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NTT becomes first domestic sponsor of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers have signed up Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation as the first domestic sponsor of the 2020 Games.

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Ex-MLB pitcher Randy Wells opening Illinois sports facility

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Former Major League Baseball pitcher Randy Wells is opening a sports training facility in southern Illinois.

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Daytona extends Rolex as title sponsor of 24-hour race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona International Speedway has extended its partnership with Rolex as the title sponsor for the annual 24-hour endurance race at the famed track.

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Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright

In this Sept. 29, 2009 file photo, a pedestrian runs past the famous Nike Air Jordan logo in front of the Niketown store in downtown Portland, Ore.  A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable “Jumpman Logo.”  The lawsuit, filed in federal court on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, seeks unspecified monetary damages based on profits attributable to the infringement on the copyright. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes.

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Florida unveils plans for $15M indoor practice facility

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has announced plans for an indoor practice facility, becoming the last Southeastern Conference team to build one.

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