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Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery

Jeff Gordon celebrates his victory with his crew after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

MILTON, Del. (AP) — Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer.

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Bud Selig reiterates Athletics need a new ballpark

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig gestures during a news conference prior to a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.”

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NY Islanders owner announces sale

This is an Oct. 24, 2012, file photo,  showing New York Islanders owner Charles Wang addressing the media during a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. In a statement Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, the team says a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin has reached an agreement to buy a "substantial" minority interest in the team. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.

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Q&A: How 1 US factory owner fought cheap imports

This image released by Little, Brown and Company shows Beth Macy, author of "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town." (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company, David Hungate)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn’t necessarily have to be that way, according to a compelling new book by journalist Beth Macy.

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Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

In this July 2, 2014, file photo, people stroll along the river walk across from the new McLane Stadium at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. The on-campus facility is set to open this fall amid great fanfare. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Jerry Larson)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

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