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May 26, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader. The suit sought class...
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May 26, 2017 - 6:35 pm
BELMONT-ALWAYS DREAMING Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming to skip Belmont Stakes NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will skip the Belmont Stakes next month after finishing eighth in the Preakness. Trainer Todd Pletcher says the 3-year-old colt will be pointed toward either...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2007, file photo, Texas' Kevin Durant, left, and Ohio State's Greg Oden pose before the 2007 NBA Draft in New York. Truth be told, Golden State's coach wasn't sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. Don Nelson thought the Warriors needed Greg Oden. That was 10 years ago, after months leading up to the heavily hyped draft in which the Oden-Durant debate raged throughout basketball. And now, as Durant leads the league's most potent team into the NBA Finals while Oden is long gone from the NBA spotlight, it's easy to forget that a lot of people agreed with Nelson. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
May 26, 2017 - 5:22 pm
Truth be told, Golden State's former coach wasn't sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. The Warriors were already small-ball sensations, capable of piling up the points with their daring drives and sizzling shooting. So rather than add another scorer, Don Nelson figured Golden State might be...
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May 26, 2017 - 4:42 pm
NBA-CELTICS-THOMAS Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Celtics star Isaiah Thomas says it's too early to tell if he needs surgery on his right hip. The injury knocked the Boston point guard out of the Eastern Conference finals in Game 2. Although the...
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May 26, 2017 - 2:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader. The suit sought class...
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May 26, 2017 - 1:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader. The suit sought class...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2007, file photo, Texas' Kevin Durant, left, and Ohio State's Greg Oden pose before the 2007 NBA Draft in New York. Truth be told, Golden State's coach wasn't sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. Don Nelson thought the Warriors needed Greg Oden. That was 10 years ago, after months leading up to the heavily hyped draft in which the Oden-Durant debate raged throughout basketball. And now, as Durant leads the league's most potent team into the NBA Finals while Oden is long gone from the NBA spotlight, it's easy to forget that a lot of people agreed with Nelson. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
May 26, 2017 - 1:07 pm
Truth be told, Golden State's former coach wasn't sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. The Warriors were already small-ball sensations, capable of piling up the points with their daring drives and sizzling shooting. So rather than add another scorer, Don Nelson figured Golden State might be...
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May 25, 2017 - 12:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations on Thursday, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions. Schlenk succeeds Wes Wilcox, who resigned May 5 as part of the restructuring of the Hawks' front office...
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May 25, 2017 - 11:24 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions. Schlenk succeeds Wes Wilcox, who resigned May 5 as part of the restructuring of the Hawks' front office. Schlenk...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2015, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a news conference to announce Charlotte, N.C., as the site of the 2017 NBA All-Star basketball game. The NBA All-Star game will be coming to Charlotte in 2019, two years after the city was to host the event, the NBA announced Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The All-Star game had been set for Charlotte last February, but the NBA moved the game to New Orleans because of the state law restricting the rights of LGBT people. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 24, 2017 - 2:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated. The NBA announced that the All-Star weekend will be held Feb. 15-17 in Charlotte and the game will be played at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets. The league...
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