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NFL-backed study: $255M boost to UK from franchise

In this handout image made available by NFL UK, the teams run onto the field before the NFL football game between Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.  (AP Photo/Nicky Hayes, NFL UK)

LONDON (AP) — An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a study released Wednesday.

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Johnson opposes resolution on Redskins name

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson has voted against a Hennepin County resolution calling on the owners of the Washington Redskins to change the team’s name.

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Kidd taps into inner teacher for young Bucks squad

In this Oct. 17, 2014, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd gestures during the first half of an NBA preseason game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Bucks open the season on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Charlotte. (AP Photo/Matthew Holst, File)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Scholastic references were flowing Tuesday at the Milwaukee Bucks’ practice facility, where Jason Kidd’s team closed the book on training camp and turned its eyes toward the regular season, which begins Wednesday in Charlotte.

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Warriors co-owner regrets writing ‘hoodish’

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber wrote to team employees to say that he regrets if anybody was offended by his unintentional use of “hoodish” in an email.

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CBC secures Canadian TV rights to 2018/2020 Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has secured the country’s broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympics.

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