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Chief Wahoo protester pleads guilty to theft of grant money

CLEVELAND (AP) A man who has held protests saying the Cleveland Indians‘ Chief Wahoo mascot is racist has pleaded guilty to stealing money from federal grants aimed at helping Native Americans. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland said Wednesday that 71-year-old Robert Roche pleaded guilty to two counts of theft from programs receiving federal funds. Prosecutors say the Cleveland man ...

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Kanye: 'I make more money on shoes than Michael Jordan'

Kanye West says he rakes in more money from the sale of his Yeezy shoes than Michael Jordan does from Jordan Brand. The bold statement was part of a storm of tweets the rapper/designer fired off Wednesday. He also called Yeezy the “second-fastest-growing company in history” and said the brand’s success “could’ve never happened at Nike.” <figure class="article-segment–embed" reada… NBA ...

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Evian Masters increases prize money

PARIS (AP) Evian Championship organizers will increase the prize money at the women’s golf major to $ 4.1 million in 2019. A first increase of $ 200,000 will be implemented this year, with an extra $ 250,000 added from 2019. Organizers say the increase is aimed at strengthening the event’s ”position just behind the U.S. Women’s Open as the second-largest ...

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Thunder Bay Under-18 Baseball World Cup made less money than in 2010 but organizers still pleased

The head of the organization responsible for hosting the 2017 Under-18 Baseball World Cup in Thunder Bay, Ont., says the venture turned a profit, but not one as big as the last time the tournament came to the Lakehead. Still, Warren Philp, the executive director of the Thunder Bay International Baseball Association (TBIBA), said organizers are pleased with the way ...

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How the money flowed at the trade deadline

NHL general managers really flexed their creative muscles ahead of this year’s deadline and pulled off some elaborate deals. Related: Ranking the 5 biggest deadline deals In the days leading up to the deadline, the league saw two three-team trades and on more than a handful of occasions, salary was retained on players who were traded. The salary cap has ...

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