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Suffolk Downs notifies workers it will close

BOSTON (AP) — Suffolk Downs, New England’s only thoroughbred horse racing track, has told its workers it will close by year’s end because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license.

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A look at key developments in NFL controversies

In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.

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Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stands on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Minneapolis.  After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Vikings have reversed course and placed star  Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, the team announced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

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Report: NFL racial hiring up, women hires lagging

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The NFL set an all-time high for its racial hiring practices, yet continues to struggle with diversity in gender hiring at the team level.

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Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Clemson players huddle before NCAA college football practice at their team's indoor facilityin Clemson, S.C. During the past 18 months, half the Atlantic Coast Conference  schools have either begun or completed major projects to upgrade their football facilities.  Clemson opened the new indoor practice facilities in 2013.(AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer, File) THE GREENVILLE NEWS OUT, SENECA NEWS OUT

There’s a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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