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‘Los Jets’: a Latino soccer team, Southern town

This photo provided by NUVOtv shows,  from left, Darwin Ramirez, Martin Carrillo, Daniel Estrada, Jonathan Lopez, and Cirilo Rangel, members of a soccer team from Jordan Matthews High School, in a scene from a 6-part TV docu series, "Los Jets," which premieres on July 16, 2014, on NUVOtv. (AP Photo/Courtesy NUVOtv)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Journalist Paul Cuadros traveled to North Carolina in 1999 seeking to report on immigrant poultry industry workers in the South. He stayed as a high school soccer coach who saw the sports program become a boost for its Latino players and a bridge between people.

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UNC’s Cunningham: school working to ‘move forward’

This Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, shows Bubba Cunningham smiling during a news conference after being introduced as the new athletic director at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Things just have not gotten easier for Cunningham. The school again spent the past year dealing with off-field issues, from the eligibility of a top basketball player to a long-running academic scandal and now a reopened NCAA investigation. On the field, the Tar Heels failed to win an Atlantic Coast Conference championship for the first time.  (AP Photo/News & Observer, Shawn Rocco, File)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Things just have not gotten easier for North Carolina and athletic director Bubba Cunningham.

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