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NBA’s Silver sends message on domestic violence

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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NBA’s Silver sends message on domestic violence

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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NBA suspends Hornets’ Jeffery Taylor 24 games

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property.

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Strong and Texas players could testify in dispute

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An attorney for Oklahoma State said Wednesday the school could seek sworn testimony from Texas football coach Charlie Strong, Longhorns players and school administrators in its fight to recover nearly $600,000 from former Cowboys assistant Joe Wickline, who is now at Texas.

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Parity around the ACC obscuring breakout stars

Pittsburgh's James Conner (24) rushes ahead of the North Carolina defense in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Chapel Hill, N.C. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Robert Willett) MANDATORY CREDIT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There are stars in the Atlantic Coast Conference who don’t wear garnet and gold if you know where to look.

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