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Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

Ukrainian boxing Olympic champion Oleksandr Usyk poses for a photo at the official weigh-in  in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 17, 2015. Oleksandr Usyk will fight  against Russia's Andrei Knyazev in a heavyweight bout  in the Ukrainian capital on Saturday.  Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political turmoil.   (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring.

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Czech hockey great Jaroslav Holik dies at 72

PRAGUE (AP) — Jaroslav Holik, an offensive forward who helped Czechoslovakia win a hockey world title and an Olympic bronze medal in 1972, has died. He was 72.

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Public invited to grand opening of Nashville ballpark

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the grand opening of First Tennessee Park, the new home of the Nashville Sounds.

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Puppies Attack: Hugo Awards reflect sci-fi/fantasy divide

In this March 18, 2014 file photo, author and co-executive producer George R. R. Martin attends HBO's "Game of Thrones" fourth season premiere in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the invasion of the Sad Puppies.

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‘Suge’ Knight due in court for key hearing in murder case

In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Marion "Suge" Knight, center, arrives in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling Thursday after concluding a hearing that focused heavily on testimony from Cle "Bone" Sloan, who was hit outside a Compton burger stand. The judge also reduced bail from $25 million to $10 million. (Kevork Djansezian/Pool Photo via AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was hospitalized again on Thursday after a judge ordered him to stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges filed after he ran over two men in a parking lot.

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