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FILE - This is an Oct. 24, 2012, file photo, showing New York Islanders owner Charles Wang addressing the media during a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. In a statement Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, the team says a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin has reached an agreement to buy a "substantial" minority interest in the team.

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NY Islanders owner announces sale

The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor.

FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, official Dick Bavetta watches during a free throwt during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets in New York. Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment. NBA president Rod Thorn says Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in a statement that the league is "grateful for his contributions to our league, and we wish him the best as he enjoys his well-earned retirement."

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Veteran NBA ref Bavetta retires after 39 years

NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment.

Joe Gibbs, right, speaks as drivers Daniel Suarez, left, Carl Edwards, second from left, and J.D. Gibbs, second from right, laugh during a news conference at Joe Gibbs Racing's headquarters in Huntersville, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015 and Daniel Suarez will drive in the Nationwide series.

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Gibbs hires Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez

Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015.

The 2014 Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith, right, a Seattle Seahawks linebacker, waves to spectators as he rides in a parade at Walt Disney World with Mickey Mouse, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J.

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Malcolm Smith back to practice for Seahawks

Smith has been sidelined throughout the entire offseason while recovering from ankle surgery this spring.

The South Vancouver Little League baseball team from Vacouver, British Columbia, Canada, participates in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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Vancouver, Canada falls to Nashville in LLWS

Nashville, Tennessee, beat Vancouver, Canada in a consolation game Tuesday at the Little League World Series.

Former Colorado Avalanche forward Steve Moore talks with reporters as he leaves a hearing in Denver District Court on Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, on a lawsuit he filed against Vancouver Canucks player Todd Bertuzzi and others after he was seriously injured by a hit from Bertuzzi in a game in March 2004 in Vancouver. Denver District Judge Shelley Gilman tossed out the lawsuit on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, saying Moore didn't have any evidence that the defendants should face trial in Colorado, adding that she doubted Colorado law would apply to most of Moore's claims.

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Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against former Vancouver Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi for his career-ending hit.

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Ailing Joey Kramer’s son joins Aerosmith on tour

Kramer's son Jesse who took over his dad's drum seat when the band hit the stage.

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Benedict Cumberbatch to voice tiger in ‘Jungle Book’

The "Sherlock" star has signed on for Warner Bros.' adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's beloved adventure tale.

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Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

Lawmakers are calling for calm and a change in police tactics as the St. Louis suburb continues to be rocked by racially charged clashes.

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Nearly 40K carseats recalled

Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.

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At 91, Stan Lee continues to expand his ‘Universe’

The comic book legend may be in his ninth decade, but it hasn't stopped him from interesting a new generation of children in super heroes.

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Google considering YouTube, Gmail accounts for kids

Google is considering online accounts for children under 13, giving parents control over how the service is used.

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Unemployment up slightly in Whatcom County

Local jobless rate up a bit in July

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Suarez pledges to never bite again

The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans at an event delayed because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup.

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White House wants ‘crash-proof’ cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will begin drafting rules to require anti-crash technology in new vehicles.

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Man celebrates 101st birthday by going to work

Even at 101-years-old, this guy still puts in his time at the job he's held for 73 years.

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Two men injured in Lynden crash

Both drivers hospitalized in Pangborn Rd. crash north of Lynden

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Kid-friendly Instagram rival plans aggressive push

Kuddle, a Norwegian picture-sharing app designed for children, plans an aggressive push into the U.S. market.

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Oklahoma suspends top freshman RB for entire season

Joe Mixon, one of the school's top recruits in 2014, will miss the entire college football season.

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Chris Brown and Trey Songz announce joint tour

The Virginia natives are hitting the road this fall.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

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In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

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Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

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Taylor Swift leads ‘best dressed’ list

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The annual list of celebrity style icons includes Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o, Rihanna, and Blake Shelton.

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‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

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"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

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Toni Braxton wins date on TV game show

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WATCH: The R&B singer plays "The Dating Game" with a little help from her friend Queen Latifah.