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Jurors get case of Eastern Michigan player slaying

In this Thursday, July 24, 2014, file photo, Assistant Washtenaw County Public Defender Lorne Brown, left, talks to his client, Ed Thomas during Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich. A jury on Monday, July 28, 2014, acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed. The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict in the trial of Ed Thomas, 21, one of two men charged in the slaying of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Recovered from illness, Serena ready for return

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed.

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Browns put on the pads, get physical in camp

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine watches the veterans take their conditioning test at the NFL football team's training camp in Berea, Ohio, Friday, July 25, 2014. (AP Photo)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Behind his stylish sunglasses, Browns first-year coach Mike Pettine stayed cool and showed little outward emotion on a day he had been looking forward to for months.

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Falcons rookie LB Shembo pushing for starting job

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo (53) works against Atlanta Falcons running back Josh Vaughan (30) during an NFL football training camp Monday, July 28, 2014, in Flowery Branch, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Falcons were given the unusual go-ahead to tackle to the ground on the first day of full pads in training camp, and even rookie Prince Shembo could see that players were too excited to finally be hitting.

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All tickets claimed for LeBron’s homecoming show

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James’ Ohio hometown says fans quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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