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Tentative deal moves the NBA lockout closer to end

December 2, 2011

After a 149-day lockout, owners and players reached the tentative deal early last Saturday. It comes at a loss of hundreds of millions of dollars for both sides, on top of the fans and jobs that were lost during the stalemate.

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Players reject NBA’s offer, begin to disband union

November 20, 2011

NBA players rejected the league’s latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union, likely jeopardizing the season. “We’re prepared to file this antitrust action against the NBA,” union executive director Billy Hunter said. “That’s the best situation where players can get their due process.”

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Sandusky interview surprised even NBC’s Bob Costas

November 20, 2011

NBC worked feverishly to spread the word about Bob Costas’ exclusive interview with former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, who is accused of sexually assaulting boys, even as the two men were still on the phone together.

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76ers officially sold to new owners

October 23, 2011

In the end, the scene looked straight out of an ultimate Broadway encore. One and two owners on the stage turned into seven, eight, nine, all single file and holding enough personalized 76ers jerseys to fill a few racks at the merchandise store.

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