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Trademark board rules against Redskins name

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal trademark board ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's trademark protections should be canceled, a decision that applies new financial and political pressure on the team to change its name.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Ex Bears QB Jim McMahon opens up about dementia

CHICAGO (AP) — Jim McMahon would leave home and forget how to get back.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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11-year-old qualifier just wants to have fun

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — With pigtails and plenty of giggles, Lucy Li just wants to have fun like any 11-year-old girl.

Except that she's playing the biggest event in women's golf.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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US turns attention to weekend game vs Portugal

SAO PAULO (AP) — After arriving back at their rooms at 4:45 a.m., victorious American players skipped breakfast Tuesday, slept late, went for medical tests and turned their attention to Portugal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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World Cup fans need math to figure out scenarios

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Every four years, the World Cup forces fans to remember their math lessons.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Djokovic, Serena seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Cincinnati advises vendors of All-Star game rules

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city of Cincinnati is letting merchandise vendors know that when Major League Baseball's All-Star game comes to town next year, they're out.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Frazier's homer in 9th lifts Reds over Pirates 6-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ahead in the count 2-0 with the game tied in the ninth inning, Todd Frazier figured there was only one type of pitch he was going to see.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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