ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 12:  Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, stands during the National Anthem prior to the game against the Atlanta Hawks at McCamish Pavilion on October 12, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mark Cuban on anthem protests

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban explains to CNN's Dylan Byers the "different circumstances" between the NFL and NBA in the wake of national anthem protests.

Fake black activist accounts linked to Russia

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PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 15:  Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks to a crowd gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center during a campaign rally on March 15, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary elections in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio, while Missouri and Illinois remain tight races  (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

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    Dylan Byers is a senior media reporter for CNN Media and CNN Politics

    He was previously a media reporter for POLITICO, and media and tech reporter at Adweek.

    Byers served as a research assistant to Philip Gourevitch, George Packer, and Jane Kramer. He graduated from Bard College in 2008 and lives in Los Angeles, CA.