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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, Central Catholic players present Tyler Trent, foreground, with a check to benefit Riley Children's Hospital before meeting Lafayette Jeff in a high school volleyball game in Lafayette, Ind. A memorial gate leading to the student section entrance of Purdue University's football stadium will be built to honor Trent, the school's superfan and cancer activist who died in January. (John Terhune/Journal & Courier via AP, File)
March 27, 2019 - 12:55 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A memorial gate leading to the student section entrance of Purdue University's football stadium will be built to honor Tyler Trent, the school's superfan and cancer activist who died in January. University President Mitch Daniels announced plans Wednesday for the...
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February 13, 2019 - 9:15 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has abandoned talks to persuade the Washington Redskins to build its next stadium on a Maryland site currently owned by the federal government. Spokeswoman Amelia Chasse told news outlets Tuesday that Hogan will proceed with acquiring state control of the 300-...
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium is lit up ahead of Sunday's NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
February 03, 2019 - 3:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times EST): 3:15 p.m. Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke got off to a losing start to Super Bowl Sunday. Arsenal, the London soccer team owned by Kroenke since 2011, lost 3-1 at Manchester City in the Premier League. The defeat could prove costly...
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium is lit up ahead of Sunday's NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
February 03, 2019 - 2:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times EST): 2:45 p.m. The NFL has announced plans for Mercedes-Benz Stadium's retractable roof to be open for the pregame show, including a flyover by the Air Force Thunderbirds, and then closed for the game. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says the...
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Kyle Williams, right, and his son Grant, 8, of Monroe, Ga., watch a video while waiting in line to see the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the NFL Experience ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 31, 2019 - 4:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl 53 (all times EST): 4 p.m. As chairman of the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee, Rodney Barreto is eager to show the NFL what it has been missing. Next year the game will be played in Miami for the first time since 2010, and Barreto predicts visitors are "going...
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FILe - In this April 7, 2018, file photo, fans look over the construction site of the new Texas Rangers ballpark from Globe Life Field prior to a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Arlington, Texas. The new ballpark. which is expected to open in 2020, will use specially designed synthetic playing surface rather than grass in their new retractable-roof stadium. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
January 31, 2019 - 1:23 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers will use specially designed synthetic playing surface rather than grass in their new retractable-roof stadium that opens in 2020. Texas' decision will make the Rangers the fourth of the 30 major league teams to use artificial turf. Toronto's Rogers Centre,...
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January 31, 2019 - 1:14 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers will use specially designed synthetic playing surface rather than grass in their new retractable-roof stadium that opens in 2020. Texas' decision will make it the fourth of the 30 major league teams to use artificial turf. Toronto's Rogers Centre and Tampa...
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January 23, 2019 - 9:04 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday night approved a $230 million renovation plan for their downtown arena that will keep the NBA's Phoenix Suns in the city until at least 2037 with an option to extend it to 2042. The plan was approved by a 6-2 vote after more than three hours of...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) celebrates in the locker room after overtime of the NFL football NFC championship game, against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in New Orleans. The Rams won 26-23. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 21, 2019 - 11:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will play four games in London next season but did not say which would be at Tottenham's delayed new stadium and which would be at Wembley. The league also said Monday one game will be in Mexico City — Kansas City vs. the Los Angeles Chargers at Azteca Stadium, which hosted...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) celebrates in the locker room after overtime of the NFL football NFC championship game, against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in New Orleans. The Rams won 26-23. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 21, 2019 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will play four games in London next season but did not say which would be at Tottenham's delayed new stadium and which would be at Wembley. The league also said Monday one game will be in Mexico City — Kansas City vs. the Los Angeles Chargers at Azteca Stadium, which hosted...
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