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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized Sunday for racist comments captured on tape, saying they were a "terrible mistake."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the oldest black-owned bookstores in the nation has been evicted from its longtime home in a historic San Francisco neighborhood...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will fight to retain her 50 percent ownership stake in the team, her lawyer said Thursday...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball teams has maintained its racial and gender hiring practices in the last year, while the percentage of African-American players equaled a study's all-time low set in the 2007 season...
NEW YORK (AP) — Terry Crews is going in for Cedric The Entertainer as new host of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire."...
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Scores of girls and young women kidnapped from a school in Nigeria are being forced to marry their Islamic extremist abductors, a civic organization reported Wednesday...
CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's hometown of Chicago plans to name a high school after him...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will stop challenging a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against police...
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James cannot currently envision a scenario where he leaves the Miami Heat this summer, though he still plans to assess his needs and his future at the end of the season...
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Forget world's best fighter, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was rated by the South African government as the world's greatest athlete and backed him to turn around boxing in the country...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Lions have hired coach Jim Caldwell...
MIAMI (AP) — Jesus Shuttlesworth returns to the court this week. Jesus Shuttlesworth may return to the big screen in the future...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Leaving a judge to decide whether to throw out the conviction of a 14-year-old boy executed in South Carolina in 1944 reminds supporters of George Stinney of how the teen's fate was also in one man's hands nearly 70 years ago...
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault is asking Florida's attorney general for an independent examination into the rape investigation, claiming it was riddled with problems...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As frustrated as Michael Jordan has been over the Charlotte Bobcats' lack of success, he said tanking games to get a high pick in next year's NBA draft isn't the way to fix a rebuilding franchise...
(AP) - The NFL received another high grade for its racial hiring amid concerns over a significant drop in minority head coaches this season...
DULUTH, Georgia (AP) — Maya Moore scored 23 points, and Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 86-77 on Thursday to win their second WNBA title in three years...
ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — All of 16 years old and given to giggles, Simone Biles showed she is ready to carry the weight of a nation...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd was suspended for two games by the NBA on Friday for pleading guilty to driving while ability impaired...
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (AP) — Tiger Woods was voted U.S. PGA Tour player of the year for the 11th time on the strength of his five big wins and return to No. 1 in the world...