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  • Thursday’s Sports in Brief

    PRO BASKETBALL NEW YORK (AP) - Zion Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Pelicans - a surprise to nobody who watched basketball this past season. The 6-foot-7, 285-pounder compiled a college career worth of highlights into just one season, becoming the third freshman to be voted

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  • Thursday’s Sports in Brief

    PRO BASKETBALL OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada's first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet, outlasting the battered and depleted two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in a Game 6 for the ages that spoiled a sensational send-off at Oracle

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  • Thursday’s Sports in Brief

    BASKETBALL OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Toronto guard Kyle Lowry wanted the Golden State Warriors' executive who shoved him during an NBA Finals game ousted from the league. The NBA decided a one-year ban and $500,000 fine is enough for now. Mark Stevens, a Warriors' investor and a member of the

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  • Wednesday’s Sports in Brief

    PRO BASKETBALL The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years, 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 forward Jae Crowder, guard/forward Kyle

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  • Wednesday’s Sports in Brief

    NBA FINALS OAKLAND, Calif. - Toronto fended off a playoff-career-high 47 points from Stephen Curry, and beat the Golden State Warriors 123-109 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals. Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Kyle Lowry scored 23, Pascal Siakam and Danny Green each had

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  • Climate, Reparations, Women’s World Cup: Your Thursday Briefing

    Here’s what you need to know.

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  • Nike Is Betting Big on Women’s Sports: Here’s Why

    This piece appears as part of our initiative on Identity & Representation, a six-month-long project highlighting different facets of identity and how they shape the practices, conventions, and conversations happening in the Highsnobiety world. Head here for the full series. Nike has long positioned itself as being all about inclusivity. And now, with the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France serving [

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