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Mark Cuban: Dispute with ESPN Rooted in Automated Content

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says his decision to revoke the credentials of two ESPN writers who cover his team was driven partly by concern that automated game reports could eventually replace human-generated content.

Harvard Cancels Men's Soccer Season Over Sex Rating Report

SPORTS | Nov 4
A scandal over a lewd document has ended the season for one of Harvard's biggest sports programs. The university abruptly canceled all of its men's soccer games Friday.

Belichick Says He 'Can't Take It Anymore' with Tablet Use

PERSONAL TECH | By Kyle Hightower | Oct 22
Bill Belichick is throwing in the towel in his ongoing fight with the use of tablets on the sideline.

Twitter to Launch App on Apple TV, Others to Stream NFL

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 16
A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights.

NCAA President on Pulling Championships from N.C. Over "Bathroom"Llaw

The NCSAA has pulled seven events from North Carolina thanks to the state's anti-LGBT law, HB2.

Switching Teams

SPORTS | Aug 31
Lesley Stahl profiles Harvard swimmer Schuyler Bailar, who may be the first openly transgender male athlete to compete in a NCAA Division I men's sport.

Sweden to Deport Gay Soccer Player to Gay-Hating Home Country

SPORTS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Aug 20
A gay soccer player will be deported from Sweden to Liberia where he will be prosecuted, beaten and possibly raped for his homosexuality.

Inside an Olympian's Testosterone Ordeal

SCIENCE | By John Leicester | Aug 16
The young athlete, now competing at the Rio Games, always considered herself to be a girl just like the others, a girl who loved to run. Then the governing body of track and field told her she was different.

Is NBC's Prime-Time Olympics Due for A Change?

CORPORATE | By David Bauder | Aug 13
Prime-time ratings are down this year from the record-setting London Games, and NBC says a big reason is because more people are watching cable or their devices. But it's worth posing the question: Is the formula growing stale?

'Racially Insensitive' Ortiz Bobblehead Pulled Before Game

CORPORATE | By Kyle Hightower | Aug 12
The Boston Red Sox canceled a David Ortiz bobblehead promotion Tuesday night when the figurine turned out to be "racially insensitive," said team president Sam Kennedy.

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