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AP Source: FIU hosting Miss Universe pageant

MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement says that the Miss Universe pageant is coming to South Florida this winter.

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Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday.

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Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter addresses the media during a baseball news conference, in this Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 file photo taken at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Jeter was one of the world’s most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he’s joining the media with a new website "The Players Tribune" devoted to delivering athletes “unfiltered” views to the fans. In a statement on the site that posted Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 Jeter said wants it to “transform how athletes and newsmakers share information, and bring fans closer than ever to the games they love.”(AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among the most media-savvy athletes on the planet, but he says it came through trial and error.

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Extra innings boost audience for AL wild-card game

Kansas City Royals' Christian Colon (24) and Erik Kratz celebrate after their 9-8 win in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

ATLANTA (AP) — Extra innings boosted viewership for the American League wild-card game.

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‘Good Lie’ actors’ past guides their performances

In this Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 photo, Ger Duany, Arnold Oceng, and Emmanuel Jal pose for a portrait during press day for "The Good Lie" at Le Montrose Hotel in Los Angeles. In the film, Jal portrays Paul, the quick-learning adult member of a surviving trio of adopted brothers who are relocated to Kansas City, separated from their sister who was dispatched to Boston. He's joined on screen by fellow former Sudanese refuge Duany and British actor Oceng, who plays the group's de-facto chief tasked with reuniting the family in America.  (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emmanuel Jal couldn’t cry on command.

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