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Auburn’s Pearl aims to bring in wins not just fans

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bruce Pearl has hobnobbed with the students, courted fans and generally been selling Auburn’s basketball program to anyone who would listen.

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UNC spending nearly $800k on public relations firm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina is spending nearly $800,000 with a public relations firm as it deals with the results of an investigation of academic and athletic problems at the Chapel Hill school.

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No. 24 Duke’s trip to Pitt headlines ACC’s Week 10

Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas (5) tries to evade Pittsburgh linebacker Anthony Gonzalez (28) in the first quarter of an NCAA football game, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 10 of the season:

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TCU, West Virginia Big 12 contenders in 3rd year

West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett (9) looks for a receiver in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. West Virginia won 34-10. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

A few things to watch during Week 10 in the Big 12 Conference:

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Utah’s Dres Anderson out for year with knee injury

In this Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, Utah wide receiver Dres Anderson (6) celebrates with quarterback Kendal Thompson, right, after defeating UCLA in an NCAA college football game in Pasadena, Calif. Dres Anderson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.The Utes announced the injury to their top receiver Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lost big-play wide receiver Dres Anderson to a season-ending knee injury, a significant blow for an offense that has sputtered at times.

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