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What's New In Sports News & Notes During The Pandemic

March 27, 2020 During an online conversation with Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, Dr. Anthony Fauci, a leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic, made it clear: “This is serious business.” Nearly 50,000 people tuned into Curry’s Instagram as the Warriors star and Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, […]

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Two Unnamed Los Angeles Lakers Players Tested Positive For COVID-19

March 20, 2020 On March 11, NBA commissioner Adam Silver suspended the 2019-20 season after Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell tested positive for the coronavirus. While Christian Wood later tested positive, there were major concerns after Kevin Durant and three of his Brooklyn Nets teammates did as well. With the Los Angeles Lakers playing the Nets last before the 30-day suspension, players were tested […]

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Top Ten Stories Of The Week

March 15, 2020 How a Doctor, Congressman and NBA Star Shut Down American Sports by Ben Cohen, Louise Radnofsky and Natalie Andrews For Many Athletes, Coronavirus Means the End of College Careers by Billy Witz NCAA Plans to Extend Eligibility of Spring Sports Athletes by Associated Press Japan’s Olympics Minister Dismisses Trump’s Suggestion That Summer Games Will Be Postponed by Stephen Wade Masters […]

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Reactions & Statements On The Death Of Kobe Bryant

January 27, 2020 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued an official statement following the death of NBA and Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. “For 20 seasons, Kobe showed us what is possible when remarkable talent blends with an absolute devotion to winning.  He was one of the most extraordinary players in the history of our game with […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports 1/27/20

January 27, 2020 One Big Thing: NBA legend Kobe Bryant, 41 years old and his second oldest daughter Gianna “GiGi” Bryant, who was 13, the father-daughter duo were expected at the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks for a basketball game Sunday when their helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The Current Lakers team found out […]

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Adam Silver Issues New Statement On Situation Between NBA And China

Sports That Matters Powered By  INTERTOPS Sign-Up | Make a Deposit | Get Bonuses October 9, 2019 Daryl Morey days after he deleted his now-infamous tweet expressing support for protestors in Hong Kong, the NBA and its partners in China don’t appear to be moving any closer to resolving the controversy it created. Early on Tuesday […]

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NBA Reportedly Passes Stricter Anti-Tampering Rules

Sports That Matters Powered By  INTERTOPS Sign-Up | Make a Deposit | Get Bonuses September 21, 2019 The NBA Board of Governors passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary cap circumvention. Commissioner Adam Silver said the provisions passed unanimously, and that all options are on the table to put […]