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  • Goldberg, Hathaway, Bourdain among NJ Hall of Fame nominees

    Actresses Whoopi Goldberg and Anne Hathaway, comedian Chris Rock, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and documentarian Anthony Bourdain are among new nominees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame
  • NBA promotes 5 refs, including 2 women, to full-time status

    Ashley Moyer-Gleich is eight years removed from playing in the NCAA Division II tournament. Natalie Sago officiated her first game six years ago, and the players were sixth-grade girls. They're in the NBA now — as part of one of the most elite sororities in the game. Moyer-Gleich and...

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  • Center of attention: Bucks' Brook Lopez lights out from 3

    A new nickname for Brook Lopez started floating around Twitter after the Milwaukee Bucks 7-footer had a career night from the 3-point line. " Splash Mountain ." How appropriate for a self-described Disney aficionado who is quickly developing a reputation as one of the...

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  • Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

    Michelle Obama has officially begun her 12-stop tour to promote her new book, "Becoming," by sitting for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls. The crowd of 14,000 roared as the former first lady stepped onto a stage late Tuesday at the sold-out United...

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  • Things to know about Michelle Obama’s book, arena tour

    Former first lady Michelle Obama kicks off her book tour at Chicago’s United Center, home of the Bulls and Blackhawks
  • Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

    The Brooklyn Nets say Caris LeVert won't need surgery for what appeared to be a severe foot injury and could return this season. The team said Tuesday that LeVert was diagnosed with a subtalar dislocation of the right foot. Team orthopedist Dr. Martin O'Malley says evaluations revealed no...

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