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Ole Miss hopes it's not Tiger Bait in Baton Rouge

It's midterm election time and football teams are campaigning in their own ways....

MetLife Stadium security a trendsetter

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail....

College player with brain tumor ready to play

CINCINNATI (AP) -- A clock above the court reminds everyone that it's only 5:58 a.m. Fifteen slow-moving women's basketball players at Division III Mount St. Joseph form a circle near one of the baskets and stretch quietly....

Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice....

Royals might need a rare pinch hit in Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Playing under American League rules with few reliable options on the bench this season, no manager had as little use for pinch hitters as Kansas City's Ned Yost....

PGA president refers to Poulter as 'lil girl'

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains....

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Punk icon Joan Jett savors rockin' role-model gig

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Can't stay at home, can't stay at school! Old folks say: `Ya poor little fool!'"...

P.D. James' riff on Jane Austen comes to TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actors generally are eager for work and a challenge, but Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin admit they were skittish about taking on the lead characters of "Pride and Prejudice."...

Britney Spears to get Vegas key, 'Britney Day'

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day....

Disney pens love letter to Japan with robot film

TOKYO (AP) -- Disney executives call their next film "a love letter to Japanese culture." No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's....

Review: Broadway's 'Disgraced' is raw, blistering

NEW YORK (AP) -- What does Miss Manners say about how to ensure dinner conversations remain polite? Never bring up politics or religion. Thankfully, playwright Ayad Akhtar minds her no heed....

Roz Chast wins $50,000 literary prize

NEW YORK (AP) -- Roz Chast is having a busy awards season....

Steinbeck heirs fight over control of movie rights

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- John Steinbeck's heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over movie deals for the late Nobel Prize-winning author's books....

Steinbeck heirs fight over control of movie rights

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- John Steinbeck's heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over possible movie deals for the late Nobel Prize-winning author's books....

Steinbeck heirs fight over control of movie rights

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- John Steinbeck's heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over possible movie deals for the late Nobel Prize-winning author's books....

New Mexico wants home of noted artist recognized

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Artist Luis Jimenez is credited with helping transform the definition of public art in the U.S. with his larger-than-life, debate-provoking fiberglass sculptures....

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