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South Bend taking offers again on ex-football hall

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — South Bend officials are again listening to offers for reusing the former College Football Hall of Fame building as Ivy Tech Community College leaders continue working on plans for turning it into a culinary education center.

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Agent: Chicago Marathon champion fails doping test

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo says the Kenyan runner has failed a doping test.

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5 college football players charged in assault

These undated photos provided by the Washington County, Pa. correctional facilty show, from left, Jonathan Barlow, D'Andre Dunkley, Corey Ford, Rodney Gillin Jr. and James Williamson. The five football players from the California University of Pennsylvania, in California, Pa.,  were arrrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling "Football strong!" The victim was in intensive care Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, with severe brain trauma. (AP Photo/Washington County, Pa. Correctional Facility)

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — Five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling “Football strong!” The victim was in intensive care Friday with severe brain trauma.

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Brazilian club Corinthians building own cemetery

This undated photo released by the Corinthians soccer team shows an empty casket draped with the team's flag in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Corinthians says it’s building its own cemetery, complete with a mock football field and VIP tribunes where some of the team’s greatest players will be offered burial spaces. The “Corinthians Forever” cemetery is expected to open late in 2015, but fans can already start booking one of the 70,000 burial places available. (AP Photo/Ivo Duran, Corinthians)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Fans of one of Brazil’s most popular soccer clubs will have a chance to spend eternity near some of their greatest idols.

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Hearing set for soccer player in referee’s slaying

FILE- In this July 10, 2014 file photo, Bassel Abdul Saad, left, sits with his attorney Ali Hammoud, during his arraignment before Judge Kathleen McCann in the 16th District Court in Livonia, Mich.  Saad is accused of killing John Bieniewicz, a referee, with a punch to the neck.  A hearing for Saad is scheduled in Wayne County Circuit Court on Friday, Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — A hearing for a Detroit-area soccer player charged in the one-punch slaying of a referee has been postponed.

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