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Browns QB McCown can't practice until Friday with concussion

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Their starting quarterback can't practice because of a concussion. His backup has a bad right elbow.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2015

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Refugee crisis, money issues in background of 2024 bid race

LONDON (AP) — With the race for the 2024 Olympics now officially underway, the five bid cities face a two-year campaign to convince IOC members that they offer the best project.

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Swimming body criticizes Rio Olympic organizers

MOSCOW (AP) — Swimming's world governing body FINA has strongly criticized the organizers of next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over what it says are substandard facilities and "disrespect" for aquatic events.

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Blind long-snapper Jake Olson joins practice with No. 6 USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Olson completely lost his sight six years ago. He still has his dream of playing football at Southern California.

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Iran captain set to miss Asian Cup as husband took passport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The captain of the Iranian women's soccer team will miss the Asian Cup tournament as her husband has confiscated her passport in a domestic quarrel, local media has reported.

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Ohio State cornerback Conley no longer 'down in the dumps'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Getting his first career interception Saturday against Hawaii was one of "the best things ever," Ohio State sophomore cornerback Gareon Conley said.

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Sam Hubbard’s path change turns into OSU gain

COLUMBUS — Sam Hubbard was a perfect student and a natural on the lacrosse field, a class vice captain and member of the Latin Club so skilled with the stick that he earned a scholarship offer to play at Notre Dame.

His future was all set.

Until Friday nights unexpectedly intervened.

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QB's role in Steubenville rape hangs over college's new team

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A small community college in Ohio is banking on its newly created football team to boost school spirit and enrollment. In turn, its starting quarterback — a former high school player convicted in a notorious rape case — is banking on this school that took him when others wouldn't.

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