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June 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are getting into the jersey advertisement game with a Fitbit patch in a three-year deal. The Timberwolves announced the marketing collaboration for the team's first jersey patch on Tuesday. Fitbit also will be featured in the newly renovated Target...
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FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2015, file photo, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder walks the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive. Supreme Court precedent may help the club in its ongoing legal battle, but the fight...
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FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2015, file photo, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder walks the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive. Supreme Court precedent may help the club in its ongoing legal battle, but the fight...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin speaks at a news conference in Cleveland. Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said in a statement Monday, June 19, that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's current contract when it expires June 30. (Joshua Gunter/The Plain Dealer via AP, File)
June 19, 2017 - 11:46 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — One year ago, David Griffin celebrated the biggest win in Cavaliers history. He marked the anniversary Monday by walking away from the team. Griffin's three-year run as general manager with Cleveland is over after one championship and three straight trips to the NBA Finals. After...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin speaks at a news conference in Cleveland. Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said in a statement Monday, June 19, that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's current contract when it expires June 30. (Joshua Gunter/The Plain Dealer via AP, File)
June 19, 2017 - 8:23 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — David Griffin's run with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over after one championship and three straight trips to the NBA Finals. The general manager and team mutually parted ways on Monday when owner Dan Gilbert said Griffin's contract will not be extended once it expires June 30. "On...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin speaks at a news conference in Cleveland. Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said in a statement Monday, June 19, that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's current contract when it expires June 30. (Joshua Gunter/The Plain Dealer via AP, File)
June 19, 2017 - 7:47 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers and general manager David Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said in a statement Monday night that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's contract when it expires June 30...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Cars 3" finished in first place at the North American box office this weekend with $53.7 million in earnings. It effectively stole the top spot from "Wonder Woman," which had held on to No. 1 for two weeks in a row. "Wonder Woman," in its third weekend in theaters, earned $41.3...
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FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google is intensifying its campaign to fight online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. In a blog post Sunday, June 18, 2017, Google said that it will train more workers, called “content classifiers,” to identify and remove extremist and terrorism-related content faster. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
June 19, 2017 - 5:11 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet's role in mass violence. Its crackdown will involve both computer programs and an expanded...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Markelle Fultz speaks with reporters after his private workout with the Los Angeles Lakers in El Segundo, Calif. Fultz is expected to be a top pick at the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 22. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham, FIle)
June 19, 2017 - 4:36 pm
History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NBA draft, not only trading it away but doing so in a deal with one of the team's fiercest rivals. Danny Ainge isn't worried. Philadelphia and Boston completed their trade of draft picks on Monday, the 76ers...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Markelle Fultz speaks with reporters after his private workout with the Los Angeles Lakers in El Segundo, Calif. Fultz is expected to be a top pick at the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 22. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham, FIle)
June 19, 2017 - 2:57 pm
Philadelphia completed its trade for the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NBA draft, landing the pick from the Boston Celtics on Monday in a move that clears the way for the 76ers to grab guard Markelle Fultz. Philadelphia will hold the No. 1 pick for the second straight year, and worked Fultz out...
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