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Former NYT executive editor Jill Abramson has book deal

In this April 19, 2010 file photo, Jill Abramson attends the 2010 Matrix Awards presented by the New York Women in Communications at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Abramson has a book deal for a work on the “creative disruption” caused by the rise of digital media. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, that Abramson will write about the struggles of “legacy” companies as they compete with “net-native” organizations. The book is currently untitled and has no release date. It’s Abramson’s first book since she was fired last May by the Times, where she had been the paper’s first female executive editor (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson has a book deal for a work on the “creative disruption” caused by the rise of digital media.

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Everth Cabrera waits for Orioles to finalize deal

In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, San Diego Padres' Everth Cabrera celebrates as he runs to first after connecting for a game-winning single against the Atlanta Braves in the 10th inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Former All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized their $2.4 million, one-year contract. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Former All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera and the Baltimore Orioles finalized their $2.4 million, one-year contract on Wednesday.

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Wild swap minority owners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have swapped minority owners, with Chicago financier Matthew Hulsizer replacing New York hedge fund manager Philip Falcone on majority owner Craig Leopold’s board of directors.

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Los Angeles-area city celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.

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Q&A: ‘Modern Family’ producer talks episode shot with iPhone

In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, director Steven Levitan, winner of the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series award for "Modern Family," poses backstage at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The Associated Press spoke by phone with Levitan to discuss some of the thinking and lessons learned in the making of the "Connection Lost" episode, which airs at 9 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 on ABC. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For this week’s “Modern Family,” producers put down their expensive professional cameras and shot the episode with iPhones and other Apple devices. Seen through the eyes of character Claire Dunphy as she uses a Mac laptop, characters only appear on her computer’s FaceTime video-calling app.

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