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‘Redskins’ name has complicated history for Meskwaki, other tribes

WASHINGTON — The name “Redskins” — which some believe is destined for deletion from all levels of sports — has a ... »

Cedar Rapids soldier comes home
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U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL's Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins football team's trademark registration for its nickname was canceled Wednesday by a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office appeal ... »

NBA bans Clippers owner from game for life over racist comments

NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the game for life and fined him $2.5 m ... »

Oakland spoils Twins' home opener

MINNEAPOLIS -- There was an old scoreboard graphic back at the Metrodome, the former home of the Minnesota Twins, that used to taunt opposing pitch ... »

Cubs get first win of season

PITTSBURGH -- There were firsts all around for the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

The Cubs got their first win of the season, holding on for a 3-2 ... »

Two-strike bunt helps White Sox top Twins

CHICAGO -- Even with two strikes, Leury Garcia still had the green light to go on Wednesday.

The White Sox second baseman punched a critical ... »

Woods' climb to catch Niklaus grows steeper

(Reuters) - Doubts about Tiger Woods's chances of surpassing Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major titles soared on Tuesday as the world number one re ... »

Woods ruled out of Masters after back surgery

April 1 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he will miss next week's Masters after undergoing back surgery for a pinched nerve.

The world ... »

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Cubs fall to Pirates in 10th inning on Opening Day

Pirates 1, Cubs 0 (10): Neil Walker homered to lead off the bottom of the 10th inning as Pittsburgh celebrated its first Opening Day walk-off home ... »

Report: Dolphins' Incognito and two teammates harassed Martin

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The NFL's independent report on bullying charges in the Miami Dolphins' locker room has found that Richie Incognito and two te ... »

U.S. lawmakers say Redskins name is racist, not honorary

Two U.S. lawmakers on Monday rejected the National Football League's claim that the Washington Redskins name was an honor to Native Americans and u ... »

Seahawks crush Broncos to win Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks' ferocious defense shut down the Denver Broncos and record-setting quarterback Peyton ... »

Manning wins fifth MVP award, Super Bowl beckons

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peyton Manning claimed a fifth National Football League most valuable player award on Saturday but the Denver Broncos quarterb ... »

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