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  • On Basketball: Butler made his move _ now it's Wolves' turn

    Jimmy Butler knows that NBA players can force their way into trades. Forcing their way into a trade that suits the player, that's an entirely different story. Butler has told the Minnesota Timberwolves that he has no intentions of re-signing with the club next summer, his way of saying...

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  • From G League to GM, 76ers turn franchise over to Brand

    Only two years out of the NBA, Elton Brand is set to return to the league as a 39-year-old general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers. For a franchise that underwent the painful "Process" for a few seasons and had its last GM caught up in a Twitter scandal, a youth movement in the front...

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  • Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA's investigation into workplace conditions with his franchise. The league also announced Wednesday that it would require staffing, reporting and policy...

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  • AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager

    Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers. A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers' president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded...

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  • Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in NC

    Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help. The six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets owner donated...

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  • Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in NC

    Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help. The six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets owner donated...

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  • Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in NC

    Michael Jordan is donating $2 million dollars to assist residents affected by Hurricane Florence. The former NBA star says the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina, prompted him to act quickly. Jordan told The Associated Press on Tuesday...

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  • Urban Meyer's return and the exit of Vontae Davis

    Urban Meyer returns to coaching after a three-game suspension, and most Ohio State fans couldn't be happier. The AP's Mitch Stacy in Columbus, Ohio, talks to PodcastOne Sports Now about the reaction to Meyer's return and how Meyer handled himself before the media. The second week of...

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  • New dates being added for Bob Seger's final concert tour

    New dates are being added as Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band prepare for what they say is their final tour. Promoters announced Tuesday that tickets will go on sale Sept. 28 for shows in Dallas; Houston; Cleveland; Buffalo, New York; New York City; Louisville, Kentucky; Peoria,...

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  • New dates being added for Bob Seger’s final concert tour

    New dates are being added as Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band prepare for what they say is their final tour

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  • Not done: Wade decides to keep playing, will return to Heat

    Dwyane Wade's Hall of Fame career is not over yet. Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat and play a 16th NBA season, making his announcement Sunday night. Wade spent the last 2 1/2 months weighing his options, and retirement was a serious possibility. Instead, he'll be back in...

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  • 2 US basketball players stabbed in Romania; 1 seriously hurt

    Romanian authorities say two U.S. basketball players have been stabbed in a club in eastern Romania and one is in a serious condition. Police said Darrell Bowie, 24, and Joseph McClain, 25, who play for local club ACS Cuza Braila were attacked Saturday night in the city after a fight broke...

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  • Ginobili content with retirement after 16 seasons with Spurs

    Manu Ginobili walked into the San Antonio Spurs practice facility and saw the intense efforts of his young teammates in preseason workouts. Ginobili had put himself through those same workouts for 16 seasons. But this August morning, the 41-year-old realized he couldn't. For a player who...

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  • Celtics' Jabari Bird charged with attacking his girlfriend

    Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird choked his girlfriend multiple times, kicked her and prevented her from leaving his apartment before he collapsed in distress, prosecutors said at his arraignment Thursday. Bird, 24, was held on $50,000 bail after not-guilty pleas to domestic...

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  • Clippers voice Ralph Lawler to retire at end of season

    Ralph Lawler has announced his intention to retire as the television and radio voice of the Los Angeles Clippers at the end of the season, which will be his 40th with the NBA team

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  • Westbrook has procedure on knee; status for opener in doubt

    Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee on Wednesday, putting his availability for the season opener against the Golden State Warriors in doubt. The team says Westbrook decided after suffering from inflammation in the knee this past...

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  • 2 army rangers killed in ambush in southern Thailand

    Thai police said suspected Muslim insurgents ambushed a unit of patrolling army rangers in southern Thailand, killing two and wounding four, in the region's latest violence. Six army rangers were patrolling a street in Pattani province on three separate motorcycles Tuesday night when they...

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  • Warner Bros. distances itself from 'A Star Is Born' producer

    Just as film festival audiences are swooning over Bradley Cooper's celebrated romance "A Star Is Born," the film's studio is distancing itself from a producer of the project. Jon Peters is a credited producer of the new "A Star Is Born," the third remake of the Hollywood fable. Peters was...

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  • Residents of New Mexico compound indicted on federal charges

    Five residents of a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico are scheduled for arraignments and detention hearings after being indicted by a federal grand jury on firearms and conspiracy charges. Federal prosecutors say the group was preparing for violent attacks on government, military,...

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  • 2 army rangers killed in ambush in southern Thailand

    Police say suspected insurgents ambushed a unit of patrolling army rangers in southern Thailand, killing two and wounding four

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  • Warner Bros. distances itself from ‘A Star Is Born’ producer

    Just as film festival audiences are swooning over Bradley Cooper’s celebrated romance “A Star Is Born,” the film’s studio is distancing itself from a producer of the project

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  • Passing Grade: Point guards go to head of Hoops Hall class

    Lefty Driesell had the crowd laughing. Dino Radja fought back tears. Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. And they did it with an assist from three of the greatest point guards...

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  • The Latest: Hoops Hall opens doors to point guards

    The latest on the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell broke up the crowd at the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a recap of a career that saw him graduate from Duke and go on to win more than 100...

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  • The Latest: Trump: Nike deal with Kaepernick inappropriate

    The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he doesn't think Nike's endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick is appropriate. Trump says Thursday: "I don't like what Nike did. I don't think it's appropriate what they did." ...

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