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Jordan denies he's eyeing selling Bobcats

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2 (UPI) -- Michael Jordan, majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, denied a report he's considered selling the team.

Family-friendly network due from Master P

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Rapper Master P, known for such hits as "Make Em Say Uhh," says he has created a new family-friendly TV network for U.S. audiences.

Luxury resort to open in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 31 (UPI) -- U.S. resort builder Robert L. Johnson Companies is pushing ahead with a luxury resort in Liberia, not long after a civil war ended there, sources said.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
BET founder apologizes to Obama

BET founder apologizes to Obama

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The founder of Black Entertainment Television apologized Thursday to U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama over comments he made this week.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Wireless broadband reaches Fargo, N.D.

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 27 (UPI) -- Vyyo Inc and IdeaOne Telecom announced an agreement to bring broadband wireless Internet to individuals and businesses within a 20-mile radius of Fargo, N.D.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Mystics get ground-breaking new owner

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- Former television executive Sheila Johnson has become the first African-American woman to own a piece of a franchise in the WNBA.

Pine needles track stolen Christmas tree

WINNIPEG, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Winnipeg police followed a pine-needle trail to find a stolen Christmas tree in the living room of a nearby home.

Michael Jackson wants Eminem video pulled

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A U.S. network, at Michael Jackson's request, reportedly is set to pull an Eminem video in which the rap star mocks the pop singer's child molestation charges.

Cops red-faced over simple escape

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Police in Winnipeg hit the ceiling of embarrassment when a prisoner vanished from an interview room, a newspaper said Wednesday.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

The "Summit of Speed" at Calder Race Course is probably the speediest day in Florida sports that doesn't require earplugs in the pits. And Saturday's renewal po
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Memorial Day Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Thursday's top business stories:

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Penguins fire Kehoe

PITTSBURGH, April 15 (UPI) -- The return of Mario Lemieux may be uncertain, but Rick Kehoe will no longer be behind the bench for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Urban News

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A popular public pool has been closed in the Texas state capital pending further testing of the facility's water supply.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Spin readers cast their ballots in the Spin Readers Poll 2002; results will be published in the February issue, on newsstands Jan. 14.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Nominations for the the 45th annual Grammy Awards are among the most evenly distributed in the history of the music industry awards ceremony.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Bob Johnson gets Charlotte NBA franchise

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Robert Johnson, the billionaire founder of Black Entertainment Television, has been awarded the new NBA franchise in Charlotte, N.C., the league announced Wednesday.
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