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UNC spending nearly $800k on public relations firm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina is spending nearly $800,000 with a public relations firm as it deals with the results of an investigation of academic and athletic problems at the Chapel Hill school.

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Matt Williams headlines Nevada baseball dinner

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has agreed to be the featured speaker at an annual fundraiser for the University of Nevada baseball team in January.

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Polish weightlifter Dolega suspended for doping

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish weightlifting federation says it has suspended three-time world champion Marcin Dolega for doping, ruling him out of next month’s world championships.

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Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Taiwan lead

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park birdied five of the last seven holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.

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PSG back on Marseille’s heels in French league

Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac, right, in action with Lyon's Milan Bisevac, left, during their French League One soccer match at Gerland stadium, in Lyon, central France, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

PARIS (AP) — After two consecutive losses in the space of four days, the joy in Marseille has given way to uncertainty about whether the team is really up for a title push.

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