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Report: Boxer Felix Trinindad to retire

SAN JUAN, July 3 (UPI) -- Felix Trinidad, who less than a year ago, was one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, was expected to announce his retirement on Wednesday.

Rock News Two: The week in pop

John Entwistle, bassist for the rock group The Who, died on Thursday in Las Vegas. He was 57. Entwistle's death came on the eve of the kickoff of a U.S. tour by The Who, with the first date scheduled for Friday night at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Prince is hosting the third annual week-long opening of his Paisley Park home studios to fans in Minneapolis for Xenophobia, which continues until Thursday. The event includes live performances, moderated discussions, musical workshops, and exclusive list
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Inside Mexico: Make up in a mess

QUERETARO, Mexico, June 3 (UPI) -- What does maquiladora mean? The word is related to maquillaje in Spanish, or maquillage, in French, both of which mean "make up," the sort women put on their face. But it was a different type of making up that the maquiladoras on the Mexican side of
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

The almanac

Today's birthdays include Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers, who was born in 1941 (age 61); Animals guitarist Hilton Valentine in 1943 (age 59); Leo Sayer in 1948 (age 54); Jane Olivor in 1952 (age 50); Stan Lynch, drummer with Tom Petty and the Heartbre
By United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers, who was born in 1941 (age 61); Animals guitarist Hilton Valentine in 1943 (age 59); Leo Sayer in 1948 (age 54); Jane Olivor in 1952 (age 50); Stan Lynch, drummer with Tom Petty and the Heartbre
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

This is the Today in Music advance package, May 18 through May 24.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Wed., May 1) Thomas C. Dula -- later immortalized in the ballad "Tom Dooley" -- was hanged for the murder of Laura Foster in Wilkes County, N.C., in 1868.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Defending the Russians

They actually WHINED their way into a gold medal. And I thought the Canadians had a little more class.
JOHN BLOOM

2001 in Review -- Boxing

Fans were looking ahead to a dream matchup between Felix Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. but,
By United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Nov. 30)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Nov. 24)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

December date for Holyfield, Ruiz

ATLANTA, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Evander Holyfield and John Ruiz are now set to fight Dec. 15 for the WBA heavyweight championship, but it won't be in China as originally scheduled.

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Baseball playoffs in full swing

Holyfield wants China bout

ATLANTA, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- If Evander Holyfield has his way, he will fight John Ruiz for the WBA heavyweight championship in China on Nov. 25, the Sunday after Thanksgiving.
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