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Pistons, eyeing younger players, waive Josh Smith

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith (6) drives on Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Stan Van Gundy kept Detroit’s awkward core of frontcourt players together during his first offseason as team president, hoping the Pistons would show signs of improvement without any drastic moves.

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Vikings: 30K tickets already sold for new stadium

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings say ticket sales for the new stadium are moving at a brisk pace.

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N. Korean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

In this Sept. 22, 2013 file photo, North Koreans ride on an amusement park ride while watching a 3D movie at the Rungna People's Pleasure Park in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema - of its own particular styling. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.

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Seahawks, Packers, Cowboys, Steelers in playoffs

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) throws under pressure from Arizona Cardinals defensive end Frostee Rucker (98) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Now that they’ve qualified for the postseason, there’s no relaxing for the Packers, Lions, and Steelers.

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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

An exterior view of the Sony Pictures Studios building is seen in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails.

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