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  1. Mike Anthony: Diana Taurasi still putting on shows in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Powhatan Today

    Diana Taurasi has always loved architecture so maybe, she said with a shrug of the shoulders, whenever she's done putting the finishing touches on one of basketball's truly great resumes, she'll just travel the world and look at buildings. She has made millions of dollars, only a fraction of that in the WNBA, during the blink-of-an-eye 14-plus years that have passed since she left UConn as the most dominant college player of her time, off to become maybe the best player in her sport's history.

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  2. Waldner: Now is the time for U.S. Soccera s futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Breeze

    Not complicated: Find a way to return to the World Cup after a great big DNQ - Did Not Qualify - this time around. Complicated: Compete.

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  3. Q&A: Broadcast Legend Andres Cantor Talks World Cup FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Forbes.com

    Telemundo Network soccer commentator Andres Cantor, famous for his goal call, takes a break from preparing for the world cup in Russia which takes place in the summer of 2018. If you're not a regular viewer of Telemundo you might not recognize his name at first.

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  4. Kobe Bryant now aiming to conquer young-adult novel genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | YardBarker.com

    Kobe Bryant, having already made successful inroads into Hollywood courtesy of winning an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for "Dear Basketball," has now set his post-NBA retirement sights on the literary world. First, the Los Angeles Lakers icon announced in May the October release of his first nonfiction book, title, "The Mamba Mentality: How I Play."

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  5. PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 05: Diana Taurasi #3 of the Phoenix Mercury...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Connecticut Post

    JULY 05: Diana Taurasi #3 of the Phoenix Mercury handles the ball during the first half of WNBA game against the Connecticut Sun at Talking Stick Resort Arena on July 5, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

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  6. Big men must stretch their game to excel at Peach Jam, beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Sporting News

    Basketball's evolution is starting to necessitate a wider range of skills from its big men - as guys like Vernon Carey and James Wiseman are finding out. NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Can you imagine how much simpler Vernon Carey Jr.'s life would have been had he arrived on this earth 15 years earlier? He wouldn't have had to concern himself with texting, or social media.

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  7. Sun to celebrate diversity, equality, inclusion at 'Pride Night'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Day

    Mohegan - Our greatest judgment passers often come from the comfort and privilege of the majority. Even the well-meaning don't always walk the proverbial mile in another's footwear, but remain plenty confident in their prattle, because let's face it: Somewhere in their lives, they were given to understand they are better because the majority has a hard time tolerating anyone of a different persuasion.

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  8. Grizzlies' TV Voice Pete Pranica Loving his Dream JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Daily News

    As the tip-off of another Memphis Grizzlies game nears, television play-by-play announcer Pete Pranica will tell viewers on FOX Sports Southeast, "We have three officials, and they have been assigned by the NBA " It's part of the routine. But one time, broadcast partner and former Grizzly player Brevin Knight jumped in with an ad-lib: "And they showed up on time."

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  9. If you've ever had anything stolen from you, you'll understand this frustration.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Logan Broadbent knows a thing or two about that. He earned two world championships and finished second in the world in 2016.

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  10. General SportsThe Filipino Flash meets KuzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | ABS-CBN News

    It looks like multi-time world champion Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire got to hang out with Los Angeles Lakers sophomore Kyle Kuzma. To my brother @kylekuzma it was great hanging out with you and love the hunger to get better and desire to keep learning.

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  11. NBA: Stephen Curry to visit ManilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Manila Bulletin

    Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry will be coming back to Manila on September 6 to 8, 2018. 4 years.

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  12. Papa John's Founder Resigns from University of Louisville Board Over N-WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | TMZ.com

    Papa John's founder John Schnatter is quitting his post at the University of Louisville after he was called out for using the n-word during a meeting to, ironically, discuss his comeback from a different controversy. Schnatter resigned from the University's Board of Trustees Wednesday hours after the NAACP called for him to step down ... on the heels of Schnatter confirming reports he dropped the racial epithet back in May. The pizza mogul was on a conference call with a marketing agency he'd hired to help him deal with the blowback he faced for criticizing the NFL's national anthem policy.

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  13. Trump attends NATO summit. That doesn't mean he has to like itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | USA Today

    Long week? Short list. Here's a roundup of all the stories you missed: Trump NATO summit, China tariffs, Apple theft thwarted and Kylie Jenner, billionaire.

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  14. Kevin Durant spars on Instagram with 17-year-old who blasted his legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | USA Today

    The Warriors' Kevin Durant, two-time NBA Finals MVP, pushed back after a social-media post from a teenager questioned his playmaking and leadership. Kevin Durant spars on Instagram with 17-year-old who blasted his legacy The Warriors' Kevin Durant, two-time NBA Finals MVP, pushed back after a social-media post from a teenager questioned his playmaking and leadership.

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  15. Players set several WNBA marks during record-breaking weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | The Daily Record

    Rebekkah Brunson is now the league's all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals mad. Brunson broke Tamika Catchings' record with 12 boards last Thursday against Los Angeles.

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  16. NBA Players set several WNBA marks during record-breaking weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Boston.com

    Rebekkah Brunson is now the league's all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals made. Brunson broke Tamika Catchings' record with 12 boards last Thursday against Los Angeles.

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  17. Down low in the paint: WNBA's 5 best centers of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Swish Appeal

    A'ja Wilson , rookie standout for the Las Vegas Aces, hasn't missed a beat in a near seamless transition from college to the pros. Halfway through the 2018 season, Wilson is averaging over 20 points and almost 9 boards per game.

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  18. Lynx star Maya Moore is first woman on SLAM cover in 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Star Tribune

    SLAM Magazine, which describes itself as "the basketball Bible," has Lynx star Maya Moore on the cover of its most recent edition . 1. Moore is the first woman on the cover since 1998 and just the second woman on the cover ever .

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  19. NBALakers officially sign LeBron JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | ABS-CBN News

    EL SEGUNDO The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward LeBron James, it was announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

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  20. LeBron officially becomes a Laker2018-07-10T00:22:10Read the original story

    Monday Jul 9 | NBA.com

    Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. "Today is a great day for the Lakers organization and Lakers fans all over the world to welcome LeBron James, a three-time NBA Champion and four-time NBA MVP," said Lakers President of Basketball Operations Earvin "Magic" Johnson.

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