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NFL says concussions way up in 2015; will study reasons why

The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to the highest number in any of the past four years.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 January 2016

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Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams put up both hands after a sending a forehand long and high over the baseline in the first set. She wanted nothing to do with yet another unforced error in her Australian Open final against Angelique Kerber.

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Rivers: Griffin 'feels awful' about punching incident

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have completed their investigation into Blake Griffin's punch-out of a team staff member and are awaiting the results of the NBA's inquiry, which could come early next week.

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Campbell leads Ohio to 72-61 win over Kent State

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Antonio Campbell scored 22 of his 28 points in the second half and Ohio snapped Kent State's five-game winning streak with a 72-61 win on Friday night.

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Indians to induct, Thome, Robinson, Belle into club hall

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians will induct sluggers Jim Thome, Albert Belle and Frank Robinson, the first black manager in baseball history, into their Hall of Fame this summer.

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Decisions at top of 2013 draft still affecting NHL

The second-guessing came immediately after the Colorado Avalanche picked center Nathan MacKinnon first and the Florida Panthers selected center Aleksander Barkov second in the 2013 draft. Blue-chip defenseman Seth Jones was considered the top prospect by many scouts, and winger Jonathan Drouin was coming off a 100-point season in juniors.

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Murray, Soares capture Australian Open men's doubles title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jamie Murray is leaving Melbourne with one Australian Open trophy for his family after capturing the men's doubles title with partner Bruno Soares in a match ending early Sunday morning.

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Ward, Stewart vow to return from injuries for Super Bowl

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — T.J. Ward's Super Bowl guarantee doesn't exactly possess the same sort of sizzle as Joe Namath once promising — and delivering — a win.

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