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Michael Jordan’s daughter learns more about her dad

May 22, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: This Aug. 18, 2012 file photo shows Jasmine Jordan, daughter of Chicago Bulls basketball great Michael Jordan, at the Shannon Brown Wood-Star Foundation Dinner in Chicago. Jordan is getting an intimate look into the psyche of her heralded father, Michael, just like the rest of the world. The 27-year-old wasn’t born when her…

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NBA pushes back draft combine, draft lottery

May 8, 2020

By Tim Reynolds ASSOCIATED PRESS The NBA is delaying the draft lottery and draft combine, events scheduled for Chicago later this month. The league made the decision Friday, though it has been expected for some time. The lottery cannot occur until the regular season is completed or is declared over, because team records determine the…

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Philadelphia Eagles Draft for Speed with Wide Receiver Picks

May 3, 2020

But they passed on some more complete receivers, much to the chagrin of some fans. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun The Philadelphia Eagles came into the 2020 NFL Draft looking to surround quarterback Carson Wentz with some young speedy wide receivers with the ability to quickly flip field position. If any of…

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Eagles emphasize speed, add Goodwin, draft fast receivers

April 30, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: San Francisco 49ers Wide Receiver Marquise Goodwin (11) looks to pass on the run during the first half an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Cincinnati.   (AP Photo/Gary Landers) By Rob Maaddi ASSOCIATED PRESS The Philadelphia Eagles added speed, speed and more speed. After selecting TCU…

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Cowboys: QB Dak Prescott’s older brother Jace dies at 31

April 30, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: THIS 2011 PHOTO provided by Northwestern State University shows Jace Prescott. Jace Prescott, the older brother of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, died Thursday, April 23, 2020, the team said. He was 31.  (Gary Hardamon/NSU Photographic Services via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS — Jace Prescott, the older brother of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak…

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Virus shutdowns will likely make NFL draft most bet on ever

April 24, 2020

By Wayne Parry associated press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For those who haven’t mastered the odds of Belarussian soccer or Russian table tennis, this week’s NFL draft gives U.S. gamblers their first opportunity in weeks to bet on an event about which they actually know something. With major sports shut down for more than…

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Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

April 20, 2020

By BRIAN MELLEY LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members of four of the eight passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star’s widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft. The suits on behalf of three members of one…

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Woods gets emotional talking about Masters win and kids

April 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Tiger Woods hugs his family after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.   (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)  By Doug Ferguson ASSOCIATED PRESS The Masters over, Tiger Woods slipped on the green jacket again on the second Sunday in April. He just wasn’t at Augusta National this year. Woods…

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Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

April 9, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Kobe Bryant (24) makes a play with the basketball against the San Antonio Spurs NBA game, November 28, 2003 in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Kevin Reece)  By Tim Reynolds ASSOCIATED PRESS Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer. And he’s got plenty of…

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