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  • Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Ballmer finally has an NBA outlet for his rah-rah displays of emotion as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The former Microsoft CEO's record $2 billion purchase of the team was confirmed by a Los Angeles judge on Tuesday, clearing the way for the avid pickup...

  • Time to lay off Tony Stewart

    I drove race cars for three years. I know race cars and race car drivers. And I know it's time to lay off Tony Stewart.

  • Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network

    The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers in the South. The network will be welcomed by millions of fans of who can't get enough coverage of the most powerful conference in...

  • Mostly positive reviews for NFL's new tablets

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge. Even in a pouring rain, Titans assistant coach Louie Cioffi flipped through soggy black-and-white printouts reviewing the opening series with...

  • Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business. A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can't stop players from selling the rights to their names,...

  • 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...



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