COL FB: Maryland 45, Virginia 33

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Lance Ball rushed for 163 rushing yards on 17 carries Saturday afternoon as Maryland knocked off No. 18 Virginia, 45-33.

COL FB: Virginia 38, Duke 7

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Marques Hagans threw four touchdown passes Saturday to lead the 19th-ranked Virginia Cavaliers to a 38-7 romp over the Duke Blue Devils.

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Ford may run a restructured Visteon

DETROIT, March 11 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. may take over restructured operations of ailing auto parts maker Visteon Corp., which it spun off in 2000, the Detroit News said.

American sprinter banned for life

DENVER, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- American sprinter Jerome Young was banned from competition for life Wednesday by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

COL FB: Virginia 51, Akron 0

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Wali Lundy ran for 142 yards and three touchdowns Saturday and Virginia held Akron to 84 total yards as the 12th-ranked Cavaliers swept to a 51-0 win.

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Olympic sprinter demands apology

LONDON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Olympic gold medal sprinter Darren Campbell has demanded an on-air BBC apology over comments made by former sprint champ Michael Johnson.

Singer Randy VanWarmer dies at 48

NASHVILLE, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Singer/songwriter Randy VanWarmer, who recorded the 1979 hit ballad "Just When I Needed You Most," died Monday in Seattle of leukemia. He was 48.

Bulldogs lose two for Capital One Bowl

ATHENS, Ga., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Two football players at the University of Georgia have been ruled ineligible for the team's Capital One bowl game Jan. 1 against Purdue.

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Georgia players sell championship rings

ATHENS, Ga., May 14 (UPI) -- Eight more Georgia football players were declared ineligible Wednesday after the school determined they sold their Southeastern Conference championship rings.

SEC Championship: Georgia 30, Ark. 3

ATLANTA, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Musa Smith ran for 106 yards and two touchdowns Saturday night as the fourth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs built a 23-point halftime lead and coasted to a 30-3 victor

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Michael Johnson
SEV99082701 - 27 AUGUST 1999 - SEVILLE, SPAIN - Michael Johnson positions his feet in the blocks shortly before the start of the 400m race at the World Championships in Seville, Spain, August 26. Johnson set a new world record at the games with a time of 43.18 secs. breaking the previous record by .11 secs. jr/Colombo Giancarlo/OMEGA UPI..

Michael Johnson (born May 9, 1984 in Austin, Texas) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Arizona.

He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions.

Johnson played in 21 games with 14 starts at Arizona after transferring from Tyler Junior College. Was credited with 107 tackles (75 solo) and had 5 interceptions, 5.5 tackles for losses, a forced fumble and 2 fumble recoveries. In 2006, started all 10 games in which he played at strong safety , he earned All-Pac 10 2nd-team honors and finished 5th on the team with 47 tackles (35 solo), including 1 stop for a 7-yard loss. He caused and recovered 1 fumble, deflected 4 passes and intercepted another.

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