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The NBA Players Association sent letters to 450 players on Monday asking for signatures to recertify the union

AFP News - Tue, Nov 29, 2011 - NBA players made their first moves toward ratifying a tentative settlement agreement with team owners, starting the process of recertifying their union so they can vote on a new …

  • This combination of photos provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows William James Vahey in 2013, left, and 2004. The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of Vahey's, a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four decades. Vahey, 64, killed himself in Luverne, Minn., on March 21. (AP Photo/FBI)
    FBI investigates suspected serial child molester Associated Press - 10 hours ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and … More »FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

    This combination of photos provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows William James Vahey in 2013, left, and 2004. The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of Vahey's, a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four decades. Vahey, 64, killed himself in Luverne, Minn., on March 21. (AP Photo/FBI)

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.

  • Donnie Tyndall, right, is introduced as Tennessee men's basketball coach by athletic director Dave Hart during a news conference Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. The former Southern Mississippi coach succeeds Cuonzo Martin, who resigned last week to take the coaching job at California. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)
    Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's coaching position had just become available when Donnie Tyndall received a text message urging him to pursue the job. More »Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall

    Donnie Tyndall, right, is introduced as Tennessee men's basketball coach by athletic director Dave Hart during a news conference Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. The former Southern Mississippi coach succeeds Cuonzo Martin, who resigned last week to take the coaching job at California. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's coaching position had just become available when Donnie Tyndall received a text message urging him to pursue the job.

  • Spurs' Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year Associated Press - 12 hours ago

    The San Antonio Spurs, the model for stability and sustained success in the modern NBA, were still a shaken team when they showed up for training camp in October, less than four months after a devastating loss to Miami in the NBA Finals.

  • UNC reading specialist says she is resigning Associated Press - 17 hours ago

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester.

  • Tennessee hiring Southern Mississippi's Tyndall Associated Press - 19 hours ago
    FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, Southern Mississippi head coach Donnie Tyndall, center, talks to guards Neil Watson, left, and Jerrold Brooks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul, in Rosemont, Ill. Tennessee is counting on Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two men's basketball coaches. Tennessee announced Tuesday morning, April 22, 2014, that Tyndall would be introduced as its new coach at a 2 p.m. news conference. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi's Donnie Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two basketball coaches.

  • Slive: Leagues, union advocates have common ground

    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive doesn't think college athletes should have employee status, but believes there is some common ground with the proposal from the five power leagues and a ...

  • In this Monday, April 21, 2014 photo, Lim Son-mi, 50, who works at a daycare center in Ansan, speaks during an interview in Jindo, South Korea. Her daughter Park Hye-son is among the 302 people dead or missing in last week’s South Korean ferry disaster. She said her 16-year-old daughter Hye-son wanted to be a television screenwriter. But Lim’s wages from working at a daycare center meant she didn’t have enough money to send her younger daughter to the writing academy she’d wanted to attend. (AP Photo/Gillian Wong)

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — A bicycle, never ridden. A lipstick prank pulled off by old friends. Mother-daughter conversations that now burn in the memory, laden with regret.

  • Clippers rout Warriors 138-98, even playoff series Associated Press - Tue, Apr 22, 2014
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, top, goes over Golden State Warriors guard Steve Blake for a loose ball during the first half in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After getting knocked down in their playoff opener, Blake Griffin and the Clippers answered with a dominant performance in shutting down the Warriors as soon as the game began.