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Players file lawsuit in Canada over World Cup turf

In this Sept. 13, 2014, file photo United States' forward Abby Wambach (20) walks off the field following an international friendly game with Mexico, in Sandy, Utah. A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf. The players, led by U.S. women's national team forward Abby Wambach, filed Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014,  in the human rights tribunal of Ontario next week, attorney Hampton Dellinger said.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Dissatisfied with the response of soccer’s governing body, American soccer star Abby Wambach and a group of elite national players made good on their promise to bring legal action over plans to play the 2015 Women’s World Cup on artificial turf.

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Queen of Soul says new covers album feels fresh

Aretha Franklin, left, and Clive Davis attend the 92Y Presents Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis In Conversation at the 92nd St. Y on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin says her new album brings out an excitement she hasn’t felt since 1982 and the music feels as good as Marvin Gaye’s seminal “What’s Going On?” album.

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‘Real Housewives’ couple face sentencing for fraud

In this July 30, 2013 file photo, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, 43, left, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, 41, of Montville Township, N.J., walk out of Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse after an appearance in Newark, N.J. Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday Oct. 2, 2014 on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The married stars of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” are due for a dose of unscripted reality.

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Guilty plea set in $7.5 million Miami Heat fraud

In this April 15, 2013, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Alonzo Gee, left, tries to knock the ball away from Miami Heat's Rashard Lewis in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. A guilty plea is expected in the case of Haider Zafar, charged with a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving Lewis and two former Miami Heat players. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man preparing to plead guilty in a multimillion-dollar scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself wants to take responsibility for his actions and move on.

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Teen football player dies after injury during game

ELWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island.

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