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College football: Mississippi self-imposes one-year ban while NCAA alleges new violations

Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year.

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College basketball: Syracuse upsets Duke on buzzer-beating shot; Butler knocks off Villanova

John Gillon made a three-pointer from 25 feet at the buzzer and Syracuse upset No.

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Rams offer $1-million prize in 'Guess Our Games' schedule contest

The Rams, coming off a 4-12 finish, are longshots to play in the Super Bowl under first-year Coach Sean McVay.

The odds are even longer for a fan to correctly predict the Rams’ schedule before the NFL releases it in April.

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Ed Garvey, labor lawyer who led NFL players on two strikes, dies at 76

Ed Garvey, the lawyer who led the National Football League Players Assn. through strikes in 1974 and 1982, has died at age 76.

Garvey died Wednesday at a nursing home outside Madison, Wis., after a battle with Parkinson's disease, the Capital Times reported. Garvey had  been the players' union counsel and executive director from 1971 to 1983.

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Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault in Michigan

A Michigan sports doctor who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting nine girls, including some said to be too reluctant to speak up about the alleged abuse years ago because he was considered a “god.”

Roughly two dozen charges were filed against Dr.

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NASCAR's Danica Patrick: 'I'm sure I've had 12 concussions'

Danica Patrick estimates she’s had at least a dozen concussions during her racing career.

The popular NASCAR driver said Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway if a doctor told her another one would put her at serious risk, she would leave the sport without hesitation.

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