Thursday, July 18, 2024

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Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and the NBA logo, dies at 86

Jerry West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive and whose...

Mavericks’ plan to stop Celtics in NBA Finals: Get them to fight among themselves

BOSTON (AP) — Jason Kidd couldn’t figure out how to stop the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Now he’s hoping they...

How PWHL Ottawa managed to lead the league in attendance

OTTAWA — When you step inside the offices of PWHL Ottawa, there is nothing to suggest you’re entering a workspace that houses the league’s...

Celtics rout Mavericks 107-89 in Game 1 of NBA Finals behind Brown, returning Porzingis

BOSTON (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis didn’t want to make predictions about how his body would respond heading into the NBA Finals after he spent...

2 more charged in betting scandal that spurred NBA to bar Raptors’ Jontay Porter for life

NEW YORK (AP) — Two more men were charged Thursday in the sports betting scandal that prompted the NBA to ban former Toronto Raptors...

Lawyer in NBA betting case won’t say whether his client knows now-banned player Jontay Porter

NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer declined to comment Wednesday on the case against a New York man charged in a sports betting...

NBA advocates for federal regulatory gambling framework in wake of Porter ban

The NBA’s deputy commissioner and chief operating officer says the league wants a strong federal regulatory framework for legalized gambling in the United States. Mark...

UFA targets, Carter Yakemchuk, LeBreton Flats and more: Senators mailbag, Part 1

Alright Ottawa Senators fans, we’ve finally reached the month of June.This is officially the calm before the storm, as we’re about to be hit...

NBA’s Mavs and NHL’s Stars chase a Dallas double with their deepest playoff run together

DALLAS (AP) — Dereck Lively II of the Dallas Mavericks tossed the question back at the reporter when the rookie center was asked if...

Doncic’s 36 points spur Mavericks to NBA Finals with 124-103 toppling of Timberwolves in Game 5

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Doncic was in his element, hitting shots from everywhere on the court, hushing the crowd and flashing those sly smiles...

Bill Walton, Hall of Fame player who became a star broadcaster, dies at 71

Bill Walton, who starred for John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins before becoming a Hall of Famer and one of the biggest stars in basketball broadcasting,...

NBA great Dwyane Wade launches Translatable, an online community supporting transgender youth

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade was back in South Florida on Thursday to do battle again. He spent more...

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