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NCAA starts to establish governance structure

In this Oct. 25, 2014, file photo, Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott celebrates after running for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky. The first of seven top-25 rankings done by a 12-member selection committee was released Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn, Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. (AP Photo/David Stephenson, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Board of Directors is asking school leaders to present a more diverse list of potential committee members as it starts reshaping its governance structure.

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NBA hires sports exec as new D-League president

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has hired former Wasserman Media Group executive Malcolm Turner to be the president of its Development League.

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NHL suspends Rangers D Moore 5 games for head hit

Minnesota Wild's Erik Haula (56) falls down after being hit by New York Rangers' John Moore (17) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in New York. Moore was given a match penalty on the hit. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended New York Rangers defenseman John Moore on Wednesday for five games without pay for an illegal hit to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula.

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Georgia’s Todd Gurley suspended 4 games by NCAA

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The NCAA said Wednesday that Georgia star running back Todd Gurley must sit out until Nov. 15 for accepting more than $3,000 for autographed memorabilia and other items over a two-year period.

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Jamaican discus thrower gets 2-year doping ban

MONACO (AP) — Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has received a two-year suspension for doping.

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