By JOSEPH WHITE, AP Sports Writer
June 18, 2014 11:08 a.m.
WASHINGTON — 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.
By BERNIE WILSON, Associated Press
June 16, 2014 10:11 a.m.
SAN DIEGO — Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego's most beloved athletes, died of cancer Monday. He was 54.
By TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press
June 9, 2014 9:37 a.m.
LeBron James had 35 points and 10 rebounds in a powerful comeback from the cramps that knocked him out of the opener, as the Miami Heat tied the NBA Finals with a 98-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 Sunday night.