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Former UW player nearly died twice in 8-month span

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — J.J. Quinlan died for 45 seconds.

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Entertainment venue planned for old Akron stadium

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Developers who recently bought the University of Akron’s old football stadium have dropped a plan to pursue a pro football team for the facility and are pitching a multiuse entertainment venue instead.

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Volunteers work to save famed Negro League stadium

Larry Doby, Jr., the son of Larry Doby, a baseball player who integrated Major League Baseball's American League in July 1947, just months after Jackie Robinson broke the National League's color barrier, stands outside of Hinchliffe Stadium, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Paterson, N.J. Hinchliffe Stadium, where Doby Sr. played high school football before playing in the Negro League with the Newark Eagles, was once home to the New York Black Yankees, the New York Cubans and other Negro League baseball teams. Eleven members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame played there, including Larry Doby. The crumbling Art Deco stadium was granted national historic landmark status in 2013. Lawmakers are pushing to designate it as part of the nearby Great Falls National Historical Park. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.

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School of Mines names new athletic director

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has named its new athletic director.

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Iowa signs junior college PG Dickerson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has signed junior college point guard Trey Dickerson to a letter of intent.

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