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‘The Great Leap' at Steppenwolf mirrors NBA controversy in China

‘The Great Leap' at Steppenwolf mirrors NBA controversy in China

47 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Before the controversy between the NBA and China started, a play mirroring similar themes has been running at Steppenwolf Theatre. “The Great Leap” is set in China at...
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Nets ‘dress rehearsal' against Raptors shows lots of rust

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

It was a picture-perfect possession. Well, almost. Caris LeVert ripped Kyle Lowry at the basket, then pushed the ball the length of the floor before whipping a pass to Kyrie...
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Wizards and Mystics join Game Growers to help boost girls participation in sports

2 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The Washington Wizards and Mystics join in on Nikes NBA and WNBA Game Growers program. The Game Growers program is meant to provide eighth grade
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NBA trade rumors: Domantas Sabonis garnering interest from several teams as contract discussions continue

NBA trade rumors: Domantas Sabonis garnering interest from several teams as contract discussions continue

4 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Domantas Sabonis has yet to sign a new deal with the Pacers and several teams are hoping to take advantage.
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NBA preview 2019-20: How a surge in superstar duos has created parity

6 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

LeBron James has a new star teammate with the Lakers while the Clippers have two new superstars. From Houston to Brooklyn, from San Antonio to Portland, duos dominate.
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Warriors waiving Alfonzo McKinnie, clear room for Marquese Chriss, report says

Warriors waiving Alfonzo McKinnie, clear room for Marquese Chriss, report says

7 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Chriss has spent time with three teams in four seasons since entering the league as the No. 8 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
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Celtics look to bolster defense against larger NBA armies

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Auerbach Center has just four sides, but it seems from time to time there is as much talk about defense here as in the building with one more wall down in Arlington...
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Ranking the NBA's 15 best players, from Kawhi Leonard to Kyrie Irving

Ranking the NBA's 15 best players, from Kawhi Leonard to Kyrie Irving

8 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Yes, the 2019-20 regular season is upon us, and with it comes another set of player rankings. Who earns the top spot?
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Zion Williamson Will Miss Start Of NBA Season With Right Knee Soreness

8 hours ago   |   Forbes

Zion Williamson will miss more than Friday night's preseason game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden because of soreness in his right knee.
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Michael Jordan Explains Why He Was ‘Apolitical' In His Basketball Career

8 hours ago   |   News One

For years, Michael Jordan has gotten criticism for avoiding all social issues in his basketball career. Whether it was race, poverty, or Black people being assaulted by the...
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The first all-female spacewalk is underway

The first all-female spacewalk is underway

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch are conducting the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station. Read more ...

Shaq helps paralyzed Atlanta boy, family with a place to stay

Shaq helps paralyzed Atlanta boy, family with a place to stay

Shaquille O'Neal said he's going to help the mother "get back on her feet." Read more ...

Wisconsin school guard says he was fired for using racial slur when telling...

Wisconsin school guard says he was fired for using racial slur when telling student not to call him that

"As a black man, I have a right not to be called that word," he said. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after traces of asbestos found

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after traces of asbestos found

The recall is limited to one lot of Johnson's Baby Powder produced and shipped in the United States in 2018, the company said. Read more ...

Trump to nominate Dan Brouillette as Energy Secretary

Trump to nominate Dan Brouillette as Energy Secretary

President Donald Trump said today he will nominate Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette to replace Rick Perry in the agency's top job. “I am pleased to nominate Deputy... Read more ...

John Carlson's 3-point night helps Capitals beat Rangers 5-2

John Carlson's 3-point night helps Capitals beat Rangers 5-2

WASHINGTON - John Carlson added three assists to his historic start, T.J. Oshie scored two power-play goals and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Friday... Read more ...

Moment woman falls onto subway tracks and is pulled to safety

Moment woman falls onto subway tracks and is pulled to safety

Bystanders jumped to action when a woman fell onto the tracks of the Pueyrredon station in Buenos Aires. Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Yair Rodriguez's win over Jeremy Stephens in UFC on ESPN 6...

Twitter reacts to Yair Rodriguez's win over Jeremy Stephens in UFC on ESPN 6 barnburner

Yair Rodriguez got the last laugh over Jeremy Stephens on Friday when he emerged victorious from their grudge match at UFC on ESPN 6. After the initial meeting ended in a quick... Read more ...

38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe

38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe

WASHINGTON - The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of private email and found violations by 38... Read more ...

LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

NEW YORK - DJ LeMahieu drove Justin Verlander's second pitch over the wall, then Aaron Hicks sent the fans at Yankee Stadium into a frenzy with a three-run homer off the foul... Read more ...