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August 17, 2018 - 6:14 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado will allow alcohol sales in the general concourse areas at Folsom Field for the first time in more than two decades. The university said Friday that after a four-year trial of limited beer and wine sales through "beer gardens," the sales will be extended to the...
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August 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin sports talk radio host had a good reason when listeners heard dead air this week: He'd just been struck by lightning. Bill Michaels was hit Thursday in Eau Claire as he hosted his show from the patio of a golf club as thunderstorms moved in. Michaels told the...
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August 17, 2018 - 4:53 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Olympic cycling gold medalist Marty Nothstein says an anonymous tip intended to foil his bid for a Pennsylvania congressional seat led to his leave from a world-class velodrome. The Morning Call newspaper reports a sexual-misconduct claim led to Nothstein's dismissal by the...
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FILE - At left, in a May 29, 2015, file photo, Kasey Kahne looks on during practice for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race in Dover, Del. At right, in a March 12, 2016, file photo, Elliott Sadler looks on from pit road during NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying in Avondale, Ariz. Kahne and Sadler, two of the more popular NASCAR drivers over the last two decades, are both stepping away from full-time racing at the end of the season. (AP Photo/File)
August 17, 2018 - 4:33 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Two more drivers are headed to the checkered flag of their NASCAR careers and the laps are winding down for a golden age of racing. Kasey Kahne and Elliott Sadler both said this will be their final season of racing full time as they become the latest two veterans to find they...
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August 17, 2018 - 2:41 pm
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on a plan to move the Pawtucket Red Sox from Rhode Island to Massachusetts (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Pawtucket Red Sox say they have signed a letter of intent to build a new ballpark in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Triple-A affiliate of the of the Boston...
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August 17, 2018 - 7:07 am
HAYDEN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say 12 people have been hospitalized, including three who were seriously injured, after a tent collapsed at a bank's shareholders' event. WBMA-TV ( https://bit.ly/2MRgc3T ) says about 400 people were under the tent Thursday night when it came crashing down, some...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is shown during their NFL training camp football practice in Flowery Branch, Ga. Quinn said he's had a spot "removed or checked on" in annual skin cancer checks during physical exams. He and some of his assistants normally wear long shirts under their T-shirts during practice _ despite the Georgia heat and humidity. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
August 17, 2018 - 5:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The toughest opponent for many NFL players and coaches during the blazing hot days of training camp sits far above the football field. The sun's powerful ultraviolet rays are a leading cause of skin cancer, and shade is rare at most practice sites. So, slathered-on sunscreen, big...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 file photo SpaceX billionaire founder and chief executive, and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, is interviewed in New York. The billionaire's Boring Company tweeted Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, a proposal for autonomous, zero-emissions electric sleds that would run through a tunnel between the Dodger Stadium and a location in the city's Hollywood area. A proposal to build a gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium was announced in April. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 16, 2018 - 3:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Traffic-weary baseball fans could someday travel to and from Dodger Stadium on a public transportation system underneath Los Angeles — if Elon Musk's latest bold plan comes to fruition. The billionaire's Boring Company tweeted a proposal Wednesday for autonomous, zero-emissions...
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August 16, 2018 - 11:26 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials are investigating Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s. The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights will...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago. The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired. McNair collapsed during a preseason conditioning drill May 29 and died two weeks later. Durkin was placed on administrative leave Saturday, Aug. 11, after ESPN reported that coaches had been bullying the players. (AP Photo/Annie Rice, File)
August 16, 2018 - 10:39 am
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired. McNair collapsed during a preseason conditioning drill May 29 and died two weeks later. Durkin was placed on administrative leave Saturday after ESPN...
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