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FSU, Miami picked to win ACC divisions

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Defending national champion Florida State and Miami are the favorites to win their Atlantic Coast Conference divisions.

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Jameis Winston: ‘I learned from my mistakes’

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) — Jameis Winston would rather look to the season ahead as the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback for reigning national champion Florida State. He also knows he has to answer questions about his off-field conduct.

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ACC riding wave of buzz from FSU’s title, Winston

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It’s been awhile since the Atlantic Coast Conference entered a season with this much buzz.

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Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

In this Feb. 6, 2008 photo, a smokestack of an old R.J. Reynolds Tobacco plant frames the Reynolds American building in Winston-Salem, N.C., A Florida jury has slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by Cynthia Robinson, the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.  The damages the jury awarded to Robinson on Friday, July 18, 2014, after a four-week trial come in addition to $16.8 million in compensatory damages.  (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Hossler has two-stroke lead in Southern Amateur

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Beau Hossler made an eagle on the ninth hole Friday and finished at 8-under 208 for sole possession of the lead heading into the final round of the 108th Southern Amateur.

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