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By: Borger News Herald  09-12-2011
Keywords: football

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Kansas looked unbeatable early and flustered in the middle before securing a hard-earned victory in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational.

Duke's perfect run in Maui continues. The Devils defeated Michigan 82-75 to improve to 14-0 at the tournament all-time. Duke will take on undefeated Kansas in Wednesday's final.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- All season Stanford coach David Shaw has kept quiet about the Bowl Championship Series rankings and tried to keep the focus on his team's upcoming opponent.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) For one night, Reggie Bullock stopped thinking so much about his shot and just let the ball fly. Roy Williams and top-ranked North Carolina couldn't have been happier with the results.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A coroner says a heart condition that was likely undiagnosed killed the Arkansas football player who was found dead in his dorm room over the weekend.

HONOLULU (AP) -- An anonymous letter to the University of Hawaii is raising allegations that football players are involved in a point-shaving scheme, and police are investigating.

Kansas' Thomas Robinson may not have had much experience as a starter entering 2011-12, but he's already playing like a longtime fixture of the starting five.

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Former coach Bill Parcells, running back Jerome Bettis and NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue are among 26 modern-era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers has been voted the National League's Most Valuable Player, it was announced Tuesday, in voting by the Baseball Writer's Association of America. Braun hit .332 with 33 home runs and 111 RBIs while helping lead the Brewers to their first division title since 1982.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball players and owners signed an agreement for a new labor contract Tuesday, a deal that starts blood testing on human growth hormone and expands the playoffs to 10 teams by 2013.

LONDON (AP) -- Roger Federer raced to one of his easiest wins over rival Rafael Nadal on Tuesday, routing the Spaniard 6-3, 6-0 to earn a semifinal berth at the ATP World Tour Finals.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Rich Rodriguez made his first public appearance as football coach at Arizona, standing at center court at McKale Center on Tuesday at a news conference interrupted frequently by applause from fans who were encouraged to attend.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- The Denver Broncos have waived quarterback Kyle Orton.

NEW YORK (AP) -- In the New York City spotlight, Jim Boeheim is not changing his stance on longtime assistant coach Bernie Fine.

NEW YORK -- Are you ready for some football? More prime-time football, that is?

Two controversial calls generated a lot of fan interest in Week 11. Peter King looks at the DeSean Jackson and Jermaine Gresham decisions plus touches on more subjects in his mailbag.

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