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All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

CHICAGO (AP) — It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star…

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Jennifer Hudson to do a Kobe Bryant tribute at All-Star Game

CHICAGO (AP) — Jennifer Hudson is coming to the All-Star Game to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant with her voice.…

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Reflections On Kobe Bryant’s Award-Winning Film ‘Dear Basketball’

As we remember Kobe Bryant in the days following his tragic death, we’re revisiting the art that the basketball legend…

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Italian town where Bryant played as a kid mourns — again

  ROME (AP) — For a city already familiar with losing a basketball hero, Kobe Bryant’s death made a particularly…

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After Record World Medal Haul, Biles A Face Of 2020 Olympics

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles. With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the…

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HBCUs Hope Steph Curry’s Gift Sparks A Golf Resurgence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ernie Andrews looks out to the grounds of Washington’s historic Langston Golf Course and shrugs at the…

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Panthers Optimistic Cam Newton Will Be Ready For Opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers general manager Marty Hurney is “cautiously optimistic” Cam Newton will be ready for the Sept.…

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NFL Teaming With Jay-Z On Entertainment And Social Activism

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports representation company…

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Pumpsie Green, First Black Player On Boston Red Sox, Dies

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black…

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‘Not about 24’: Williams To Face Halep In Wimbledon Final

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Hours before her Wimbledon semifinal, Serena Williams spent some time…

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