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BC’s Elimimian selected CFL’s outstanding player

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — B.C. Lions linebacker Solomon Elimimian was honored Thursday night as the Canadian Football League’s outstanding player, becoming the first pure defensive player to win the award.

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Tester to ESPN: Air more FCS playoff games

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is calling on ESPN to expand its coverage of Football Championship Series playoff games, in particular those featuring the University of Montana and Montana State University.

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Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

This is a  Nov. 27, 2005 file photo of author P.D. James  as she discusses her latest novel, "The Lighthouse," another mystery featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh, during an interview in New York. Publisher Faber and Faber says mystery writer P.D. James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story died Thursday Nov. 27, 2014 . She was 94. James' books, many featuring sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, sold millions in many countries and most were just as popular when adapted for television. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams/File)

LONDON (AP) — P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.

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Former Bills star Talley suffers from depression

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills star linebacker Darryl Talley told The Buffalo News that he is suffering from depression and has contemplated suicide in what he considers side-effects from his hard-hitting playing days.

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Cosby testimony describes accuser’s spiked story

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave a tabloid an exclusive about sex-assault allegations made by a Canadian woman against him so it would spike a second accuser's story. The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, obtained excerpts from Cosby's 2005 deposition from federal court files unsealed in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser’s story.

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