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TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion

Michael King, center, president of King Sports, poses with heavyweight boxers Charles Martin, left, and Alex Flores during a weigh-in Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif., for Wednesday's "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. King is determined to return boxing to its former glory, and the wealthy television executive has spent millions in his pursuit over the last few years. His latest venture is a series of shows in Santa Monica, where he expects Hollywood talent will watch his up-and-coming fighters' growth into stars. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael King wants to rekindle the world’s passion for boxing, and the television mogul believes he can make it happen by putting on a show.

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UND men’s hockey in top five in both final polls

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team is ranked in the top five in the final edition of both national polls.

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Hawks add Turner exec Koonin to bolster profile

Steve Koonin speaks after being introduced as the new CEO for the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team at a press conference, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Atlanta. The Turner Entertainment Networks president is joining the Atlanta Hawks ownership group, which hopes he can raise the profile of an NBA team that has struggled to draw fans or lure big-name free agents. The Hawks announced late Sunday that Koonin would take an ownership stake, serve as chief executive officer, oversee all business operations and represent the ownership at league functions. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Steve Koonin has cheered on the Atlanta Hawks surrounded by thousands of empty seats. He’s cheered them on when the place was rockin’.

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