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Underarm incident recalled as Australia-NZ prepare for final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the 34 years since cricket’s notorious “underarm” incident, but in the sporting context memories of the incident have dimmed very little and the shadow it casts is no less.

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Notre Dame gay group to give award to NHL executive Burke

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College plan to honor an NHL executive who helped launch the You Can Play Project in honor of his younger brother.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after upcoming 6th season

In this image released by PBS, Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess Grantham, is shown in a scene from the second season on "Downton Abbey." Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday, March 26, 2015, confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the U.S. in early 2016. The series, which airs earlier in England, will have its finale on Christmas Day, 2015. (AP Photo/PBS, Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011 for MASTERPIECE, Nick Briggs)

NEW YORK (AP) — A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after “Downton Abbey” concludes next year.

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University of Hawaii officials name new athletic director

HONOLULU (AP) — David Matlin has been named athletic director of the University of Hawaii, more than two decades after he was first hired as a university marketing assistant for $6 an hour.

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Schwarzenegger’s back for high-octane ‘Terminator: Genisys’

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger poses for a portrait during press day for "Terminator Genisys" at The London Hotel in Los Angeles. It’s a rare case when a film’s most iconic line practically preordains a franchise.  As promised, The Terminator, and the man who originated the steely machine - Schwarzenegger - is back for another go-around in “Terminator: Genisys.” The movie opens in U.S. theaters on July 1, 2015. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As promised, the Terminator and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegger — are back this summer for another go in “Terminator: Genisys,” and Paramount Pictures, eager for a blockbuster, has already fired up a machine of its own — the publicity kind.

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