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Investigation Confirms Reports of Abuse in Mali Basketball

Investigation Confirms Reports of Abuse in Mali Basketball

Investigation Confirms Reports of Abuse in Mali Basketball Investigation Confirms Reports of Abuse in Mali Basketball Basketball’s world governing body painted a damning portrait of sexual abuse of female basketball players in the West African nation of Mali in an investigation published Tuesday, but said it could not independently confirm reporting in The New York Times that the sport’s top …

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His Basketball Camp Made Hall of Famers. Now He’s One, Too.

His Basketball Camp Made Hall of Famers. Now He’s One, Too.

His Basketball Camp Made Hall of Famers. Now He’s One, Too. His Basketball Camp Made Hall of Famers. Now He’s One, Too. Grant Hill was introduced to the Five Star Basketball Camp in the form of a Sports Illustrated article that was published in 1984, when he was 11 years old. As Hill flipped through the pages of the magazine, …

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American Basketball Paralympians Find Professional Homes Overseas

American Basketball Paralympians Find Professional Homes Overseas

American Basketball Paralympians Find Professional Homes Overseas American Basketball Paralympians Find Professional Homes Overseas TOKYO — To play wheelchair basketball for a living, members of the U.S. Paralympic men’s team have put their passports through vigorous workouts. Matt Scott, a five-time member of the American team, has played in Italy, Spain, Germany and Turkey. He will vouch for the intensity …

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At 25, Liberty Celebrate ‘Magical Moment’ in Women’s Basketball

At 25, Liberty Celebrate ‘Magical Moment’ in Women’s Basketball

At 25, Liberty Celebrate ‘Magical Moment’ in Women’s Basketball At 25, Liberty Celebrate ‘Magical Moment’ in Women’s Basketball Margaret Martinez did her best, but she knew she needed to work on her game. Her 8-year-old daughter, Mackenzie, had fallen in love with the Liberty rookie Didi Richards’ defense and her hairstyle — two peppy Afro puffs. When Martinez couldn’t get …

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Behind Durant, U.S. Men’s Basketball Finds Path to Olympic Gold

Behind Durant, U.S. Men’s Basketball Finds Path to Olympic Gold

Behind Durant, U.S. Men’s Basketball Finds Path to Olympic Gold Behind Durant, U.S. Men’s Basketball Finds Path to Olympic Gold SAITAMA, Japan — Gregg Popovich, the head coach of the United States men’s basketball team, exhaled on Saturday afternoon as he contemplated his team’s 87-82 victory over France to win an Olympic gold medal. “Do you know what sayonara means,” …

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Olympics Live: U.S. Women’s Basketball Will Play for Gold; Schedule and Results in Tokyo

Olympics Live: U.S. Women’s Basketball Will Play for Gold; Schedule and Results in Tokyo Olympics Live: U.S. Women’s Basketball Will Play for Gold; Schedule and Results in Tokyo Current time in Tokyo: Aug. 6, 6:35 p.m. Here’s what you need to know: Breanna Stewart of the United States scored 12 points against Serbia.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times TOKYO — The …

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What to Watch at the Olympics: Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball

What to Watch at the Olympics: Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball

What to Watch at the Olympics: Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball What to Watch at the Olympics: Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball As the Tokyo Games hurtle toward their final weekend, there are plenty of semifinals and medal rounds on tap. Here are some highlights of the U.S. broadcast schedule on Thursday morning. All times are Eastern. SKATEBOARDING A replay of the men’s park …

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Olympics Live Updates: Track and Field Results, U.S. Basketball and Tokyo News

Olympics Live Updates: Track and Field Results, U.S. Basketball and Tokyo News Olympics Live Updates: Track and Field Results, U.S. Basketball and Tokyo News Current time in Tokyo: Aug. 5, 12:28 p.m. Here’s what you need to know: The Americans lagged in their heat of the 4×100-meter relay and will miss the final.Credit…David Ramos/Getty Images TOKYO — The United States …

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Kevin Durant Leads U.S. Into Olympic Basketball Semifinals

Kevin Durant Leads U.S. Into Olympic Basketball Semifinals

Kevin Durant Leads U.S. Into Olympic Basketball Semifinals Kevin Durant Leads U.S. Into Olympic Basketball Semifinals SAITAMA, Japan — There were 13 seconds left on the clock when Kevin Durant found himself gliding to the basket with no one around him. He ascended smoothly to the rim and dunked the ball with two hands. When the buzzer sounded moments later, …

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Live Olympics News: Simone Biles Draws Support, Men’s Rugby Semi-Finals, U.S. Basketball

Live Olympics News: Simone Biles Draws Support, Men’s Rugby Semi-Finals, U.S. Basketball Live Olympics News: Simone Biles Draws Support, Men’s Rugby Semi-Finals, U.S. Basketball Current time in Tokyo: July 28, 1:48 p.m. Here’s what you need to know: Simone Biles pulled out of the team competition on Tuesday. Earlier, she faltered badly on her vault.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times No …

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