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Owner Haslam says Browns must find answer at quarterback

CLEVELAND (AP) — Owner Jimmy Haslam says the Browns are committed to finding a quarterback “who can make us a championship team” and that all options are open for next season’s starter.

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Seattle mayor meets with NBA, NHL commissioners

SEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray says he met with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on a trip to New York this week to reiterate the city’s interest in bringing both leagues to Seattle.

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Steelers president doubts 2015 playoff expansion

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Don’t look at NFL expansion of the playoffs as a slam dunk.

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Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan cheers on his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Charlotte, N.C. An emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears as he accepted an award for being named the Charlotte Business Journal’s Business Person of the Year. The Hornets owner said during a nine-minute speech Tuesday night, Jan. 20, 2015, that aired on the organization’s website that while he’s received many awards as a player, this one was different. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal’s Business Person of the Year.

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TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

In this image released by ABS, Anthony Anderson, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross appear in a scene from "Black-ish." The series was created by Kenya Barris, who was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television. (AP Photo/ABC, Kelsey McNeal)

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television.

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