File)

Justin Hardy is close to completing a remarkable climb at East Carolina: from walk-on receiver to the all-time receptions leader in college Football’s Bowl Subdivision.

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Strong and Texas players could testify in dispute

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An attorney for Oklahoma State said Wednesday the school could seek sworn testimony from Texas football coach Charlie Strong, Longhorns players and school administrators in its fight to recover nearly $600,000 from former Cowboys assistant Joe Wickline, who is now at Texas.

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