NBA referee sues AP sportswriter over tweet

St. Paul Pioneer Press

In his lawsuit, NBA ref Bill Spooner accuses Minneapolis-based Associated Press sportswriter Jon Krawczynski of defamation for tweeting that he promised points to the Timberwolves after a questionable call. An AP lawyer tells David Hanners that "we believe all of the facts we reported from the game in question were accurate."

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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