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New rules make star college football players millionaires
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New rules make star college football players millionaires

Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud sits in the drivers seat after he received a 2019 Mercedes G-Wagon G63 in Canton, Ohio on June 8, 2022. Stroud has a deal with Sarchione Auto Gallery that allows them to use the quarterback's name, image and likeness in its advertising. Glance around the parking lot of the Woody Hayes Athletic Center at The Ohio State University this fall and you might come across a $200,000 palace on wheels, the kind of luxury ride more likely to be found in the garages of movie stars, music moguls and titans of business than on a college campus. (The Repository/Scott Heckel via AP)FILE - Texas running back Bijan Robinson speaks at the NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, July 14, 2022. At Texas, running back Bijan Robinson has deals wi...
Turkish pop star jailed over joke released to house arrest
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Turkish pop star jailed over joke released to house arrest

Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Aydin, Turkey, March 27, 2022. A Turkish court on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, released pop star Gulsen Colakoglu from jail but placed her on house arrest as she awaits trial on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” for a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools.. (Depo Photos via AP, File) Associated Press Aug 29, 2022 6:49 AM - 340 words Eds: UPDATES: Updates caption. With AP Photos. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Monday released pop star Gulsen from jail but placed her on house arrest as she awaits trial on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” for a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools. Last week, the 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, was taken away fr...
Hopi teens see need for skateboarding park, make it happen
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Hopi teens see need for skateboarding park, make it happen

This undated photo provided by Paul Molina in August 2022 shows the Hopi skate spot in the Village of Tewa on the Hopi reservation in northeastern Arizona. A handful of Hopi youth worked together to create the skate spot that opened this spring. (Paul Molina via AP)This undated photo provided by Brandon Nahsonhoya in August 2022 shows people working on a concrete pad for a skateboarding ramp in the Village of Tewa on the Hopi reservation in northeastern Arizona. A handful of Hopi youth worked together to create the skate spot that opened this spring. (Brandon Nahsonhoya via AP)Francisco Mata, left, Kira Nevayaktewa, Quintin Nahsonhoya and Felicia Mata help lay a concrete foundation for a skate ramp on Nov. 6, 2021, in the Village of Tewa on the Hopi reservation in northeastern Arizona. A ...
Tucson nightclub wins $1.6M in COVID-19 lockout lawsuit
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Tucson nightclub wins $1.6M in COVID-19 lockout lawsuit

Associated Press Aug 19, 2022 11:57 AM - 220 words TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The operators of a Tucson nightclub have won a $1.6 million settlement against the landlord who locked them out of their business during the pandemic. The Arizona Daily Star reported Thursday that a jury in Pima County Superior Court sided with Congress Street Clubs, the owners of Zen Rock nightclub. On Aug. 5, they awarded the owners over $1 million to cover the value of the terms left on the lease and over $500,000 for the cost of renovations and equipment. An attorney for the landlord declined to comment to the newspaper on the decision or a possible appeal. In the lawsuit, the owners say they closed in March 2020 per Gov. Doug Ducey's executive order forcing bars and restaurants to...
Oscar winner Troy Kotsur awarded key to Arizona hometown
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Oscar winner Troy Kotsur awarded key to Arizona hometown

In this image provided by the City of Mesa, actor Troy Kotsur, right, talks with Mesa Mayor John Giles, on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in Mesa, Ariz. Kotsur, who made history as the first deaf man to win an Academy Award, has been honored with a key to his Arizona hometown. (Delia Johnson/City of Mesa via The AP)In this image provided by the City of Mesa, actor Troy Kotsur, left, receives the key to the city from Mesa Mayor John Giles, on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in Mesa, Ariz. Kotsur, who made history as the first deaf man to win an Academy Award, has been honored with a key to his Arizona hometown. (Delia Johnson/City of Mesa via The AP)In this image provided by the City of Mesa, actor Troy Kotsur, left, receives the key to the city from Mesa Mayor John Giles, on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in M...
B1G deal: Big Ten lands $7 billion, NFL-style TV contracts
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B1G deal: Big Ten lands $7 billion, NFL-style TV contracts

FILE - The Big Ten logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa., on Aug. 31, 2019. The Big Ten announced Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, that it has reached seven-year agreements with Fox, CBS and NBC to share the rights to the conference's football and basketball games. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren talks to reporters during an NCAA college football news conference at the Big Ten Conference media days, at Lucas Oil Stadium, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh talks to reporters during an NCAA college football news conference at the Big Ten Conference media days, at Lucas Oil Stadium, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, in Indianapol...
‘The massive’ legacy of Nic Cage
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‘The massive’ legacy of Nic Cage

By JAVIER DOSAMANTESPima Post “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent”Directed by:Tom GormicanRating: RRun time: 1 hour, 47 minutesShowing in theaters In “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” Nicolas Cage plays a fictionalized version of himself that is on the edge of financial and professional demise. After ruining a meeting with a director for a potential role and his daughter’s 16th birthday party on the same day, Cage has seemingly hit rock bottom. Then our protagonist has no choice but to reluctantly accept a $1 million offer from mysterious superfan Javi Gutierrez (Pedro Pascal) to attend his birthday party in Mallorca, Spain.  When I first heard the movie’s premise, I thought it would be a weird, over-the-top meta comedy. Instead, this project took s...
Pima Community College takes on the fashion world 
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Pima Community College takes on the fashion world 

By EMILY GASTELUMPima Post  Students at Pima Community College that are taking fashion courses will get the opportunity to showcase their creations.  This is open to any student that is in the beginning, to advance fashion courses, this will be an event that will allow students to express their creativity. This will be a partnership with Goodwill Industries International Inc. from the “upcycling clothing project” that is completed by textiles students. The free event will be in person with limited VIP seating for $50, and it also will be live-streamed on PCCTV’s YouTube page located here. You can enjoy this event from the comfort of your own home if you are not able to attend in person. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at the Black Box Theater at the PCC ...
Will the spirit of the Old West return to Tucson?
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Will the spirit of the Old West return to Tucson?

A street in Old Tucson in 1984. (Wikimedia Commons/Larry D. Moore) By JOSHUA BAILEYPima Post In life, every now and then something unique comes along in a time and place that’s just sustainable and right enough for it to prosper.  The economy is no different: Come up with a business idea, and it can grow into something massive. However, once these conditions become unsuitable, much like cellular life, a business may slowly burn up in troubling waters.  The desert lot that became Old Tucson Studios was purchased and constructed by Columbia Pictures in 1939 for the set of their film “Arizona.” Various portions of the park were used as sets for countless Western movies thereafter and continued to do so until its closing. The park had boasted live performances by artists...
‘The Northman’: revenge of the action epic
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‘The Northman’: revenge of the action epic

By JAVIER DOSAMANTESPima Post “The Northman”Directed by: Robert EggersRating: RRun time: 2 hours, 16 minutesShowing at The Loft Cinema A movie like “The Northman” is rare nowadays, and even more rare is for studios to greenlight this type of movie. So this is how I imagine the pitch meeting went (it’s the only explanation): And we’re off. “The Northman” is a uniquely balanced film. It is raw and gruesome but at the same time beautifully shot without compromising artistry for fireworks. Most Shakespeare adaptations err in insisting that the dialogue has to remain in the Shakespearean style. That's great for people who have those artistic sensibilities. But when doing a version of “Coriolanus” as a contemporary war movie like Ralph Fiennes in 2011 … you might want ...