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Jurors get case of Eastern Michigan player slaying

In this Thursday, July 24, 2014, file photo, Assistant Washtenaw County Public Defender Lorne Brown, left, talks to his client, Ed Thomas during Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich. A jury on Monday, July 28, 2014, acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed. The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict in the trial of Ed Thomas, 21, one of two men charged in the slaying of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Fitzgerald: Union push unified Northwestern

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald talks to the media during the Big Ten football media days Monday July 28, 2014, Sports Time Schedule/Planner     

CHICAGO (AP) — No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats.

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Eastern Kentucky returns with a new-look defense

Eastern Kentucky coach Dean Hood has revamped the Colonels’ defense in hopes of containing OVC opponents’ spread offenses.

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Brown still devising new schemes at Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech coach Watson Brown is known for his offensive innovation, and he has some plans to use Darian Stone in a new hybrid “QW” quarterback-wing position.

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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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