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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,Sun Staff Writer | June 17, 1994
One day before the CFL Colts play their first game ever, club owner Jim Speros and his legal counsel will be in federal court in Indianapolis "fighting for our lives," he said.Or at least fighting for his team's identity.U.S. District Judge Larry J. McKinney yesterday denied a motion by Speros' attorneys for a delay in a preliminary injunction hearing in the trademark rights case over use of the name Colts.That means the hearing will go on as scheduled next Thursday. On Friday night, the Colts play their exhibition opener in Shreveport, La., against the expansion Pirates.
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By PAT O'MALLEY | November 28, 1993
There is a Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association rule that has to be amended. The rule that prohibits players ejected for fighting from playing the next game needs to be more flexible.For the second year in a row, a player has been deprived of competing in the game of his life -- the state football championship game.Southern junior two-way lineman Philip Brown was ejected from the team's 43-24 semifinal victory over Dunbar and as a result was not allowed to play the next game.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Evening Sun Staff | December 24, 1991
Christmas preparations are not a merry business in war-torn Yugoslavia. Former Blast forward and Major Soccer League All-Star Stan Stamenkovic can attest to that."
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April 3, 2007
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Fighting between Ethiopian-backed government forces and Islamic insurgents in Somalia's capital has killed nearly 400 people, mostly civilians, in the past four days, a Somali human rights group said yesterday. The fighting abated long enough yesterday to allow thousands of people to flee the ruined coastal city on foot and in donkey carts, cars and trucks. About 47,000 people -- mainly women and children -- have abandoned their homes in the past 10 days, according to the U.N. refugee agency.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 12, 2002
MONROVIA - An unruly crowd of more than 1,000 people confronted police who responded to reports of fighting at the 75 & 80 Dragstrip about 10 p.m. Friday, authorities said yesterday. Deputies with the Frederick County sheriff's office arrested one woman. In a report about the fighting, Sgt. Gordon Geesey wrote that the crowd surrounded five deputies at one point and tried to "entice them" into a confrontation. "It took assistance from both the Frederick and Westminster barracks of the state solice, as well as the MSP helicopter and a K-9 unit to restore order and disperse the crowd," Geesey reported.
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By Alan Goldstein | September 22, 1990
Simon Brown, the International Boxing Federation champion, has rejected a three-fight package leading to a $1 million match next spring against Roberto Duran while reaffirming his vow to sever boxing relations with manager Al Balboin and promoter Don Elbaum.Elbaum and Duran's promoter, Mike Acri of Erie, Pa., had set a Wednesday deadline for Brown's decision on fighting the former three-time world champion from Panama."I don't need any deadline, and I don't need Roberto Duran," Brown said yesterday from his home in Germantown.
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By Mark Matthews and Mark Matthews,Washington Bureau | May 12, 1992
WASHINGTON -- Unwilling to use force and unable otherwise to stop the fierce fighting in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the West is playing what may be its last remaining card in the region that once ignited a world war.It will isolate Serbia.European Community nations agreed in Brussels yesterday to recall their ambassadors from Belgrade, the Serbian capital and once capital of the now-disintegrated Yugoslavia. It is a step U.S. officials have seriously considered as well.Meanwhile, the 52-nation Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE)
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By ROBERT RUBY and ROBERT RUBY,SUN FOREIGN REPORTER | August 6, 2006
TELL HATZOR, Israel -- As trucks carrying Israeli tanks and artillery climb the last hills to the border with Lebanon, they pass a high grassy mound that is a sobering reminder about the limits of both force and diplomacy in the Middle East. The 200-acre mound contains the remains of the once-powerful city of Hatzor, where the ancient Canaanites and then the Israelites kept watch over the trade route linking their kingdoms to Egypt and the lands to the north and east, all the way to Babylon.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Staff Writer | April 2, 1992
WASHINGTON -- Former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes, 42 and twice a grandfather, is finally enjoying life as a fighter.Ten weeks shy of his June 19 title match in Las Vegas with undisputed heavyweight king Evander Holyfield, Holmes seems relaxed and enjoying his part in the pre-fight buildup."
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By Bob Strauss and Bob Strauss,NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 8, 2004
It's good to be the queen. Or to be King Arthur's queen, Guinevere, at least, right? Well, maybe it's just good to be a blue-painted warrior princess who runs around beating up boys all day. Whatever, Keira Knightley is clearly having a blast. And why shouldn't she? The 19-year-old English actress became her country's hottest export last year with attention-getting roles in the soccer saga Bend It Like Beckham, the blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and the all-star romantic roundelay Love, Actually.
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