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Putting on a showbefore a liveaudience is a thrill for any performer. But, to look out in that sea of facesand find someone familiar gives it an extra punch. It means so much to these young actors and... Posted on 2/17/12 at 1:04 AM
Karen Pery doesn't consider herself a jazz fan. Yet for each of the past four years, she's spent $3,000 and flown nearly 4,000 miles (nearly 6,500 kilometers) roundtrip to attend the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
One of English soccer's showpiece tournaments was marred by violence at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, with Millwall fans fighting among themselves and with security officials. Police reported 10 arrests.
Fans poured into the streets to celebrate the Cardinals' NCAA championship win over Michigan, throwing all-night parties that at one point became so raucous police in riot gear used pepper spray to break them up.
The attorney for three NASCAR fans injured last weekend during a race the day before the Daytona 500 says they are exploring a possible lawsuit, but some experts say they could face tough obstacles in winning damages.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Fans of University of North Dakota athletics unhappy about Thursday’s decision by the State Board of Higher Education to retire the college’s Fighting Sioux logo and nickname plan a rally and “fan photo” today at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
The University of North Dakota and the Ralph Engelstad Arena say they will enforce a new fan code of conduct that bans offensive messages on signs or clothing and includes a help line to report bad behavior during men’s hockey games.
The Ralph Engelstad Arena wants to know what its season ticketholders think about fans’ behavior.
Officials at the University of North Dakota arena say they sent an e-mail to about 6,800 season ticketholders and 1,200 student season ticketholders. They were asked to comment on whether hockey fans are too rowdy.
General Manager Jody Hodgson said 99.9 percent of the fans are respectful and enthusiastic.
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