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Former Eagles running back/returner Timmy Brown dies at 82

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Timmy Brown, a running back and kick returner who won an NFL championship with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1960, has died. He was 82. The Eagles announced Tuesday that Brown died on Saturday. “Timmy Brown was an all-time great Eagle and one of the most dynamic multipurpose players of his era. He overcame many obstacles in his ...

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Army coach Monken says players adapting to virus disruption

Army football coach Jeff Monken sees a teaching point in all the disruption caused by the novel coronavirus. “I think this is great training for Army officers, for our players, for all of our students,” he said on a teleconference Tuesday. “When our Army officers train themselves and they train their units and soldiers, they don’t often know what the ...

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Mississippi State AD ‘disappointed’ in Leach’s noose tweet

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Mike Leach is expected to participate in “listening sessions” with student and community groups and tour the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum after he tweeted an image of a noose last week. Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen released a statement Tuesday that said, “No matter the context, for many Americans the image of ...

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Players, managers intrigued by MLB’s all-Arizona option

Boston’s Chris Sale, out for the season following Tommy John surgery, thought about the prospect of his teammates sequestered in the Phoenix area for an extended period if Major League Baseball and its players adopt an all-Arizona start to the season. “I don’t know if I could look at my kids just through a screen for four or five months. ...

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Oklahoma State’s Gundy targets May 1 return to football

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said Tuesday he hopes to have his team return to its facilities on May 1, a proposed timetable that would defy federal social-distancing guidelines and was quickly disputed by the university and its athletic director. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended against gatherings of 50 or more people through May 11 to ...

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NBA matchups if league resumes season with postseason play

Resuming the NBA season with the start of the playoff is one option for the league. Most teams had about 15 games left to play in the regular-season schedules when play was halted on March 11, and not everyone had played the same amount of games. But in this unprecedented situation, games won’t resume until well beyond the originally scheduled ...

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