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Nebraska fires AD Eichorst

Getty Images(LINCOLN, NE) — The University of Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, the school announced Thursday. In a statement, university chancellor Ronnie Green said “”Our fans and our student-athletes deserve leadership that drives the highest levels of competitiveness, as well as excellence across all facets of Husker athletics” and that Eichorst’s “efforts have not translated into on-field performance.” …

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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/20/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUETampa Bay 8, Chicago Cubs 1 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 11, Minnesota 3Oakland 3, Detroit 2Boston 9, Baltimore 0Kansas City 15, Toronto 5Houston 4, Chicago White Sox 3Cleveland 6, L.A. Angels 5Texas 8, Seattle 6 NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 9, N.Y. Mets 2San Francisco 4, Colorado 0Pittsburgh 6, Milwaukee 4Philadelphia 7, L.A. Dodgers …

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Young girl hit by foul ball at Yankee Stadium

Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A young girl was struck by a line drive foul ball at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, during the game between the New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins. The girl was taken to a nearby hospital where there was no update on her condition provided. The child was attending the game with her …

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Sam Bradford's knee injury not caused by contact

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Fresh off one of the best games of his career, Minnesota Vikings quarterback missed his team’s Week Two game against the Pittsburgh Steelers this week because of a left knee injury. Bradford said Thursday that the injury wasn’t caused by a hit or any other contact play. “I felt it when it …

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Division II college football player dies from injuries suffered in Saturday game

33ft/iStock/Thinkstock(WICHITA FALLS, Texas) — A Division II college football player died on Tuesday from injuries suffered in a game this weekend. Cornerback Robert Grays, a sophomore at Midwestern State University, was injured making a tackle in his team’s game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday. An athletics department spokesman told ESPN that Grays had been hospitalized in Wichita Falls on Saturday …

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Wheaton College football players face felony charges in alleged brutal assault

BananaStock/Thinkstock(WHEATON, Ill.) — Five football players from Wheaton College — a Christian school in Illinois — are facing felony charges for allegedly assaulting another student last year. The alleged incident happened in March 2016 in Wheaton, about 25 miles west of Chicago, during which the alleged victim claims he was taken forcefully out of his dorm room, restrained against his …

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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/19/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and highlights: INTERLEAGUEChi Cubs 2, Tampa Bay 1 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 5, Minnesota 2Boston 1, Baltimore 0; 11 InningsToronto 5, Kansas City 2Oakland 9, Detroit 8Houston 3, Chi White Sox 1Cleveland 6, L.A. Angels 3Texas 3, Seattle 1 NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 1, Pittsburgh 0Philadelphia 6, L.A. Dodgers 2Miami 5; N.Y. Mets 4; 10 …

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