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September 12, 2019 - 8:26 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor on Wednesday, setting up a potential confrontation with the NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of powerhouse programs like USC...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:27 pm
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the NBA will look to move away from the use of the term "owner" to describe those with controlling interest of teams in favor of terms like "Governor of the team," "alternate Governor," or even "Chairman." CBS Sports reports the change was made due to concerns that...
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Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies dribbles the ball in a game against the Wizards.
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June 19, 2019 - 10:59 am
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise’s best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:25 am
OAKLAND, Calif.— Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada's first NBA championship. "We the North!" is now "We the Champs!" Inside the @raptors lockerroom celebration! #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/7ovDvRoHhX — NBA (@NBA) June 14, 2019 Leonard and the Toronto Raptors...
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June 06, 2019 - 2:36 pm
The NBA has banned Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens from games and team activities for one year after Stevens pushed Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the Finals. The league also fined Stevens $500,000 for "pushing and directing obscene language" toward Lowry. The...
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June 03, 2019 - 11:55 am
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr wore a "Vote For Our Lives" t-shirt before Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday. A vocal critic of current gun laws, Kerr wanted to spread a message in the wake of the shooting in Virginia Beach that left 12 dead and several others hurt two days earlier. Kerr...
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Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) loses the ball as Toronto Raptors forward Norman Powell (24) and guard Danny Green (14) defend during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 23, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 7:09 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mired in their worst skid of the season at the worst possible time, the Milwaukee Bucks need an answer in the Eastern Conference finals. A lineup change didn't provide one, so the Bucks have to come up with something else in Toronto. The Bucks returned to the starting five they...
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