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Ohio's bar on college-player unions to get vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel is nearing a vote on a budget proposal saying college athletes aren't employees under state law.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Ex-players sue NFL over use of painkillers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening another legal attack on the NFL over the long-term health of its athletes, a group of retired players accused the league in a lawsuit Tuesday of cynically supplying them with powerful painkillers that kept them in the game but led to serious complications down the road.

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Brazil tries to assure tourists airports are OK

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil is trying to assure World Cup tourists that they won't face problems at airports even though not all upgrades will be complete.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Brantley's homer in 10th beats Tigers 5-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once he discarded his bat, rounded the bases and tossed his helmet, Michael Brantley was doused with water by his celebrating teammates.

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Nationals tie it ninth, Reds win 4-3 in 15

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twice during their extra-inning game against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night, the Washington Nationals appeared to have game-winning hits.

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Duncan helps Spurs rout Thunder 122-105 in Game 1

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs were not going to believe Serge Ibaka was really injured until the Oklahoma City Thunder took the court in the opener of the Western Conference finals without their athletic big man.

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Rangers upend Canadiens 3-1, take 2-0 series lead

MONTREAL (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist has the surging New York Rangers two wins from the Stanley Cup finals.

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UD basketball crowds require $57K in police OT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton-area taxpayers shelled out $57,000 in overtime costs for police officers to control crowds after University of Dayton basketball wins in the NCAA tournament in March.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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