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Panthers’ Newton stays positive amid obstacles

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton puts a towel on his head during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is staying positive — and productive — even though the obstacles seem to keep piling up in front of him.

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Twins decline $3.6M option on reliever Burton

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have declined their $3.6 million option for 2015 on reliever Jared Burton, who gets a $200,000 buyout and becomes eligible for free agency after the World Series.

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Spartans soar amid Michigan’s seasons-long slump

The defaced brass letter M is shown Wednesday morning Oct. 22, 2014 on the main pedestrian walkway at the University of Michigan Central Campus in Ann Arbor, Mich.  Such graffiti has traditionally been part of the week leading up to the game between Michigan and Michigan State football game. (AP Photo/The Michigan Daily, Alejandro Zúñiga)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Brady Hoke’s arrival at Michigan was supposed to signal a return to the program’s roots of power football and physicality.

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Jets’ Enunwa moving forward after charge dismissed

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets practice squad receiver Quincy Enunwa says he is happy to move forward after a domestic violence charge against him was conditionally dismissed in court last week.

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Self, Weber expected at Wayne McClain funeral

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self walks ahead of NBA basketball player Deron Williams, left, and Kansas assistant coach Jerrance Howard, at a celebration of life ceremony for coach Wayne McClain in Champaign on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. McClain was an assistant coach to both Self and Bruce Weber, head coach at Kansas State, when they were at Illinois.  McClain died on Oct. 15. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, John Dixon) MANDATORY CREDIT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — It seems no one knew that former University of Illinois assistant basketball coach Wayne McClain had cancer until just before he died last week. Not even his brother Terry.

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