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Appreciation: Bill Russell lived a life like very few others

14 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By TIM REYNOLDS Bill Russell hated autographs. Saw no point to them. If he was out dining and got approached by someone asking for his signature, Russell's usual response was...
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Obama on Bill Russell: ‘Today we lost a giant'

14 days ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

Former President Barack Obama on Sunday remembered basketball great Bill Russell as “the greatest champion in basketball history” and as “a civil rights trailblazer.” “Today we...
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Barack Obama, NBA community react to Bill Russell's death: ‘Lost a giant'

Barack Obama, NBA community react to Bill Russell's death: ‘Lost a giant'

14 days ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

Following Bill Russell's death on Sunday, the sports world reacted with an outpouring of messages celebrating the basketball legend's life.
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ESPN seeks to dismiss Sage Steele's free speech lawsuit

1 month ago   |   The Washington Post

Steele, who still works for the network, has accused it of sidelining her over comments she made about Barack Obama's racial identity and ESPN's vaccine mandate.
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