Carpenter's big half carries Cleveland State to 80-56 win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kenny Carpenter scored 24 of his career-high 26 points in the first half, making six 3-pointers, and Cleveland State picked up its first victory this season, beating Coppin State 80-56 on Friday night in the Vikings' home opener.

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Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — She started in go-karts when she was 10, and was a national champion two years later. By the time Danica Patrick turned 16, she was on her own in Europe, pursuing a racing career.

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  • Written by By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Skrine fined $48K for illegal hit, Burfict not fined

NEW YORK (AP) — Jets cornerback Buster Skrine was fined $48,620 for his illegal hit on Tampa Bay receiver DeSean Jackson last week and Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict wasn't fined after his ejection against Tennessee for pushing away the arm of an official who tried to break up a sideline scuffle.

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