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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players....

Offseason academies keep NFL players in shape

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- This past offseason, Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson could have made like a couple of college kids on spring break, sleeping `til noon and then hitting the beach....

Three-down LBs grow scarcer as pass plays increase

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Hall of Fame linebacker Andre Tippett had a simple answer for how often he left the field when the opponent had the ball....

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade....

AP Source: Phoenix has top coach, defensive player

Phoenix's Sandy Brondello is the WNBA's coach of the year and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year, said a person close to the situation....

Foles, offense sharp as Eagles beat Steelers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- This was more like last year's Eagles....

No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City....

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India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

NEW DELHI (AP) -- India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials said Friday....

Met Opera, remaining unions reach labor agreements

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Metropolitan Opera has reached labor agreements with the remaining unions that had expired contracts, averting the threat of a lockout with about a month to go before the season is scheduled to start....

Veteran music agent Peter Grosslight dead at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A longtime Los Angeles music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty and Journey has died....

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a Sept. 13 concert by Miley Cyrus on morality grounds....

Guide on TV's 'Wild West Alaska' pleads guilty

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A hunting guide who appears on Animal Planet's "Wild West Alaska" television show has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor hunting or guiding violations, what his attorney calls "paperwork violations."...

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

HAVANA (AP) -- The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island....

Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger

LONDON (AP) -- Jon Hamm, a St. Louis native, says he hopes "cooler heads prevail" in the Missouri city of Ferguson and "people come through it for the better."...

Mento performer Joseph 'Powda' Bennett dies at 76

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Jamaican folk musician Joseph Bennett, who played a rollicking genre of traditional dance music with the long-running Jolly Boys, has died in his Caribbean homeland. He was 76....

Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace....

Review: 'Sin City' dives back into a noir abyss

After being clonked over the head in 1944's "Murder, My Sweet," Raymond Chandler's immortal private eye Philip Marlowe wryly narrated the experience of being knocked out: "A black pool opened up at my feet. I jumped in."...

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