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Thomas Bach gets what he wants: A US bid for 2024 Olympics

LONDON (AP) — When Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics collapsed in late July, IOC President Thomas Bach made it pointedly clear he was counting on the U.S. to come up with another candidate.

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Pryor down to last chance to impress Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terrelle Pryor doesn't want a handout. No, thank you.

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ACC faces many variables on TV channel to rival SEC, Big Ten

The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own.

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Ohio reviewing high school team's use of tiger cub mascot

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The tiger cub being used to continue a high school football team's live-mascot tradition this season stays at an out-of-state facility, meaning it doesn't quite fit under the exemption created for it when Ohio tightened rules on possession of dangerous animals, the state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.

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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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