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9 FSU players picked to preseason all-ACC team

Florida State's Jameis Winston answers a question during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football kickoff in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston is one of nine Florida State players on the preseason all-Atlantic Coast Conference team.

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Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands

Ukrainian honor guards lift up a coffin, holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, to load it onto a Dutch cargo plane in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the country prepares for the arrival of the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. (AP Photo/ Sergei Chuzavkov)

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.

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Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended 4 games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drugs policy.

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Dominant 4th quarter leads Mystics past Sun 89-75

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Mystics may have needed a reminder on how to find their own arena. They didn’t need to remember how to defeat coach Mike Thibault’s former team.

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Bears set sights on playoffs after busy offseason

In this June 17, 2014, file photo, Chicago Bears' defensive end Jared Allen (69) rushes quarterback Jay Cutler during NFLfootball minicamp in Lake Forest, Ill. It was far from a quiet offseason for the Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise. Allen, 32, is the centerpiece of the makeover, the prized signing in free agency. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — It was far from a quiet offseason for the Chicago Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise.

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