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Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges.

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Prep football star to return to court this month

Jayru Campbell stands with his attorney Walter Pookrum, during his arraignment at Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.  Campbell, a 17-year-old Detroit prep football star, is accused of assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school is due back in court later this month. Campbell made a brief court appearance Tuesday morning on a probation violation case. A not guilty plea was entered. The judge set a hearing Sept. 26.  (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

DETROIT (AP) — A 17-year-old Detroit prep football star accused of assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school is due back in court later this month.

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Amusement park won’t rename coaster ‘King James’

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar.

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have stayed suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the legal system.

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FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.

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