Tag: Professional basketball

Young nucleus intact, Suns wait to see if Chris Paul returns

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PHOENIX — In his 16th season, Chris Paul took a risk, deciding that a young, unproven Phoenix Suns team was worth joining in his...

Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Ogwumike’s appeal

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams won't be playing for Nigeria in the Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected...

Replacement named for Liz Cambage in Australian Olympic team

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SYDNEY — Sara Blicavs has been given a late call-up to the Tokyo Olympics after WNBA star Liz Cambage’s withdrawal from the Australian women's...

Colangelo seeks golden finish to time leading USA Basketball

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Jerry Colangelo recalls it as a watershed year in his life. ...

Bam’s banner plan: Win Olympic gold to lift spirits in Miami

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MIAMI — The banners are all aligned next to one another, swaying from the rafters over the court where the Miami Heat play their...

Kraken expansion draft to be milestone for Seattle

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SEATTLE — When the calendar flips to this time of year, there is normally a mix and anger and resentment for sports fans in...

Shark bites new viewers for Discovery in 33rd year

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NEW YORK — Shark Week just finished its 33rd edition on Discovery, a television event so old that one advertising executive joked it could...

Oakland OKs terms for $12B ballpark but A’s aren’t happy

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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland City Council on Tuesday approved preliminary terms for a new $12 billion waterfront ballpark project for the Oakland Athletics,...

Dolson’s Diary: Pre-Olympic training full of protocols

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LAS VEGAS — Wow, it’s been an awesome week of training in Las Vegas getting ready for my first Olympics. ...

NIL era brings cautious optimism to college-town businesses

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Bret Oliverio says he wants college athletes to endorse his Sup Dogs restaurant along the main Franklin Street drag steps...