Dementia concerns starting among academy players in soccer

LONDON (AP) — Earning a place in a Premier League club's academy offers an irresistible path to fame, glory and wealth. Parents, though, are becoming increasingly aware of the potential health risks their children will be exposed to.

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  • Written by By ROB HARRIS , AP Global Soccer Writer

Maryland QB Bortenschlager poised for No. 10 Ohio State

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — In the locker room after its surprise win at Minnesota last week, Maryland held a spirited celebration that centered upon a player who started the season as a third-string quarterback.

  • Written by By DAVID GINSBURG , AP Sports Writer