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Judge denies McClain’s request to delay trial

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has denied a motion from Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain to delay his trial because of training camp.

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Sun Belt commissioner expresses faith in ‘Power-5′

Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson talks during the Sun Belt media day in New Orleans, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference’s 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.

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Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins (14) is tended to by trainer Bud Carpenter during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. Watkins returned to the field. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said Monday.

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SIAC championship game moving to Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is moving its football championship game to Montgomery.

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Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

FILE -This undated file photo provided by the Westchester County District Attorney’s office shows Lacey Spears, who was indicted June 17, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., on charges of depraved murder and manslaughter in the death of her son, 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears, whose sodium levels rose to dangerous levels with no medical explanation. Experts say the case of Spears appears to be an example of how social media feed into the disorder known as Munchausen by proxy, in which caretakers harm children and then bask in the attention. (AP Photo/Westchester County District Attorney, File)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.

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