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  • Judge: Trial can decide fate of MLB TV broadcasts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball cannot hide behind its antitrust exemption to fend off a lawsuit from fans who say the league unjustly dictates television markets for its ballclubs, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's ruling came after two lawsuits were brought by fans...

  • Mother of two faces prison for willingly handing over her legally obtained gun

    The judge who denied Shaneen Allen's motion to dismiss charges filed against her in October for illegal possession of a firearm is the same one who gave NFL star Ray Rice a pass on charges that he assaulted his fiancee.

  • Class action filed against NHL for allegedly concealing concussion dangers

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit has been filed against the National Hockey League after a former player claims the NHL concealed the dangers of concussions and did not pass rules designed to reduce the risk of brain injury until recent seasons. Jon Rohloff, who played for the...

  • National Guard dumps Dale Earnhardt Jr.; GOP cites Obama pressure

    The National Guard is ending its sponsorship of NASCAR and IndyCar racing teams, and top racers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Graham Rahal, in a shocking move that some are blaming on President Obama and Senate Democrats.

  • APNewsBreak: Phelps signs with new suit company

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games. Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history will have a...

  • NCAA agrees to $70 million class action settlement

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The NCAA has reached a preliminary settlement in a multidistrict litigation class action lawsuit involving former college athletes and head-injury policies. Pursuant to the terms and conditions on the agreement, the NCAA agrees to pay $70 million, according to...

  • NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope. Technology improved so that an automated camera could deliver the images to a printer on the sideline, creating that familiar sight of a quarterback...

  • Somalis find new option on airwaves: sports radio

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — For decades Somalia's airwaves have been filled by radio stations broadcasting news of the country's long-running violence or troubled clan politics. But now Somalis can listen to a dedicated sports radio station. Gool FM airs sports only, no politics. The station's...

  • Ukraine, Russia spar over soccer in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Five months after the annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the region. Defying authorities in Ukraine, Russia is incorporating three Crimean teams into its own leagues — a move that could strain relations between the host country of the...

  • Trump selected to advance in Bills' sale process

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump remains in the running to buy the Buffalo Bills. And so are NHL Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, a person close to the process confirmed Thursday night to The Associated Press while speaking on the condition of anonymity because the sale is supposed...

  • Man sues soccer star Ronaldo over 'CR7' trademark

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has sued Cristiano Ronaldo over the phrase "CR7," which is used by soccer fans around the world as shorthand for the Real Madrid forward. Christopher Renzi filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Providence against the Portuguese soccer star...

  • Oh good: Hillary weighs in on Washington Redskins controversy

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decided this week to weigh in on the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins' supposedly "offensive" team name, the Hill reported.

  • Trump says his Buffalo Bills bid unlikely to win

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump says he is unlikely to be the next owner of the Buffalo Bills because he's "not going to do something totally stupid" to make the team his. "I'll be bidding, but many other people will be bidding," the billionaire businessman said on Fox News ahead of a Tuesday...

  • 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter fails drug test

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday. Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Glasgow Games after testing positive...

  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In allowing the deal to go forward, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling's estranged wife, Shelly...



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