Posts Tagged Social affairs

Canadian organization responds to lawyers’ letter

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Soccer Association is denying allegations that it targeted players involved in a legal challenge to the use of artificial turf at next summer’s Women’s World Cup.

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NCAA graduation rates improve; critics cry foul

NCAA President Mark Emmert responds to a question during an interview Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert keeps touting the record-breaking graduation rates of Division I athletes. Critics keep balking at the interpretation of those numbers, citing recent academic scandals.

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Prosecutor: Former band member organized hazing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor said Tuesday that a former band member charged in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major was the chief organizer of a brutal hazing ritual that has been a secret tradition at the school for years.

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Jeff Gordon’s driver’s ed teacher killed in crash

PITTSBORO, Ind. (AP) — A retired Indiana school principal who was NASCAR star Jeff Gordon’s driver’s education teacher was killed with his wife in a Tennessee crash while returning from watching Gordon race.

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Logo doing pop culture from 2 perspectives

NEW YORK (AP) — The Logo TV network wants to explore how a gay and straight man look at pop culture differently.

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