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Parents of autistic NJ teen sue so he can play on

May 30th, 2013 10:00 am by Associated Press

The parents of an autistic teenager are suing New Jersey's high school sports governing body, saying his civil rights were violated when he was due a fifth year of eligibility.

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Conference commissioners won't be part of College Football Playoff selection committee

Conference commissioners won't be part of College Football Playoff selection committee

May 30th, 2013 4:40 am by SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer

The conference commissioners who put together the College Football Playoff will not be allowed to serve on the committee that selects the teams that will play in it.

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SEC coaches' jabs going the way of the wishbone?

SEC coaches' jabs going the way of the wishbone?

May 30th, 2013 2:40 am by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier fondly recalled one of his best jabs. "Citrus and UT, now that's original," he said Wednesday. Now, that kind of back-and-forth between SEC coaches could be headed the way of the wishbone.

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Eastside's Dean, Honaker's Kendrick toss one-hitters to advance

Eastside's Dean, Honaker's Kendrick toss one-hitters to advance

May 29th, 2013 11:30 pm by George Thwaites

Both of Region D’s former Division 2 powerhouses that dropped down this season did pretty much what was expected of them in Wednesday’s Division 1 regional semifinals.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Region D, Division 2 softball semifinals

May 29th, 2013 10:18 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Gate City's softball game against Wise Central and Union's game against John Battle on Wednesday.

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Krzyzewski: ACC should think big with 15 teams

Krzyzewski: ACC should think big with 15 teams

May 29th, 2013 6:36 pm by Associated Press

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski believes the new-look Atlantic Coast Conference could be the best basketball league in the country — and should act like it.

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Former Tennessee player backs up allegations against Hermann

Former Tennessee player backs up allegations against Hermann

May 29th, 2013 6:29 pm by Associated Press

A former Tennessee volleyball player has written a blog post backing up her teammates’ accusations that incoming Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann abused them verbally and emotionally during her coaching tenure in the 1990s.

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No training wheels for Tennessee's Jones at SEC meetings

No training wheels for Tennessee's Jones at SEC meetings

May 29th, 2013 2:23 pm by john adams, govolsxtra

Butch Jones attended his first SEC meeting Tuesday afternoon. But the Tennessee football coach didn’t sound like an SEC rookie.

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Former Vol Patterson has a lot of work to do as NFL rookie

Former Vol Patterson has a lot of work to do as NFL rookie

May 29th, 2013 2:19 pm by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writer

Cordarelle Patterson will be the first to say he's got a long way to go before he's ready to make a Randy Moss-level impact in Minnesota. He played only one full season of major college football at Tennessee.

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Wrestling, baseball-softball on IOC shortlist

Wrestling, baseball-softball on IOC shortlist

May 29th, 2013 1:57 pm by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Three months after being dropped from the 2020 Olympics, wrestling won a reprieve Wednesday and made the IOC shortlist for inclusion in the games. Also making the cut were squash and a combined baseball-softball bid.

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