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  • AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch
    EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up.
  • 'Heroes' welcome for Sweden's Eurovision winner
    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hundreds of elated fans welcomed Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow upon his return Sunday to Sweden, a mini-superpower in the world of pop music and six-time champion of the glitzy song fest.
  • Crime caper kingpin Dashiell Hammett papers home at U of SC
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A major collection of letters, photos and publications of the late crime fiction author Dashiell Hammett has been acquired by the University of South Carolina and will be made available to students and scholars within the coming year.

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  • Surfer Blood Lose Donations for Ailing Guitarist in Van Theft
    Surfer Blood hit a setback in their efforts to raise money for guitarist Thomas Fekete after the band's touring van was broken into Saturday on the outskirts of Chicago. Throughout Surfer Blood's tour in support of their new LP 1000 Palms, the band have been collecting donations for Fekete, who left the group...
  • Watch U2 Play Super Rarity 'In God's Country' With Fan On Guitar
    U2 are just five shows into their Innocence + Experience Tour, and they're already taking fan requests and breaking out super rarities. At Friday night's show in Phoenix, the group was all set to play "The Sweetest Thing" on the B stage until Bono stopped them. "This guy I met...
  • Jack White Pens Poem 'Music Is Sacred'
    Just days after Jack White defended the value of music in a Q&A, the rocker has expanded on those thoughts in a new poem titled "Music Is Sacred." In the poem posted to his Third Man Books site, White pleads to "those of you who stand for the...

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