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RB Blount rejoins Pats after being cut by Steelers

In this Oct. 20, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount (27) warms up before an  NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Pittsburgh. The Steelers have released running back LeGarrette Blount. The move comes less than 24 hours after Blount left the field early in a victory over the Tennessee Titans on Monday night, Nov. 17. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have re-signed running back LeGarrette Blount two days after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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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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Kidd booed in return to Brooklyn as Nets coach

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd pauses during a timeout in the first half of the Bucks' NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, the team he coached last season, in his first appearance back at the Barclays Center, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Kidd revealed a distrust of the Nets’ front office and a desire to get past his messy departure from the franchise when he returned to Brooklyn on Wednesday as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks.

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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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