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Wade elects to become free agent, may leave Heat

In this Jan. 4, 2015, file photo, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) shoots in front of Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami. Wade announced Monday, June 29, 2015, that he will elect to become a free agent. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade will become a free agent Wednesday, and his 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending.

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Hyundai replaces General Motors as NFL auto sponsor

DETROIT (AP) — The National Football League is getting a new official automotive sponsor: Hyundai.

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Discovery secures European Olympic TV rights through 2024

In this Wednesday July 9, 2014 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference after an executive board meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.   U.S. based media giant Discovery Communications Inc. has secured the European broadcast rights for four Olympics through 2024 in a landmark deal worth euro1.3 billion ($1.45 billion). The parent company of the Discovery Channel and Eurosport won the rights to the games of 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024, and also agreed to collaborate with the IOC on its new year-round Olympic Channel. The IOC says the deal covers all platforms, including free television, subscription and pay TV, internet and mobile phones in 50 countries across the continent. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)

LONDON (AP) — U.S.-based media giant Discovery Communications Inc. secured the European broadcast rights for four Olympics through 2024 on Monday in a landmark deal worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.45 billion).

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Rodgers and Hammerstein bio coming in 2018

In this Dec. 2, 1956, file photo, composer Richard Rodgers, left, and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, pose for a photo. A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team's publishing arm, will be come out in 2018. Henry Holt and Company announced Monday, June 29, 2015, that Todd S. Purdum's book, ”Rogers and Hammerstein,” also will draw upon materials recently made available at the Library of Congress. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team’s publishing arm, will be come out in 2018.

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Discovery Communications secures European Olympic TV rights from 2018 to ’24 for $1.45 billion

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Discovery Communications secures European Olympic TV rights from 2018 to ’24 for $1.45 billion.

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