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Oregon wrestler wins state title; grandfather dies in stands

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon high school wrestler on his way to a state title defeated an opponent and then ran into the stands where his grandfather had suffered a fatal heart attack.

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Sports betting contest expands reach with satellite tourneys

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-based pro football sports betting contest is aiming to expand its reach much like the World Series of Poker did by offering free satellite tournaments.

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Mom of dead Oklahoma State coach gets bulk of settlement

PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) — The parents of an Oklahoma State University assistant women’s basketball coach killed in an Arkansas plane crash settled a wrongful death claim for $250,000, according to Kay County records.

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Lebanon bans basketball fans from games after brawl

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has banned basketball fans from attending games after a fist fight broke out between players from rival teams.

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CIAA tournament criticize violence at events

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association say violence that sent four people to Charlotte hospitals did not occur at official tournament events.

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