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'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.

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Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk begins

 

No sports season starts better than college football.

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Three Buckeyes to watch

COLUMBUS — They spent the 2013 season mostly as spectators — running back Ezekiel Elliott as back-up behind Carlos Hyde, quarterback Cardale Jones a third-string castoff, and linebacker Darron Lee off the depth chart entirely.

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Buckeyes attempt to repeat

COLUMBUS — As a longtime oddsmaker in Las Vegas, Tony Miller has seen many college football teams begin seasons with larger-than-life expectations.

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Cincinnati excited to be back on campus for season opener

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gunner Kiel walked past the construction crew using jackhammers on a concrete curb outside Nippert Stadium. He took the elevator to the fifth floor, walked into the new press box and marveled.

"Whoa!" he said, looking down at the field.

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Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.

Only for brief moments, though.

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Browns' Manziel says sore elbow improving, no surgery needed

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has dealt with a sore right arm since before he lifted the Heisman Trophy.

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Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.

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