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ACC showdown and All-America matchup in SEC

In this Nov. 16, 2013, file photo, Florida State quarterback Sean Maguire throws a pass during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Tallahassee, Fla.  Top-ranked Florida State will host No. 22 Clemson without Heisman-winning quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half after he was suspended Wednesday. That thrusts redshirt sophomore Sean Maguire into the first start of his career. Maguire was not a star recruit and has only thrown 21 passes in his career. Now he'll have to hold down the fort for the first 30 minutes of college football's marquee Saturday night game.  (AP Photo/Phil Sears, File)

An ACC showdown has an unlikely star, an SEC showdown has an enticing one-on-one matchup and East Carolina goes for two straight upsets.

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Your Top Plays for Today

A woman touches a wax figure of Chinese tennis player Li Na on display at the Madame Tussauds Museum in Beijing, China Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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NFL domestic violence: What’s next

Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest, Wednesday, Sept. 17,  2014 in Phoenix. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

The legal system doesn’t work on the NFL’s schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what’s next in each case:

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Copyright 5/8/2014 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 9/14/2014, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2014 The Nielsen Company.

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A glance at disputed passages in Three Cups of Tea

Colorado-based author Jon Krakauer gestures during an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Denver.  Three years ago, "60 Minutes" and  Krakauer alleged that Greg Mortenson, author of "Three Cups of Tea",  fabricated much of the book and mismanaged the charity he co-founded, Central Asia Institute. The Central Asia Institute lost most of its donors, with contributions plummeting from a high of about $22 million in 2010 to $2.7 million last year.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Greg Mortenson’s best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea” came under intense scrutiny after 60 Minutes, author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated. Here’s a look at some of those stories, what is being disputed and Mortenson’s response in a recent interview with The Associated Press:

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