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Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive

In this Sept. 6, 2014 photo, actor Adam Driver poses for a portrait at the Shangri-La Hotel during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Driver has roles in two films, "This is Where I Leave You," and "Tracks," released in theaters this week. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

TORONTO (AP) — It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed.

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Review: A-list cast can’t save sappy ‘Leave You’

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, from left, Tina Fey, Corey Stoll, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman and Adam Driver in a scene from the film, "This Is Where I Leave You." (AP Photo/Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody’s stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. What could go wrong? Ha ha. What couldn’t?

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Self-help book has more teams riding ‘Energy Bus’

In this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, provided by the University of Cincinnati, Jon Gordon, author of the book “The Energy Bus: Ten Rules To Fuel Your Life, Work And Team With Positive Energy” speaks to Cincinnati student athletes in Cincinnati. The book’s popularity among coaches has surprised its author, Gordon, who says he didn’t have sports in mind when he wrote it. Now he’s regularly speaking to teams and exchanging text messages with coaches. (AP Photo/University of Cincinnati)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On some practice fields across the country, one of the worst things a football player can be called sounds like something out of a young-adult novel or a television show on The CW.

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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR’s Tony Stewart

In this Oct. 29, 2010, file photo, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala.  A grand jury will decide whether Stewart will be charged in the August death of fellow driver Kevin Ward at a sprint car race in upstate New York, Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo announced Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Ward, 20, died after being struck by Stewart's car. Ward had climbed out of his car and walked onto the dirt track to confront Stewart after he spun out while the two raced side by side. (AP Photo/Glenn Smith, File)

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

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Bond financing plan approved for new hockey arena

DETROIT (AP) — The city’s Downtown Development Authority has approved the bond financing plan for an entertainment district that will include a new 18,000-seat hockey arena for the Detroit Red Wings.

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