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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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LeBron set for Cavs season opener with closure

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots during practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. It will be a night unlike any in Cleveland sports history as LeBron James returns to play his first NBA regular-season game for the Cavaliers in four years. Any bitterness toward James has been replaced with forgiveness by a city thirsting for a championship. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — This will be a season opener unlike any other — one that also brings closure.

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Developers say work to begin on Vegas Strip arena

Former NBA player Jackie Robinson, center, smiles during an event to announce the construction of the All Net Resort & Arena Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. Developers have announced that they will construct a privately-funded sports arena and resort backed by former NBA player Jackie Robinson. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers said Wednesday they’re starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former waterpark site on the Las Vegas Strip.

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NBPA director announces union management changes

NEW YORK (AP) — NBPA executive director Michele Roberts has started setting up the players union’s senior management with her first appointments, a group that includes a former president of the NFL Players Association.

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NFL-backed study: $255M boost to UK from franchise

In this handout image made available by NFL UK, the teams run onto the field before the NFL football game between Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.  (AP Photo/Nicky Hayes, NFL UK)

LONDON (AP) — An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a study released Wednesday.

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