Posts Tagged Social issues

Rowdy fans vs. noise famine at NCAA hockey regional sites

Quinnipiac forward Travis St. Denis, right, battles North Dakota forward Michael Parks along the boards during the third period during an NCAA college hockey game Friday, March 27, 2015, in Fargo, N.D. North Dakota won 4-1. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The NCAA wants to take home-ice advantage away from its regional hockey tournaments. Yet, the effort to secure neutral sites reveals an imbalance between an electrifying atmosphere and hundreds of empty seats.

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Minnesota college team cancels baseball season over hazing

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — St. Olaf College is canceling the rest of its baseball season because of hazing.

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Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl

Medics transport Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after was hit by a flare thrown from the stands during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying soccer match between Montenegro and Russia, at the City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned Friday after two Russian players were struck by objects thrown from the crowd, including its goalkeeper being hit in the head by a flare.

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After brawl suspension, Griffith seeks state 3A title

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The road to Indiana’s boys basketball state finals has been anything but normal for the Griffith Panthers.

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Affordable housing plans detailed for Red Wings district

DETROIT (AP) — Plans for a residential and entertainment district featuring a new Detroit Red Wings arena include about 20 percent affordable housing units.

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