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9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — University of North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt says the school has fired or begun disciplinary procedures against nine employees after an investigation of an academic fraud scandal dating back nearly two decades.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams did not hesitate when asked to describe her performance Wednesday, when she took her heaviest defeat since she was 16 years old.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Buckeyes believing in themselves going into Happy Valley

 

COLUMBUS — Who would have imagined following the first two games of the 2014 season that Ohio State would be right back in the college football playoff hunt a little more than a month later?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Rick Noland: Cavaliers have met the the preseason hype

Expectations surrounding the Cavaliers were so high it would have been virtually impossible for them to exceed them in the preseason, but let’s be honest: They’ve looked pretty darn good as they prepare for their exhibition finale tonight in Memphis.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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New-Look NBA: A player's perspective, Paul Pierce

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with veteran forward Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards tips off the series:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Scott Petrak: Bad loss to Jaguars doesn’t mean season is over

 

A modest two-game winning streak ended Sunday in Jacksonville.

The season didn’t.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended

 

PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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