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AP, NBA Ref Reach Settlement In Tweet Suit

Referee William Spooner agreed to drop the suit, filed last March in Minneapolis, pending removal of the Jan. 24 tweet from Jon Krawczynski’s Twitter account and a payment of $20,000 for Spooner’s litigation costs.

12/07/2011

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NBA Ref Sues AP, Sports Writer Over Twitter Post

An NBA referee has sued The Associated Press and one of its sports writers over a Twitter message suggesting he intentionally made a bad call to make up for a previous bad call that went against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

03/15/2011

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