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Maryland basketball arena renamed Xfinity Center

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The basketball arena at the University of Maryland has been renamed the Xfinity Center.

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ND snack food company partners with Texas Rangers

WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota-based snack food company has inked a deal with a third Major League Baseball team.

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Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Papua New Guinea's Toua Udia competes in the Clean and Jerk of the men's 77kg Weightlifting at the Clyde Auditorium  during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Scotland. Toua Udia a weightlifter from Papua New Guinea competed at the Commonwealth Games despite being prosecuted over an alleged sexual assault while in Glasgow. Glasgow Sheriff Court says Toua Udia pleaded not guilty and faces trial on Friday Aug. 1, 2014. Police Scotland said Udia was arrested over the alleged assault after receiving a report of an incident last Monday at a supermarket close to the athletes’ village. (AP Photo/Andrew Milligan/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.

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Plans proceeding for McNeese basketball arena

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — McNeese State University Athletic Director Bruce Hemphill says McNeese’s plans for building an on-campus basketball arena are “moving forward quickly.”

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UND has full-time singer for men’s hockey games

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota has a full-time national anthem singer for its men’s hockey games at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

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