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Ducks to retire Selanne’s No. 8 jersey Jan. 11

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks will retire Teemu Selanne’s No. 8 jersey in a ceremony on Jan. 11.

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Penguins sign forward Nick Spaling to 2-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and restricted free agent forward Nick Spaling have agreed to a two-year contract worth $4.4 million.

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Canadiens add 2 to coaching staff

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have hired Dan Lacroix as assistant coach and Rob Ramage as player development coach.

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APNewsBreak: NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

In this Nov. 27, 2004 file photo, Bloomington High School running back Adrian Arrington tries to clear a pile of Providence Catholic defenders during the Class 6A championship football game in Champaign, Ill. Arrington, who later went on to play at Eastern Illinois in Charleston, is the lead plaintiff in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/ Stephen Haas, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.

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Stories of athletes named in NCAA lawsuit

In this Sept. 1, 2005 file photo, South Carolina's Stanley Doughty (55) celebrates with his teammates after stopping Central Florida from scoring during an NCAA college football game in Columbia, S.C. Doughty is one of the plaintiffs in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  (AP Photo/Perry Baker, File)

Ten head injury lawsuits filed against the NCAA were consolidated into one federal class-action suit in Chicago, where a settlement was announced Tuesday. In all of the lawsuits combined, dozens of plaintiffs who said they suffered concussions playing contact sports in college are named. Here are some of their stories:

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