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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Jeremy Sledge knocked down three 3-pointers en route to 23 points as Division II's Fort Valley State defeated Alcorn State 86-78 Monday.

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ATLANTA (AP) Catcher Gerald Laird will get $3 million for his two-year deal with the Atlanta Braves, and could earn up to $750,000 in performance bonuses if he plays more than expected.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Walt Lemon Jr. scored 19 points and Tyshon Pickett had 18 points and 10 rebounds, leading unbeaten Bradley to a 79-72 victory over IUPUI on Saturday night.

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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Rakeem Sims and Tommy Gooden combined for 216 yards and three touchdowns as Jackson State defeated Alcorn State 37-11 Saturday in the season finale for both teams.

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ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.

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