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ACC cherishes exposure of Thursday Night Lights

Atlantic Coast Conference football has enjoyed a long run in the starring role on Thursday Night Lights.

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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

In this Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Cut by Seattle in April 2011, Petit was left sitting in his Miami home, waiting for a call from any major league team. No one called. Now, Petit has blossomed into a key pitch for the Giants in the World Series. (AP Photo/Don Boomer, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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No SEC Surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked 1-2

Kentucky's Aaron Harrison answers a question during a news conference at the Southeastern Conference NCAA men's college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference’s Final Four teams were picked to finish 1-2 in the league again this season with star-filled Kentucky chosen just ahead of defending champion Florida.

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Florida to start QB Treon Harris against Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — With his job on the line, Florida coach Will Muschamp is turning to freshman quarterback Treon Harris.

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Lawyer: No charges against Pounceys in club fight

MIAMI (AP) — The attorney for NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey says no charges will filed against the twin brothers stemming from a July altercation at a Miami Beach nightclub.

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