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Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE

BOSTON (AP) — Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, the late NFL and Super Bowl MVP who is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has been diagnosed with the brain disease CTE, Boston University researchers said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 February 2016

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OSU looks to be No. 1 ... in recruiting

COLUMBUS — The race for No. 1 is on.

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Signing day gets coaches very hungry

GRAND RAPIDS — It has been nine long, cold winters since I last visited with Elroy “Toe” Tagg. You might be surprised — even shocked — to learn he’s still the head football coach at Grand Rapids A&M, just a short drive southwest of Toledo along the tranquil shores of the Maumee.

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Roller derby advocates press for the right to hit in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Young women named Hard Dash, Kill Any and Betty B. Tough are putting the squeeze on Maine lawmakers to make it easier for them to expand the sport of roller derby.

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Newton wants black QB issue put away for good

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cam Newton wants any discussion of black quarterbacks in a Super Bowl put away.

For good.

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McDavid scores in return, Oilers beat Jackets 5-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid's highlight-reel goal Tuesday night was eerily similar to the play that cracked his clavicle nearly three months ago.

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'What If' moments that defined Super Bowl legacies

Imagine a world where the name Scott Norwood evokes awe in Buffalo, not "aww, dude."

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From O'Brien to Vinatieri, Super Bowl's most crucial kicks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the Super Bowl comes down to the kicker, all eyes are on the smallest, least athletic guy on the field.

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