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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, Atlanta mayoral candidate Lisa Borders makes calls to supporters in her office at her campaign headquarters in Atlanta. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008 as the city's vice mayor, will become the WNBA's fourth president, the league announced, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The move comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down. (AP Photo/Johnny Clark, File)

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Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA President

The move announced Wednesday comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down.

Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson (20) hits an RBI single against the New York Yankees in Game 2 of a doubleheader baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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Donaldson, Blue Jays complete $28.65 million, 2-year deal

Donaldson receives $11.65 million this year and $17 million in 2017 under the deal announced Wednesday.

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Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with Divac positive

Karl said Wednesday before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page.

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams reacts after a turnover during the first half of Notre Dame’s 80-76 win in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

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UNC’s Williams thankful, doing OK after vertigo attack

"I'm alive. I'm kicking. ... I've had some vertigo attacks over the last 17 or 18 years. This is the first time I really had one during a game," Williams said afterward.

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NASCAR changes to franchise model

NASCAR has announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners.

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It’s now Professor Selig

The former baseball commissioner has a new gig.

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Denver streets run orange to welcome Super Bowl-winning Broncos

Hundreds of thousands of cheering, orange-clad Denver Broncos fans lined the city's streets on Tuesday for a parade and rally to welcome home the team after their upset victory in Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers.

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Newton: ‘Not about to conform’

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he's a bad loser and isn't apologizing for his post-Super Bowl news conference.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. WARRIORS WIN 10th STRAIGHT The red-hot Golden State Warriors are…

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Broncos parade through Denver, leave questions for later

Tens of thousands of fans cheered the Denver Broncos as the Super Bowl champions paraded through downtown Denver on Tuesday.

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Newton defends actions after Super Bowl: I will not conform

Newton says, "Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser."

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NFL bars violent offenders from rookie scouting combine

The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

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Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

The team announced the punishment Tuesday, saying it worked with the NBA in the process.

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LeSean McCoy investigated over fight with off-duty cops

The incident occurred early Sunday morning after an argument broke out between McCoy's party and the officers over a bottle of champagne.

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The Latest: Broncos fans stream out of downtown after parade

Thousands of fans are cheering as the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos parade through the Mile High City.

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Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says she lost some hearing in attack

Colleen Crowley's affidavit, published online Monday, says Manziel dragged her into a car last month after she tried to get away from him. Crowley accused Manziel of striking her in her left ear.

Denver Broncos’ head coach Gary Kubiak, right, reacts after getting soaked with a sports drink by Von Miller (58) after their win against the Carolina Panthers in the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Party like it’s 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl

The Denver Broncos will board fire trucks and roll slowly through the crowd-lined streets of the Mile High City to celebrate winning the Super Bowl.

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, center right, holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos

Denver were a 5-1/2-point underdog to top-seeded Carolina ahead of Sunday's game in Santa Clara, California, but used a ferocious defense to pull out a 24-10 victory.

Members of the Denver Broncos hold the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Nearly 112 million watch Super Bowl 50 on TV, below record

Super Bowl 50 was the third most-watched Super Bowl in U.S. history with 111.9 million Americans watching the game on television, ratings data showed.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star goes outside US

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant shoots during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

If Bryant heats up, he could add a fifth All-Star Game MVP award to his collection.

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Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

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The commissioner's office said Friday that Mejia tested positive for Boldenone.

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The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.

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The weekend sports schedule

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Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

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The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

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