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Nice guy Andrew Rannells channels his inner Hedwig

This June 12, 2011 file photo shows actor Andrew Rannells at the 65th annual Tony Awards in New York. Starting Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, Rannells, the Tony Award-nominated star of "The Book of Mormon” on Broadway and HBO's "Girls," replaces Neil Patrick Harris in the title role of the show "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Rannells says he never dreamed of becoming a rock star while growing up. What he hoped for was a part on Broadway. Now he’s getting both at the same time — and a load of mascara as well.

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Fight Schedule

At Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, Calif. (ESPN2), Austin Trout vs. Daniel Dawson, 10, junior middleweights.

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This Date In Baseball

1919 — Bert Adams of the Philadelphia Phillies tied a National League record for catchers as he recorded seven assists in one game.

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Summerville’s McKissick in SCFCA Hall of Fame

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Summerville coach John McKissick heads the group of nine standout high school coaches named to the South Carolina Football Coaches Association’s first Hall of Fame class.

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Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

A member of the grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Bochy probably had a lot more he wanted to say after a 4½-hour wait to resume a game Tuesday night — and Wednesday morning — proved futile.

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