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SEC to ‘substantially’ increase fines for rushing fields

In this Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, Mississippi fans gather on the field, while a few climb onto a goal post, after Mississippi defeated Alabama 23-17 in an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss. The Southeastern Conference has been fining teams for a decade for allowing fans to rush fields and courts. Now, the league appears ready to significantly raise the penalty. (Robert Sutton/The Tuscaloosa News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004.

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Hernandez gets 8th win, Mariners beat Rays 3-0

Tampa Bay Rays left fielder David DeJesus prepares to make a sliding catch on a fly ball by Seattle Mariners' Seth Smith during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major’s first eight-game winner, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-best 18th homer to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Wednesday.

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US Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from U.S. Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probe:

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Lightning routed 7-3 by Rangers in Game 6

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) stops a shot as New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), of Sweden, look for a rebound during the second period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs,Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lightning goalie Ben Bishop admitted that he really doesn’t want to watch the tape of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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SEC passes regulation to better identify concussions

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is taking steps to better identify concussions.

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