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QB plays Peyton in Pats practice _ but no ‘Omaha’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo spent the week simulating Peyton Manning and his hurry-up offense.

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Blue Devils looking for breathing room in ACC

In this Oct. 18, 2014, file photo, Duke quarterback Anthony Boone (7) runs past Virginia's Brandon Phelps (21) for a first down during an NCAA college football game in Durham, N.C. Maybe Duke really wasn't a one-year wonder in 2013. (AP Photo/The Herald-Sun, Bernard Thomas, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Taking control of the ACC Coastal Division is becoming a habit for Duke.

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Correction: Obit-Stapleton story

AMES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Oct. 30 about the death of former football coach and athletic director Clay Stapleton, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Iowa State University, reported erroneously that Stapleton died in Missouri City, Missouri. He died in Marshall, Missouri.

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2 Tennessee high school teams banned from playoffs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two high school football teams from the Memphis area have been placed on three years of probation and barred from post-season play.

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Vanderbilt looks to start fast vs. Old Dominion

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason talks on his headset during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 24-14. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Old Dominion Monarchs can score points quickly and in big bunches, something that’s been a problem for Vanderbilt and the Commodores’ rotating quarterbacks this season.

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