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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

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Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

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Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

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Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson 

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) walks off the field before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.

In a text message to The Associated Press, Johnson confirmed it was a two-year deal.

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Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl, center, shakes hands with investment firm executives Wesley Edens, right, and Marc Lasry, at a news conference after reaching a deal to sell the franchise Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee. The deal is subject to approval by the NBA and its Board of Governors.

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens.

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Patrols increase near Marathon finish line

With his attorney, Shannon Lopez, left, beside him Kevin Edson is arraigned in Boston Municipal Court, Wednesday, April 16 2014, in Boston. Edson was arrested Tuesday near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings. Edson was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance and ordered held on $100,000 bail. He is due back in court on May 7.

Police have stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line, a day after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack.

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Blazers defeat Clippers 110-102 

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts calls in a play against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of their NBA basketball game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Portland won 100-85.

The Trail Blazers downed Clippers 110-104 in the regular-season finale, with both teams resting key players in advance of the playoffs.

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Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2 

Flags of some of the teams of the American League west division fly at Safeco Field during a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Seattle. Flags for the Seattle Mariners, the Oakland Athletics, the Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers, and the Houston Astros, are shown.

The Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2

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Sidney Rice agrees to terms with Seahawks 

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice looks for the call against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on a deal.

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Date set for Koenen/Locker football camp

Photo Credit: KPUG Staff

There will be no "Friday Night Lights" game prior to the camp like last year. Koenen writes on Facebook, "We have a great event coming for everyone to be excited about to replace it."

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Guard Jaamon Echols enrolled spring quarter at WWU

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Played in 20 games as freshman at NCAA D-1 Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

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Americans urged to plan for the end

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National Health Care Decisions Day encourages people to think about their own end-of-life preferences.

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US Airways investigating pornographic tweet sent to complaining customer

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The apology has been retweeted more than 13,000 times and social media was flooded with jokes and gripes about the image.

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Google Glass goes on sale for one day only

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Google will take orders for its wearable gadget in a push to get the $1,500 Web-ready glasses out to the public.

April 10, 2014 in Lifestyle

Toyota recalling 6.4M vehicles

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RECALL ROUNDUP: A look at this week's top recalls and product safety information.

April 9, 2014 in Lifestyle

New ‘Heartbleed’ bug poses threat to data security

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A newly discovered bug in widely used Web encryption technology has made data vulnerable to theft by hackers.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kicked in the head by a train

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‘Hobbit’ star found guilty in drug case

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Actor Mikael Persbrandt has been sentenced to five months in jail for buying cocaine.

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Watch Taylor Swift’s video blog of bridal shower surprise

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The superstar documented her surprise appearance at an Ohio bride's celebration.

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No cooling down for the hot ‘Frozen’ soundtrack

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The soundtrack for Disney's animated film continues to dominate the Billboard music charts.

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‘X-Men’ director accused of drugging, raping teen

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The lawsuit - filed weeks before the release of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" - alleges the director used his influence to sexually assault a teenage boy.

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Today in entertainment history: April 17

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A look back at Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy engaged

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Jenny McCarthy has the "right stuff" in the New Kids On The Block star's eyes.

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AC/DC will ‘rock on;’ Young has ‘debilitating illness’

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The band plans to begin recording in May, but founding member Malcolm Young won't be among them.

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Camera snaps shot of repeat burglar

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Police suspect man burglarized business three times

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WWU president’s question on race stirs controversy

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Western's president says "white" comment meant to be provocative