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Owners have grand plans for new MLS club in LA

Major League Soccer announces the details of the league's plan to launch a second team in the Los Angeles area after shutting down Chivas USA, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Flanking MLS commissioner Don Garber, second from right, are members of the ownership group Tom Penn, Peter Guber and Henry Nguyen, right. The new team, the Los Angeles Football Club, will begin play in 2017 with strong owners and plans for a soccer-specific stadium. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Henry Nguyen and Peter Guber envision their new Major League Soccer team taking the field somewhere in the Los Angeles area in early 2017 in a sparkling new stadium filled with roaring fans.

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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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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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