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LeBron backs Hillary Clinton for president in editorial
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 08:35:04 -0700
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has given Hillary Clinton an assist. The NBA superstar, who helped end Cleveland’s championship drought earlier this summer by winning a title with the Cavaliers, is backing Clinton for president. James believes Clinton can do more to help at-risk kids like he once was, saying she’s the only candidate who […]
Ben Simmons of Philadelphia 76ers breaks his foot
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:04:18 -0700
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons broke his right foot in practice Friday and team officials gave no indication of how long the 6-foot-10 forward from Louisiana State will be out of action. He was the first player drafted this year.
Derrick Rose accuser to be stripped of anonymity at trial
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 04:42:04 -0700
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman accusing NBA star Derrick Rose of rape cannot remain anonymous at her upcoming civil trial, a Los Angeles judge ruled. Lawyers for the woman, who is identified in court documents as Jane Doe, argued that her privacy should be protected because she is vulnerable and she has already been […]
Trump cites death of Dwyane Wade’s cousin in appeal to black voters
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:23:43 -0700
Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday morning to comment on the news that a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade had been shot and killed in Chicago, linking the death to his effort to win support from African-American voters. “Dwayne Wade’s cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago,” Trump wrote, misspelling […]
Klay Thompson scores 30 to help U.S. men’s basketball hold off France
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 15:38:07 -0700
This is a bumpy road in Rio, but at least the Americans know Klay Thompson is finally along for the ride. Thompson ended an Olympic-long slump with seven three-pointers and 30 points, and the Americans needed almost all of them to hold off France 100-97 on Sunday.
Tony Wroten Jr. re-signs with Memphis Grizzlies
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 19:02:11 -0700
The Memphis Grizzlies re-signed guard Tony Wroten Jr., team officials announced. Wroten, 23, was a standout for the Washington Huskies and Garfield High School in Seattle before playing his rookie season with the Grizzlies.
Fans can now take critical look at publicly-funded sports venues
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 17:24:06 -0700
Inside sports business Nary a week goes by when we aren’t discussing some new proposal to use public money to finance the construction of sports venues. We’ve seen plenty here, with the pitch for an arena in Sodo District stalled in May by a 5-4 Seattle City Council vote denying the vacation of a block […]