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Puppetry museum opens exhibit celebrating mascots

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Ted Giannoulas considers himself to be a performance artist. He acknowledges that lifting your leg toward an umpire while dressed in a chicken suit doesn’t bring about many comparisons to a ballet dancer or a Broadway actor. But Giannoulas said he’s honored that his irreverent San Diego Chicken character is being recognized as art in a new ...

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HARTLEY: When opportunity knocks…

The last two weeks have been very surreal. Just to be clear I’m only confirmed for Mexico as far as I know it, but my Formula 1 opportunity with Scuderia Toro Rosso came really out of the blue. I had had some contact with Helmut Marko about three or four months ago, and it was a simple phone call to ...

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Jooris scores 2 to lead Hurricanes past Maple Leafs, 6-3 (Oct 26, 2017)

TORONTO (AP) Josh Jooris scored twice, Teuvo Teravainen had a three-point night and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 on Thursday night. Victor Rask scored midway through the second period to give Carolina the lead and Brock McGinn and Jooris added insurance goals in the third. Elias Lindholm and Teravainen also scored for the Hurricanes, who ended ...

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Hamilton and Vettel would welcome Ricciardo as a teammate

EVERYBODY loves Daniel Ricciardo, even his fiercest rivals. The Australian’s Formula One future has become a topic of discussion in recent weeks because his contract with Red Bull is set to expire at the end of next year. His team is keen to keep the 28-year-old alongside rising star Max Verstappen — who recently committed to a contract extension that ...

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Preview: Pitino's Gophers won't be distracted by hype

MINNEAPOLIS — As last season began for Minnesota, coach Richard Pitino was still working on getting a group of players to not only block out external skepticism but believe internally in the potential for success. The Gophers were listening. More Gophers coverage They put an embarrassing year with off-th… FOX Sports Digital

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Title contenders wrap up pivotal test at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Five of the eight remaining Monster Energy Cup Series playoff contenders participated in what could be the most crucial test of the 2017 season — at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney and defending champion Jimmie Johnson were among those who tested on Wednesday and Thursday at the 1.5-mile track which will host the Nov. ...

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Fernando Alonso, Daytona 24 Hour: McLaren star’s next race outside F1 amid Triple Crown bid

MCLAREN’S Fernando Alonso will compete in next January’s Daytona 24 Hour sportscar race as preparation for an eventual tilt at Le Mans. The United Autosports team owned by McLaren executive director Zak Brown announced the move on Thursday. Alonso, a double Formula One world champion who is competing in this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix, made a big impression during May ...

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Packers offense will use bye week to get back on track

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Someone named “Aaron” is still making big plays out of the Green Bay Packers backfield. With Aaron Rodgers out indefinitely with a right collarbone injury, the hard running of rookie Aaron Jones will have to do for now in Green Bay. Jolted by the loss of the two-time NFL MVP, the Packers are in transition. A ...

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