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Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is taking up a First Amendment clash over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name....

Ray Rice still waits for 2nd chance, doesn't begrudge Hardy
DALLAS (AP) -- Unsigned for two years since the release of the horrific video of him punching his then-fiancee, Ray Rice says his second chance has come through his choice to speak out against domestic violence....

ACC moves football championship game to Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The ACC is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando's Camping World Stadium....

Family, friends of Marlins' Fernandez to attend funeral Mass
MIAMI (AP) -- A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez gathered for a private funeral Mass on Thursday afternoon....

The Latest: Heckler shines during Ryder Cup practice round
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) -- The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):...

5 huge momentum swings from Ryder Cup history
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) -- Momentum means everything at the Ryder Cup....

WR Bryant avoided Cowboys for 2 days, fearing news on knee
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dez Bryant missed medical appointments and team meetings over two days away from the Dallas Cowboys this week as the star receiver tried to avoid bad news about his injured right knee....

Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has welcomed to the White House relatives of Jesse Owens and America's 17 other black athletes from the 1936 Olympics for the acknowledgement they didn't receive along with their white counterparts 80 years ago....

Congress blocks 'victory tax' on Olympic athletes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Olympic athletes would be exempt from a so-called victory tax under legislation approved by Congress and sent to the president....

Expert panel: Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30 billion
TOKYO (AP) -- The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several key venues are relocated, an expert panel warned Thursday in the latest blow to Japanese organizers....

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