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Lawrence’s Gribler named AP 8-man Player of Year

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Cody Caswell wants his Lawrence High School football players to strut onto the field before the game and strut off the field after the game.

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Soviet hockey coach Tikhonov dies at 84

In this Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006 file photo, Legendary Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, centre, stands at the "Team USSR" bench prior to the charity ice hockey match, at the Moscow's Red Square. The legendary Russian hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, whose teams won three Olympic gold medals, has died after an undisclosed long illness. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday, Nov. 24, 2014,  that Tikhonov died overnight. He had been receiving treatment at home for an illness that had left him unable to walk in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the “Miracle on Ice,” died after a long illness. He was 84.

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‘Little derby’ shows how Milan clubs have fallen

AC Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy reacts after missing a scoring chance during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Inter Milan at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

ROME (AP) — A decade ago, the Milan derby was the pinnacle of club football, twice played in the final stages of the Champions League.

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Name of Biloxi baseball team to be revealed

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The owners of South Mississippi’s new Double-A baseball affiliate are ready to release the team’s name.

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Russian swimmer tests positive for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — FINA says Russian swimmer Olga Kluchnikova tested positive for a banned diuretic at the Russian national championships in May and has been serving a doping ban.

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