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Sports Redskins: Canceling trademark violates free-speech rights Redskins: Canceling trademark violates free-speech rights
A federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins' trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday.
Sports NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch just before Daytona 500 NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch just before Daytona 500
In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.
Sports A-Rod makes vague apology, turns down news conference A-Rod makes vague apology, turns down news conference
Alex Rodriguez issued a five-paragraph handwritten apology "for the mistakes that led to my suspension" on Tuesday without detailing specifics about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.