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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announces no fans will be admitted to the rest of the Big 12 basketball tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The announcement came as fans gathered for the first round of the tournament. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation lawThe Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward on federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump's tweet about rioters echoes 1960s Miami police chiefPresident Donald Trump's tweeted warning that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” echoes the rhetoric of a 1960s Miami police chief who made clear his distaste for civil rights activists and his belief that violent protests should be met with deadly force
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Associated Press photographer Julio Cortez is photographed at the scene of a protest on Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
AP photo of flag-bearing protester rockets around the worldAssociated Press photographer Julio Cortez spent long hours Thursday covering the violent protests in Minneapolis and St. Paul
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Slaughterhouses reopen but farmers still euthanizing pigsMeatpacking plants that had to briefly close due to coronavirus outbreaks have been back up and running for weeks, but production backlogs are forcing farmers to euthanize thousands of hogs that can't be processed, drawing complaints from animal welfare advocates
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FILE - In this 1988 file photo, Associated Press overnight supervisor at the time, Al Orton Jr., right, has an AP tie tack pinned to his tie by Columbus Chief of Bureau Jake Booher on Orton's 25th anniversary with the wire service in Columbus, Ohio. Orton, a veteran Associated Press journalist who spent much of his career on the overnight shift, mentoring dozens of reporters along the way, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Columbus, of a heart attack after experiencing several health problems, said his son, Andrew Orton. He was 84. (AP Photo/Gary Gardiner, File)
Veteran AP journalist Alvin Orton Jr. dies in Ohio at age 84A veteran Associated Press journalist has died in Ohio at age 84
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A traveler passes a sign recommending practicing social distancing, to limit spread of the coronavirus outbreak, at the nearly passenger-less JetBlue terminal at Logan Airport in Boston, Friday, May 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study saysThe spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer holds the trophy aloft after winning his tenth title at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland. Federer leads the annual Forbes ranking of highest-paid athletes with what the magazine says is $106.3 million in total earnings. He is the first tennis player top the list since it was first compiled in 1990. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP, File)
Federer tops highest-earning athlete list at more than $100MRoger Federer leads the annual Forbes ranking of highest-paid athletes with what the magazine says is $106.3 million in total earnings
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American facing espionage charge in Russia undergoes surgeryAn American on trial for espionage in Russia has undergone emergency surgery
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USA Hockey president Jim Smith facing investigationsUSA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois
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