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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

In this Aug. 4, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon rests during practice at the NFL football team's training campin Berea, Ohio. Gordon says the only place he can find peace is on the football field. His time there could be running short. The Browns' star receiver is awaiting word from the NFL on whether he'll be suspended for all or part of the season for violating the league's substance-abuse program. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

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Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon.

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13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success

In this Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 photo, Isabella Rose Taylor, 13, poses with her art work and clothing designs at her home, in Austin, Texas. Her fashion line is debuting at Nordstrom stores and she’s set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week. Taylor said she created a fall line with a “street grunge vibe” and “modern hippie” inspiration. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor — a painter since she was 3 — took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she’s set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week.

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Video games come of age as spectator sport

This frame grab taken from Twitch.tv shows two gamers competing and a streaming chat, at right, as visitors to the online network watch the two gamers go head-to-head. Twitch's 55 million monthly users viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on the service in July 2014, making Twitch.tv one of the world's biggest sources of Internet traffic. (AP Photo/Twitch.tv)

NEW YORK (AP) — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play “Pac-Man.” And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like “Street Fighter II” and “Super Mario Bros.”

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College football begins with low-key opening game

Alabama head coach Nick Saban tracks his defensive backs during Alabama football practice, Tuesday, Aug.26, 2014, at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUT   Mandatory Credit

ATLANTA (AP) — Welcome back, college football!

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