He's out: Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan on Sunday during the team's loss to the New York Giants. He was fired on Monday. Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images hide caption

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Part of the special design to be worn by Northwestern University football players on Nov. 16. Facebook.com/UnderArmourFootball hide caption

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Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman L.C. Greenwood waving to fans in 2006. He died Sunday at the age of 67. Stephen M. Gross /UPI /Landov hide caption

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The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday night, 41-30 — and then celebrated by playing some polka. Here, the Irish's Chris Brown is tackled by Michigan's Delonte Hollowell after making a catch. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis Discusses ESPN's Decision On 'All Things Considered'

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Big Night For Big Men In Round 1 Of NFL Draft

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Oklahoma quarterback Steve Davis, left, and coach Barry Switzer celebrate the team's No. 1 ranking after the Orange Bowl in 1976. Davis, 60, died Sunday in the crash of a small plane. Switzer called Davis a "great role model for young people." /AP hide caption

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The brain of former NFL star Junior Seau, who committed suicide last year, showed signs of the kind of neurodegenerative disease associated with repetitive head trauma. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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