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Big 12 supports prohibiting transfers for violence issues

Big 12 Conference athletic directors are unanimously backing a proposal that would prohibit schools from accepting transfers who were disciplined for violent acts at their previous schools.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Tomlin shakes off homers, Indians outslug Brewers 11-6

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Tomlin didn't make a big deal about his first win at Progressive Field in more than a year.

His comeback isn't complete, it's continuing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Reds can't climb out of hole against Dodgers, lose 5-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — A rookie starter put Cincinnati in an early hole again, but this time, the Reds couldn't climb out of it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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ESPN takes Schilling off LLWS broadcast after tweet

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — ESPN removed Curt Schilling from its broadcast team for the Little League World Series on Tuesday because of an anti-Muslim tweet.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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The Showdown II: Bolt and Gatlin reach 200 final at worlds

BEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin set up the sequel to their world championship sprint showdown on Wednesday, both winning their semifinal heats in the 200 meters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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After worlds, kidney transplant awaits hurdler Aries Merritt

BEIJING (AP) — No matter how many hurdles Aries Merritt clears this week at the world championships, he knows there's an even bigger one waiting for him in a few days back at home — a kidney transplant.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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USC's Sarkisian apologizes for drunken speech at team rally

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian publicly apologized Tuesday for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend, attributing his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol and medication.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.

IndyCar made the announcement at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015

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