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LaMelo Ball, the No. 1 prospect in the 2020 NBA Draft, reportedly purchases Australian NBL team with manager

April 2, 2020 LaMelo Ball and his manager, Jermaine Jackson, have purchased his Australian NBL team, the Illawarra Hawks. Despite that meteoric rise as an NBA prospect, Ball has long been considered a basketball phenom. Before going overseas to play for the NBL as part of the league’s Next Stars program, Ball, in 2017 as a high […]

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ESPN Fans Anticipate The Michael Jordan Documentary

March 31, 2020 What is ‘The Last Dance’? The documentary will feature behind-the-scenes footage from Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls that ended with his sixth NBA championship in an NBA Finals victory over the Utah Jazz in 1998. Many have pointed to a highly anticipated Michael Jordan documentary slated to air on ESPN as a respite, calling […]

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“THE CONVERSATION” Episode #35, With Hal Wissel, Former College & Pro Basketball Coach

March 30, 2020 Dr. Hal Wissel has a wealth of experience in the National Basketball Association including coaching, scouting and working in the front office. Hal was assistant coach for player development for the Golden State Warriors (2006-07), assistant coach with the Memphis Grizzlies (2002-05) and an advance scout for the Dallas Mavericks (2001-02). He served as […]

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Sunday Column: NFL Plans On Draft To Go On As Scheduled April 23-25, 2020 & Much More

March 29, 2020 The 2020 NFL Draft will not be rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL.com. The league’s Management Council Executive Committee discussed the issue earlier Thursday, and commissioner Roger Goodell subsequently sent a memo to teams indicating the committee “was unanimous and unequivocal that the draft should go forward as scheduled on April […]

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NBA: Madison Square Garden Establish MSG Relief Fund For Employees

March 28, 2020 Madison Square Garden has established a relief fund to provide financial assistance to employees while also committing to paying qualified venue employees through at least May 3, per correspondence sent out Friday night, The Post has confirmed. The MSG Relief Fund was established with a $1 million donation from the Madison Square […]

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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 […]

TOP TEN

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 […]

WHAT'S NEW

What’s New In The World Of Sports

March 10, 2020 Tom Brady is launching 199 Productions, a global multi-platform content company to develop original premium content including documentaries, feature films and television shows. The company has quietly assembled a slate of development projects that include several with Brady on camera, in stories spanning sports, entertainment and health and wellness among others. Brady […]