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In this Tuesday, June 18, 2019 photo, WBA super featherweight champion Andrew Cancio speaks to reporters at the Westside Boxing Club in Los Angeles. Cancio is a boxing champion who also works for the Southern California Gas Company, and he plans to keep his day job even after his lucrative rematch with Alberto Machado in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)
June 20, 2019 - 4:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Cancio gets up around 4 a.m. every weekday and goes for a pre-dawn run near his home in Oxnard. He drives 30 minutes to Simi Valley, changes into his uniform and starts his shift as a technician for the Southern California Gas Company at 6:30 a.m. Cancio finishes work at 3...
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IOC President Thomas Bach, center, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, meet local children at a baseball stadium in Fukushima, northeastern Japan, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Bach and Abe made a quick trip Saturday, to the region northeast of Tokyo that was devastated by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami that destroyed three nuclear reactors.(Kyodo News via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 5:55 am
FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a quick trip Saturday to the region northeast of Tokyo that was devastated by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami that destroyed three nuclear reactors. The Fukushima region will hold baseball and softball games...
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Buffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula arrives for the NFL football fall meetings in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 17, 2018 - 6:52 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With a laugh, Kim Pegula's competitive nature kicked in when the subject of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Hayley Wickenheiser was broached. Impressed as the Sabres president was by the gender-breaking move in August, Pegula's first reaction was wondering how Buffalo's cross-...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, a taxi passes by a building with an image of emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha, Qatar. Amnesty International is accusing a contractor involved in building a stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup of not paying its workers. The rights group released a report Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, that alleges engineering firm Mercury MENA owes thousands of dollars of wages to workers from countries where most live on less than $2 a day. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
September 26, 2018 - 7:26 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A contractor involved in building infrastructure around the marquee stadium for Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup did not pay its workers, leaving them stranded thousands of miles from home, according to a report released Wednesday. Mercury MENA, an...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 file photo, Calgary Flames owners group members Murray Edwards, left, and Clay Riddell, listen as newly-named Calgary Flames President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke is annouced in Calgary, Alberta. Clay Riddell, the billionaire oilman and co-owner of the NHL's Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81. The Flames and Paramount Resources confirmed his death Sunday, with the oil and natural gas company saying he died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 16, 2018 - 10:56 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Clay Riddell, the billionaire oilman and co-owner of the NHL's Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81. The Flames and Paramount Resources confirmed his death Sunday, with the oil and natural gas company saying he died Saturday. "We mourn the passing of a great man of industry,...
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Boston Celtic point guard Kyrie Irving gestures his thanks to a group of students from Little Eagle, S.D. after they gave him a quilt during a naming ceremony in his honor, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at the Prairie Knights Casino north of Fort Yates, N.D. on the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation. Seated next to Irving is his older sister, Asia Irving. Irving's mother, Elizabeth Larson, was an enrolled member of the tribe before being adopted as a youngster. Irving was named Little Mountain by the tribe.(Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 10:08 am
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — Standing on a bison pelt, Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving was smudged with sacred grasses, presented with traditional quilts and eagle feathers and given a Lakota name that means "Little Mountain" as he was welcomed Thursday into his mother's Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The...
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In this photo taken on Friday, June 29, 2018, tourists and soccer fans walk in the State Shop, GUM, decorated with giant soccer balls during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. The World Cup is sending business surging across the 11 Russian cities hosting soccer’s biggest show. Bars, taxi services, dumpling sellers and nesting doll vendors are among those benefiting. The Russian president was counting on just such a boost after U.S. and European sanctions and low oil prices sank the country into recession. But experts warn the boon won’t last long without deeper economic reforms. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
June 30, 2018 - 7:25 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow's beer kegs are emptying fast and demand for Vladimir Putin T-shirts is overwhelming St. Petersburg street vendors as the World Cup sends business surging across the 11 Russian cities hosting soccer's biggest show. The Russian president was counting on just such a boost after U...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the 2018 soccer World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow. Vladimir Putin’s Russia was always going to be a controversial host, but few could have imagined the situation that greets the 2018 World Cup. The annexation of Crimea, alleged U.S. election interference, the war in Syria and a poisoned spy in Britain are just a few of the storms surrounding the Kremlin before Putin officially declares the tournament open June 14. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
June 09, 2018 - 9:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The 2018 World Cup has cost Russia billions of dollars to stage and will make FIFA hundreds of millions in profit. Still, the big numbers that are routine for major sports events are unlikely to set World Cup records. Russia's official budget of 678 billion rubles ($11.6 billion)...
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June 05, 2018 - 12:37 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of two people charged with misdemeanors for unfurling a banner protesting the Dakota Access pipeline from the rafters of U.S. Bank Stadium during a Minnesota Vikings game has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Thirty-four-year-old Karl Zimmermann Mayo, of Minneapolis, entered...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the 2018 soccer World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow. Vladimir Putin’s Russia was always going to be a controversial host, but few could have imagined the situation that greets the 2018 World Cup. The annexation of Crimea, alleged U.S. election interference, the war in Syria and a poisoned spy in Britain are just a few of the storms surrounding the Kremlin before Putin officially declares the tournament open June 14. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
June 05, 2018 - 7:56 am
GENEVA (AP) — The 2018 World Cup has cost Russia billions of dollars to stage and will make FIFA hundreds of millions in profit. Still, the big numbers that are routine for major sports events are unlikely to set World Cup records. Russia's official budget of 678 billion rubles ($11.6 billion)...
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