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All Night Long: Lionel Richie recalls closing 1984 Olympics

EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking…

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Pandemic Basketball begins, with some comforts of home

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Michael Baiamonte was not at Walt Disney World on Wednesday. The public address announcer…

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Strong finish for ESPN’s Jordan doc, ‘The Last Dance’

NEW YORK (AP) — In basketball terms, “The Last Dance” had a strong fourth quarter. The last two episodes of…

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Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77

Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died.…

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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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