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College player fights tumor for moment on court

Lauren Hill smiles as she talks with reporters after practicing with her NCAA college basketball team at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The NCAA allowed Mount St. Joseph's season opener to be moved up to Nov. 2, so that Hill, who has an inoperable brain tumor, will be able to play in a college basketball game. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch before basketball practice. She’s moving slowly today.

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Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture.

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Iowa St G Hallice Cooke set for hip surgeries

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State guard Hallice Cooke is having surgery to repair cartilage tears in both hips and will be out 6-8 months.

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Judge considering $75M NCAA concussion settlement

Nebraska receiver Jordan Westerkamp (1) leaps over Northwestern defender Godwin Igwebuike (16) with 12:37 left in the second quarter. The Nebraska Cornhuskers played a football game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The World-Herald, Matt Miller)

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is considering preliminary approval of a $75 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought against the NCAA by former football players and other athletes who say the organization didn’t protect them enough from concussions suffered in college.

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Schumacher’s doctor sees progress after injury

PARIS (AP) — A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years.

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