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Piquet Jr. to skip X Games for Formula E race in Moscow

Nelson Piquet jr. from Bazil drives his car during a non-qualifying practice session at the Formula E Berlin ePrix auto race, in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, May 23, 2015.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nelson Piquet Jr. will skip the X Games to compete in Formula E, where he’s a championship contender in the new fully electric racing series.

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Big 12 schools could face big penalties for court storming

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 Conference schools could now face fines, and even the loss of future home games, for failing to keep fans from storming courts or rushing fields after games.

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New Orleans among 9 bidding to host playoff championship

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — New Orleans is among nine cities and regions bidding to host College Football Playoff championship games.

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McClain joins Bryant on offseason missing list for Cowboys

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Receiver Dez Bryant hasn’t been part of the offseason with the Cowboys as expected because of his contract situation. Now linebacker Rolando McClain could miss most of spring workouts recovering from right knee surgery.

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Antonio Smith absent from Broncos OTAs amid criminal probe

In this April 28, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos defensive ends Derek Wolfe, left, and Antonio Smith chat as they leave the field after the NFL football team's voluntary veterans minicamp in Englewood, Colo. Smith is under investigation in Texas over criminal allegations the local sheriff described as "sexual in nature." Smith has not been arrested and no charges have been filed. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Defensive end Antonio Smith is absent from the Denver Broncos’ organized team activities while prosecutors in Texas investigate a criminal sexual complaint against him.

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