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Teed off at Univision, Trump drives dispute off course

This June 16, 2015 file photo shows developer Donald Trump as he delivers remarks during his announcement that he will be a Republican candidate for president, in New York. Univision is dropping the Miss USA pageant and says it will cut all business ties with Donald Trump in a spiraling controversy over comments the Republican presidential hopeful made recently about Mexican immigrants. The company said Thursday, June 25, it would pull the plug on its Spanish-language coverage of the pageant on July 12 by its UniMas network. It also has severed its business relationship with the Miss Universe Organization, which produces the Miss USA pageant, due to what it called "insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants" by Trump, a part owner of the organization. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump to Univision: Get off my lawn.

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MLB plans to open 2nd replay center in San Francisco

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, right, gestures to AT & T Park employees beside Giants radio broadcaster Jon Miller Thursday, June 25, 2015, prior to a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to open a second replay center in San Francisco.

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Hawks acquire Hardaway Jr. in draft-night trade with Knicks

Kelly Oubre Jr. answers questions during an interview after being selected 15th overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

ATLANTA (AP) — As names started coming off his draft board, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer didn’t see a player who excited him at the 15th or the 19th spot.

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Cavaliers trade with Minnesota, make 3 picks in second round

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Not only did the Cavaliers not pick first in the NBA draft, they traded their only first-rounder this year.

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PawSox stadium opponents to rally at state house

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Opponents of a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox want lawmakers to know where they stand as the legislative session ends.

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