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Fitzgerald: Union push unified Northwestern

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald talks to the media during the Big Ten football media days Monday July 28, 2014, Sports Time Schedule/Planner     

CHICAGO (AP) — No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats.

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Jaguars’ WR woes offer Lee, Robinson more chances

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee (11) drops a pass during NFL football training camp in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday, July 25, 2014.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Blackmon is probably gone for good. Ace Sanders is suspended the first four games of the season. And Cecil Shorts III is hurt once again.

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Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

Costumed characters walk outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival.

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Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

Costumed characters walk outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

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Italian FA candidate criticized for racist comment

ROME (AP) — A leading candidate for Italian football federation president is facing fierce criticism and calls to step aside following a racist comment.

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