Super Bowl ads aim for the heart - and sometimes lower

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year of political and cultural upheaval, Super Bowl advertisers appear to be pulling back from themes of unity in favor of in-game stunts and ads that aim for the heart — and in some cases even lower.

  • Written by By MAE ANDERSON , The Associated Press

Pistons land Griffin from Clippers as LA sheds another star

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons dramatically shook their struggling roster by acquiring one of the NBA's top players in Blake Griffin in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers.


Going, going ... Indians removing Wahoo logo from uniforms


CLEVELAND (AP) — A smiling reminder of lazy summer days. An ugly depiction of racism.

Beloved by some, reviled by others.

Chief Wahoo — the grinning, wide-eyed, feather-wearing logo that has divided baseball fans and even families in Cleveland — is being tossed from the game.


  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer