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'We need something positive': Teenagers take BASKETBALL HOOP to the streets to help ease tensions in Philadelphia

'We need something positive': Teenagers take BASKETBALL HOOP to the streets to help ease tensions in Philadelphia

39 minutes ago   |   RT

Philadelphia basketball fan Stephania Ergemlidze used the power of sport to help find common ground amid the confrontation and anger in her home city - by taking a basketball...
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Longtime Kings broadcaster resigns after tweet to Cousins

6 hours ago   |   Review Journal

In response to criticism from another Twitter user, Grant Napear, 60, said he apologized if his comment came across as “dumb.”
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Report: Knicks' James Dolan Condemns Racism in Follow-Up Memo to Employees

7 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

In response to the killing of George Floyd last week , New York Knicks governor James Dolan wrote an email to Madison Square Garden employees Monday that read, in part, " As...
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Former Towson Catholic star and NBA player Malcolm Delaney signs deal with Italy's Olimpia Milano

9 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Former Towson Catholic basketball star Malcolm Delaney signed a two-year deal with Olimpia Milano of Lega Basket Serie A in Italy, the team announced Tuesday.
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Warriors' Steve Kerr Touts Diversity of 'The Younger Generation' Amid Protests

9 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr expressed optimism Tuesday that "the younger generation" can lead the United States into a better future in a pair of tweets that ...
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League targets mid-October finish to virus-hit campaign

10 hours ago   |   National Post

The National Basketball Association has targeted Oct. 12 as the last possible date to complete the 2019-20 season, which has been on hold since mid-March because of the...
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Kyle DeGregorio expected to be new girls basketball coach at Pine-Richland

Kyle DeGregorio expected to be new girls basketball coach at Pine-Richland

11 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


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UNLV finalizing date for athletes to return for workouts

11 hours ago   |   Review Journal

The school is finalizing a comprehensive plan that it hopes to unveil in the coming weeks that would allow its athletes to return for voluntary workouts.
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Wes Unseld, Powerful Hall of Fame N.B.A. Center, Dies at 74

12 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

A rock on the court known for his indefatigable rebounding, he helped turn the Baltimore Bullets around.
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Celtics coach: Empathy means more than basketball right now

Celtics coach: Empathy means more than basketball right now

13 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BOSTON - Celtics coach Brad Stevens believes the best way he can be helpful to his players right now is by listening to them.
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'I don't see racism at all in the NFL': Denver head coach Vic Fangio says...

'I don't see racism at all in the NFL': Denver head coach Vic Fangio says American Football sets a good example for US society

Amid the heightened situation regarding police brutality against people of color in the United States, Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio says the NFL actually functions... Read more ...

Wes Unseld was a giant both on and off the court - even standing just 6-7

Wes Unseld was a giant both on and off the court - even standing just 6-7

Wes Unseld didn't necessarily fill up a basketball stat sheet. But Unseld, who died at the age of 74 on Tuesday, leaves a legacy inside the game and out that transcends sport. Read more ...

Broncos stop football to talk about race relations, Floyd

Broncos stop football to talk about race relations, Floyd

Instead of X's and O's, the Denver Broncos spent Tuesday talking about racial injustice, police brutality and healing a nation rocked by demonstrations over George Floyd's... Read more ...

NFL coach Anthony Lynn says ‘pretty' George Floyd statements aren't enough

NFL coach Anthony Lynn says ‘pretty' George Floyd statements aren't enough

Anthony Lynn, one of four minority head coaches in the NFL, hasn't put out a statement like so many other sports figures as protests and riots have broken out across the... Read more ...

Wes Unseld, Hall of Famer and NBA champion in DC, dies at 74

Wes Unseld, Hall of Famer and NBA champion in DC, dies at 74

WASHINGTON - Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced. Read more ...

Brewers: Miller Park sustains 'minor damage' after break-in

Brewers: Miller Park sustains 'minor damage' after break-in

MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers say a man illegally entered Miller Park and caused minor damage to the playing field Tuesday morning. Read more ...

England, West Indies set for 3 cricket tests in July

England, West Indies set for 3 cricket tests in July

LONDON - England and the West Indies will play three cricket tests in 21 days next month provided the British government gives the go-ahead for the matches to take place in... Read more ...

Knicks owner James Dolan offers weak explanation for lack of statement on...

Knicks owner James Dolan offers weak explanation for lack of statement on George Floyd's death

The Knicks owner has reportedly left players and employees "furious" because the team has not yet publicly commented on the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Boy with cerebral palsy completes marathon on his walker, half a mile at a time

Boy with cerebral palsy completes marathon on his walker, half a mile at a time

A 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and autism has raised $100,000 for charity after completing a marathon up and down his street using a walker. Read more ...

Gragson wiggles past Allgaier to win Xfinity race at Bristol

Gragson wiggles past Allgaier to win Xfinity race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Noah Gragson squeezed past JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier with four laps remaining, a move that caused Allgaier to crash, and Gragson held on at... Read more ...