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Dick Advocaat introduced as Serbia soccer coach

Newly-appointed Serbian national soccer team coach Dick Advocaat poses for photographers with a  Serbian jersey  during a press conference in Stara Pazova, Serbia, Monday, July 28, 2014. Advocaat signed a two-year contract with Serbia and has the mandate to lead them to the 2016 European Championship in France. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

STARA PAZOVA, Serbia (AP) — Dick Advocaat, who has coached the Netherlands and South Korea at World Cups, is Serbia’s new soccer coach.

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Neb’s Abdullah, Gregory named B10 Players to Watch

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A media panel has selected running back Ameer Abdullah and defensive end Randy Gregory of Nebraska to the Big Ten Players to Watch list for this season.

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Tips on public lands hunting

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When it comes to public hunting land, Mississippians have a lot to choose from. National forests, state wildlife management areas, national wildlife refuges and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lands offer free or low-cost hunting opportunities within a short driving distance for many.

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This Date In Baseball

1908 — Rube Waddell struck out 16, sending the St. Louis Browns past the Philadelphia A’s 5-4.

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Plans proceeding for McNeese basketball arena

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — McNeese State University Athletic Director Bruce Hemphill says McNeese’s plans for building an on-campus basketball arena are “moving forward quickly.”

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