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Head of college football playoff system in NC

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Major college football was determine its national champion on the field for the first time this year, and the man in charge of the new system is scheduled to talk about it in North Carolina.

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Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Michael Phelps can’t seem to break a disturbing pattern.

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UM students protest, demand AD Brandon’s firing

In this Sept. 27, 2014, photo, Michigan quarterback Shane Morris lays on the field after taking a hit in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Early Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear to have sustained one. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — About 1,000 University of Michigan students have marched to the home of school President Mark Schlissel to protest against the performance of athletic director Dave Brandon and football coach Brady Hoke.

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Cincinnati football staffer fired after arrest

CINCINNATI (AP) — A staff member with Cincinnati’s football program was fired Tuesday, four days after the school learned that he had been arrested on a misdemeanor sexual abuse charge in northern Kentucky.

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Gravely injured Giants fan sues Dodgers again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Brian Stow, the gravely injured Giants fan who won a multimillion-dollar damage suit against the Dodgers, has sued the team again, claiming it is trying to recoup $3.4 million in insurance payments from Stow for his medical care after a beating.

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