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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 …

  • A police car pictured in the square outside the city hall in Bremen, northwestern Germany, on February 28, 2015. Bremen police have specifically warned about Islamic terrorists at large in the Hanseatic city
    Police warn of terrorist attack ahead of Bundesliga match AFP News - 6 hours ago

    Security will be tightened around Werder Bremen's home Bundesliga clash against second-placed VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday after police warned of a possible terrorist attack … More »Police warn of terrorist attack ahead of Bundesliga match

    A police car pictured in the square outside the city hall in Bremen, northwestern Germany, on February 28, 2015. Bremen police have specifically warned about Islamic terrorists at large in the Hanseatic city

    Security will be tightened around Werder Bremen's home Bundesliga clash against second-placed VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday after police warned of a possible terrorist attack in the Hanseatic City. Local police have stepped up their presence in Bremen's central areas due to a warning of possible Islamic terrorist activity in …

  • Olympics: IOC approves Tokyo 2020 venue changes MB - 10 hours ago

    The International Olympic Committee executive board on Friday gave the greenlight to organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Games to move three competition venues as part of a … More »Olympics: IOC approves Tokyo 2020 venue changes

    The International Olympic Committee executive board on Friday gave the greenlight to organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Games to move three competition venues as part of a plan to trim more than $1 billion from the budget. The IOC board meeting in Rio de Janeiro focused on preparations for the Tokyo games in five years time …

  • A mark is visible on the right cheek of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook where he was kneed in the face by teammate guard Andre Roberson in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.  Westbrook scored 40 points as the Trail Blazers won 115-112.  Westbrook would not talk with media afterward and his condition is unknown. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After the Portland Trail Blazers overcame Russell Westbrook's third straight triple-double, Damian Lillard sensed his team was recapturing its form of earlier this season.

  • Indiana Pacers guard George Hill, center, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Pacers won 93-86. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting.

  • Cavaliers lose to Pacers without James, Irving Associated Press - 14 hours ago
    Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, front, drives past Golden State Warriors’ David Lee during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James couldn't carry the Cavaliers on his sore back Friday night.

  • Today in History Associated Press - 15 hours ago

    Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2015. There are 306 days left in the year.

  • Indiana Pacers guard George Hill, center, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Pacers won 93-86. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting.

  • Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games director general and CEO Toshiro Muto speaks to the media after his presentation at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 27, 2015

    The International Olympic Committee executive board on Friday gave the greenlight to organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Games to move three competition venues as part of a plan to trim more than $1 billion from the budget. The IOC board meeting in Rio de Janeiro focused on preparations for the Tokyo games in five years time …