Month: February 2018

Celebrating Black History Month with NBA referees: Tony Brown

Celebrating Black History Month with NBA referees: Tony Brown

Of the 65 referees in the NBA this season, nine attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In celebration of Black History Month, we explore the unique bond that these officials have with one another and the impact that attending an HBCU had on their personal and professional lives.
Celebrating Black History Month with NBA referees: Tony Brown
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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James first with 30,000 points, 8,000 assists and 8,000 rebounds

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James first with 30,000 points, 8,000 assists and 8,000 rebounds

Tuesday marked yet another memorable night for Cavaliers legend LeBron James, who carried his team to a 129-123 victory over the Nets with 31 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists.
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James first with 30,000 points, 8,000 assists and 8,000 rebounds
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3 things to look for in today's spring games

3 things to look for in today's spring games

Tuesday’s Spring Training action featured plenty of notable storylines with Eric Hosmer making his Padres debut, Albert Pujols returning to first base and another home run from Yankees prospect Miguel Andujar. It’s not yet clear what highlights today will bring, but below is a look at three things to watch for throughout the day in the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues.
3 things to look for in today's spring games
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Spring Training injury roundup

Spring Training injury roundup

There was significant news on the injury front around Spring Training on Tuesday, with some key players sidelined as Cactus League and Grapefruit League action continued. The Mets are dealing with several injuries, with another pitcher added to the growing list on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Blue Jays could be without their ace to open the season.
Spring Training injury roundup
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Big numbers mark Anthony Davis' 53-point outburst vs. Phoenix Suns

Big numbers mark Anthony Davis' 53-point outburst vs. Phoenix Suns

When the New Orleans lost All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins for the season to a torn Achilles, some may have wondered how the Pelicans’ other All-Star big man would fare without him. As Monday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns proved, Anthony Davis is more than holding his own in carrying the load for New Orleans.
Big numbers mark Anthony Davis' 53-point outburst vs. Phoenix Suns
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Dallas Mavericks hire former AT&T exec after report of hostile workplace

Dallas Mavericks hire former AT&T exec after report of hostile workplace

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban let his new CEO do most of the talking Monday when former AT&T executive Cynthia Marshall was introduced to the public a week after a report that painted a picture of a hostile workplace for women in the Dallas Mavericks owner’s franchise.
Dallas Mavericks hire former AT&T exec after report of hostile workplace
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