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Lauren Hill, O.J. Brigance win NCAA's Inspiration Awards

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The late Lauren Hill and O.J. Brigance were selected as this year's NCAA Inspiration Award winners and will be honored at January's annual convention.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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Personal causes strike chord with NFL Man of Year nominees

When Carolina tight end Greg Olsen and Kansas City safety Eric Berry had life-changing experiences away from football, the logical next step was finding ways to help the causes that helped them.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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AP test: Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshore

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore.

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Ohio State's Elliott, Iowa's Ferentz receive Big Ten honors

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott is the offensive player of the year and Iowa's Kirk Ferentz is the coach of the year in the Big Ten.

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Wall scores 35 as Wizards hand Cavs 1st home loss, 97-85

CLEVELAND (AP) — A visit to Cleveland is rarely the solution for a struggling team's problems. John Wall and the Washington Wizards bucked that trend Tuesday night.

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No. 10 Virginia defeats Ohio State 64-58

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett believed his No. 10 Cavaliers had a deep bench.

He was right.

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All-Ohio D-III and IV teams announced

Central Catholic linebacker Zach Sandwisch, who has helped lead the Irish back to the state title game, was named the 2015 Associated Press All-Ohio Division III defensive player of the year on Tuesday.

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Ohio couple has 5 grandsons in state championship games

FORT RECOVERY, Ohio (AP) — Herb and Charlene Homan have enjoyed some memorable moments watching their grandkids play football over the years.

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