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Pilot program means to educate New York boxers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The City University of New York and state boxing officials are starting a pilot program to educate professional and amateur fighters toward careers outside the ring.

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Swift to receive Dick Clark award for excellence

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" in Times Square in New York. Swift is getting a special, and new, award from the American Music Awards. Dick Clark productions announced Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 that Swift would receive the Dick Clark Award for Excellence at Sunday’s show. Swift is receiving the honor for her record-setting sales. Titled “1989,” her fifth album that was released last month, became the singer’s third album to sell more than 1 million units in its debut week. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is getting a special — and new — award from the American Music Awards.

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Mourning Mike Nichols, the enemy of mystery

In this Nov. 13, 1980, file photo, Gilda Radner, center,  and Sam Waterston, left, stars of the new Broadway comedy "Lunch Hour," share a laugh with Mike Nichols after opening night. Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," `'Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. He was 83.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time he was on Broadway, director Mike Nichols was asked what his secret was to getting the best from his actors.

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Mourning Mike Nichols, the enemy of mystery

In this Nov. 13, 1980, file photo, Gilda Radner, center,  and Sam Waterston, left, stars of the new Broadway comedy "Lunch Hour," share a laugh with Mike Nichols after opening night. Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," `'Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. He was 83.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time he was on Broadway, director Mike Nichols was asked what his secret was to getting the best from his actors.

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Cal beats No. 23 Syracuse 73-59 in 2K Classic

California guard Sam Singer (2) and center Kingsley Okoroh (22) defend as Syracuse guard Trevor Cooney (10) goes up for a layup in the first half of an NCAA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuonzo Martin wasn’t around during California’s troubles with Syracuse, though he knew all about it.

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