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Nebraska Chancellor Ronnie Green, left, and President Hank Bounds participate in a news conference to announce the firing of Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst, in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Nebraska fires athletic director after 5 yearsNebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, abruptly ending a five-year tenure and citing a failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
NBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techsNBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land this season
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Philadelphia Phillies' Mark Leiter Jr. pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Dodgers clinch tie for NL West, end skid, top Phillies 5-4Pinch-hitter Andre Ethier and Curtis Granderson homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a tie for the NL West title, ending a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
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