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Rabe, Wolcott, Bidart among winners of PEN awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright David Rabe, journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year’s winners of awards given out by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization.

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Sanders helping to work with Heads Up Football

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Barry Sanders and Randy Gradishar have joined the growing list of former NFL players who want to promote USA Football’s safety program, Heads Up Football.

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Usain Bolt annoyed by claim he criticized Glasgow

Double Olympic champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica, centre, watches the women's pool A netball match between Jamaica and New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday, July, 30, 2014.  Bolt is the center of attention at the Commonwealth Games after mingling with British royalty on Tuesday and being quoted in a British National newspaper saying that he was “not really” having fun in Glasgow although Bolt scrambled Wednesday to deny he made a derogatory comment about the “Friendly Games.”  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt is causing a stir at the Commonwealth Games.

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Russia ready to incorporate Crimean football clubs

MOSCOW (AP) — Football clubs in the Crimea region annexed by Russia could play in the Russian leagues this season, the Russian Football Union president Nikolai Tolstykh said on Wednesday.

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Man charged with killing referee faces key hearing

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch faces a key hearing on a second-degree murder charge.

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