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6 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

NBA NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants all teams to hire more women, especially in leadership and supervisory positions, and is urging them to take some of the mandates that the...
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Silver defends penalty to Cuban for Mavericks' misconduct

15 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he didn't suspend Mark Cuban because the Mavericks owner was never directly implicated in the misconduct toward women within his organization...
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John Wall joins Stephen Curry and Chris Paul in raising money for Hurricane Florence relief efforts

19 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Three of the NBA's best North Carolina-raised stars are teaming up to help relief efforts back home following the devastation of Hurricane Florence. Wizards guard John Wall
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LeBron James is already dominating Lakers practices, and Magic Johnson says there's an extra benefit to it

LeBron James is already dominating Lakers practices, and Magic Johnson says there's an extra benefit to it

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

LeBron James is practicing with his new Los Angeles Lakers teammates and already dominating. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka said James threw an incredible pass in a scrimmage that a...
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How Do NBA Franchises Spend Their Revenue? Team Executives Reveal Financial Info

1 day ago   |   SI

From player salaries to practice facilities to shelling out money for planes, hotels, food and beverages, the way NBA teams spend their revenue varies greatly among franchises.
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Highlights from Dallas Mavericks workplace investigation

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

Highlights from an independent investigation of workplace conditions at the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, according to a 46-page report released Wednesday some seven months after a...
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ESPN's Rachel Nichols grills Mark Cuban after NBA investigation reveals he was unaware of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations in Mavs' front office

ESPN's Rachel Nichols grills Mark Cuban after NBA investigation reveals he was unaware of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations in Mavs' front office

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   9 articles

ESPN's Rachel Nichols grilled Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on his lack of knowledge about allegations of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct within the...
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Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald   |   9 articles

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA's investigation into workplace...
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Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting what could be a huge year for NBA free agency

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting what could be a huge year for NBA free agency

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the team. According to a report, Butler gave the Wolves three teams he'd be open to signing a...
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LeBron James' best chance to win with the Lakers might be to pick apart the Warriors from inside

LeBron James' best chance to win with the Lakers might be to pick apart the Warriors from inside

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

LeBron James has yet to play a game with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he and the front office may already have their sights set on disassembling the Golden State Warriors...
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Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

It was a fruitful morning for a pair of prison guards who uncovered some monkey business when they spotted $17.8 million of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of bananas. Read more ...

'The president needs to know it is all a setup': Trump's media allies are...

'The president needs to know it is all a setup': Trump's media allies are warning him not to fire Rod Rosenstein after bombshell NYT report

President Donald Trump's allies in the media are divided on how to defuse a bombshell report from The New York Times. According to sources in the report published on Friday... Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing...

Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from power, and wearing a wire to record his conversations with... Read more ...

3 children and 3 adults wounded in early-morning knife attack at New York...

3 children and 3 adults wounded in early-morning knife attack at New York day care center

Six people, including three children, are in New York hospitals with knife wounds, after an incident at a daycare in Queens at 3:40 a.m. on Friday morning. Police told NBC that... Read more ...

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

SHANGHAI - China has canceled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported... Read more ...

PayPal bans Alex Jones' Infowars for hate speech

PayPal bans Alex Jones' Infowars for hate speech

Payments processor PayPal said on Friday it decided to end its business relationship with popular conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars Web site after finding instances of... Read more ...

Trump walks back his decision to declassify sensitive Russia docs after the...

Trump walks back his decision to declassify sensitive Russia docs after the DOJ and key US allies caution against it

President Trump said Friday that he was reconsidering his order to declassify and release sensitive documents related to the ongoing Russia investigation and the FBI's... Read more ...

People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new...

People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new iPhone release day, and they can't get their new phones

Apple's newest phones, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, went on sale on Friday. One way to make sure you get the latest iPhone or Apple Watch on launch day is to reserve the... Read more ...

PayPal is cutting off Alex Jones and says it will no longer do business with...

PayPal is cutting off Alex Jones and says it will no longer do business with InfoWars because it promotes 'hate and discriminatory intolerance'

PayPal just announced that it will stop providing any services to InfoWars, the website created by Alex Jones that promotes conspiracy theories. The payment processing company... Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort's and Gates' legal...

Trump's former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort's and Gates' legal fees, but backed off when associates warned him it would look like an attempt at obstruction

John Dowd, President Donald Trump's former lead defense attorney, reportedly tried to help pay the legal fees for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates earlier this year. At one point... Read more ...