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Golfer Jason Day out 3 weeks with thumb injury

Jason Day, of Australia, holds up his ball after putting on the eighth hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jason Day has a cast on his left hand to immobilize his injured thumb and isn’t expected to return to competition until The Players Championship in three weeks.

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Minot State names interim head football coach

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University has named an interim head football coach, after newly hired coach Todd Hoffner decided to return to his old job in Minnesota after just 75 days at the northern North Dakota school.

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Parts of recreational trail closed after storms

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The state says parts of Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park in western Michigan are closed due to unsafe conditions following storms and flooding.

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Tulsa church settles lawsuit over boxer’s death

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The family of a Tulsa man who died after a boxing match has settled a civil lawsuit with the church where the event was held.

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$1.9M Special Olympics facility planned in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Special Olympics South Dakota has launched a $1.9 million campaign to raise money for a training facility in Sioux Falls that would give athletes a place to practice without having to compete for gym time with other sports groups.

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