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September 6, 2013

Local sports briefs: Sept. 6, 2013

Hoosiers to add 7 to athletic Hall of Fame

BLOOMINGTON (AP) — Former Indiana University President William Lowe Bryan and current men’s soccer coach Todd Yeagley headline the Hoosier new Hall of Fame class.

School officials announced Thursday that seven new members will be inducted Oct. 5.

Bryan played baseball at Indiana in 1884, served as the school president in 1902-37 and is credited with pushing for the school’s admission into the Big Ten.

Yeagley played soccer for his Hall of Fame father, Jerry, and returned to coach the soccer team in 2010. He led Indiana to last year’s national title.

The other new inductees are 1968 Olympic swimmer Larry Barbiere, football All-American and men’s golf coach Bob Fitch, track All-American Mike Goodrich, 1994 national soccer player of the year Brian Maisonneuve, and Amy McGrath, who qualified for the 1980 Olympic team.

Injured football player moved to rehab center

FORT WAYNE (AP) — A family member says a northeastern Indiana high school football player is now at a rehabilitation center recovering from a head injury.

Columbia City senior running back and linebacker Sam Dailey was released Tuesday from Fort Wayne’s Lutheran Hospital, where he was in serious condition after being injured Aug. 23 in a game at Warsaw.

Neurosurgeon Jeffrey Kachmann has said Dailey suffered an acute head injury while trying to make a tackle, which caused a blood clot to form on his brain. The player had several surgeries to reduce swelling.

CBS acquires rights to Big East basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS Sports has struck a deal with Fox Sports to acquire to the rights to televise Big East basketball game from the 2013-14 season through 2018-19

In the first year of the deal, CBS will broadcast two games and CBS Sports Network will air 18.

Beginning with the 2014-15 season, CBS Sports will have the right to up to 30 men’s basketball games per year, with up to five on CBS.

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