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What NBA experts said about the Celtics drafting Jayson Tatum

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What NBA experts said about the Celtics drafting Jayson Tatum

- According to the Celtics, Jayson Tatum was always the player they rated highest. Even if Danny Ainge hadn’t traded the No. 1 pick to the 76ers, he maintains that Tatum — and not Markelle Fultz — would’ve been his selection: Danny Ainge says that he believes the player he will select at No. 3 is quite possibly the player he would have selected at No

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Majority of French back Paris Olympic bid: poll

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Majority of French back Paris Olympic bid: poll

- PARIS Some 73 percent of people in France support Paris's bid to host the 2024 Olympics, a poll showed on Sunday. Some 30 percent of those polled said they fully backed the idea while 43 percent said they were favorable toward it, while 26 percent opposed it, the poll said. The Odoxa poll for RTL radio and online gaming group Winamax of 1,008 people was conducted on June 21-22

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Klay Thompson Falls After Missing 360 Dunk Attempt in China

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Klay Thompson Falls After Missing 360 Dunk Attempt in China

- Ben B Klay Thompson went to China to show them what the talents of an NBA player look like in real life https://t.co/DdxZFJ5ZUv. Klay Thompson is great at many things. Dunking is not one of them. The Golden State Warriors guard lives on the perimeter and often in the shadows of the championship squad's other stars. Per Basketball-Reference.com, the newly minted two-time champion converted five slam dunks last season—just a tad fewer than his 268 three-pointers

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CHaD Football teams continue to prepare

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CHaD Football teams continue to prepare

- WEBVTT THE SIXTH ANNUAL CHAD EAST WESTALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME IS LESSTHAN A WEEK AWAY.SOME OF THE BEST HIGH SCHOOLGRADUATED SENIORS IN THE STATEPLAYING AGAINST EACH OTHER FORGRANITE STATE BRAGGING RIGHTSAND FOR A GREAT CAUSE.IN THE FIRST FIVE YEARS, THEGAME HAS RAISED OVER $1.3MILLION FOR CRITICAL PROGRAMS THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL ATDARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK.PRACTICES BEGAN ON FRIDAY.WEST LEADS THE SERIES 3-2, BUTEAST HAS WON TWO STRAIGHT

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Local athletes compete for spot on Olympic team

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Local athletes compete for spot on Olympic team

- Local Olympic hopefuls are competing for a spot on Team USA. This is the first time the U.S. Olympic Committee has ever held open auditions. 24 Hour Fitness in Winter Park opened their doors to the athletes Saturday.

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Now in the Olympics: Could 3-on-3 basketball catch on in America?

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Now in the Olympics: Could 3-on-3 basketball catch on in America?

- The U.S. national 3-on-3 basketball team’s leading scorer has never played in an NBA game. He’s not a Drew League standout or a star on the streetball circuit. Dan Mavraides is, in fact, an investment portfolio manager in Beverly Hills. Four years ago, when Mavraides left a professional basketball career in Italy, he figured hoops would never again extend beyond pickup games at West Hollywood Park

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Robby Andrews upsets Olympic gold medalist Matt Centrowitz in 1,500 at U.S. championships

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Robby Andrews upsets Olympic gold medalist Matt Centrowitz in 1,500 at U.S. championships

- Robby Andrews sprinted past Olympic gold medalist Matt Centrowitz in the final straight to win to win the 1,500 meters on Saturday at the U.S. track and field championships in Sacramento. It's the first U.S. title for Andrews, and the upset of the meet. Andrews, who came from off the pace in the final turn, finished in 3:43.29, ahead of Centrowitz (3:43

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Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

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Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

- PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron exchanged hits with tennis players on an outdoor court set up on a Paris bridge to promote the capital's bid for the 2024 Olympics. Macron visited tennis players practicing on the Alexandre III bridge on Saturday and, at one point, grabbed a racket to play a few points in a suit. Then he took off his jacket and sat on a wheelchair to play para-tennis

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Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

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Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

- ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th international goal helped lift Portugal to an easy 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. Ronaldo scored with a penalty kick in the 33rd minute, four minutes before Bernardo Silva slipped a shot into an unguarded goal. Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot in the 80th and substitute Nani shot low past goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in stoppage time

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Iowa basketball: Gritty Pemsl working back to full strength

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Iowa basketball: Gritty Pemsl working back to full strength

- NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — Cordell Pemsl had a very productive freshman season with the Iowa basketball team last winter. He averaged 8.9 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. He played in every game and started 14 times. He led the Big Ten and set a school record by shooting 61.7 percent from the field. Imagine how good he might have been had he not played most of the season with two torn groin muscles

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Tai Webster to play for Charlotte Hornets at NBA Summer League

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Tai Webster to play for Charlotte Hornets at NBA Summer League

- CHARLOTTE — Former Husker Tai Webster will play for the Charlotte Hornets during the NBA Summer League, the Nebraska men's basketball team announced on Twitter on Friday night. Related Content Webster was not drafted in Thursday's NBA draft. Webster ranked fourth in the Big Ten Conference in scoring last season.

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South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North

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South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North

- If they form a unified team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, it would represent a major milestone in inter-Korean relations. South Korean officials hope such a feat would held create a thaw on the Korean Peninsula after years of tensions spurred by the North’s nuclear and missile tests. North Korea has yet to announce whether it wanted to attend the Pyeongchang Olympics

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Eastern Washington's Wiley, a former Griz, signs contract with NBA's Brooklyn Nets

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Eastern Washington's Wiley, a former Griz, signs contract with NBA's Brooklyn Nets

- Despite not being chosen in the NBA draft this week in Brooklyn, former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley is ending up in the city anyway. The Nets signed Wiley to a partially guaranteed contract on Thursday. Wiley, the Big Sky Conference Player of the Year this past season who started his college career at Montana, will begin his NBA playing days July 7-17 at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Nev

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Ageless Gatlin beats the youngsters in U.S. 100m final

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Ageless Gatlin beats the youngsters in U.S. 100m final

- Olympic silver medalist Justin Gatlin stormed to the lead in the final 20 meters and defeated favored youngster Christian Coleman in the 100 meters final at the U.S. nationals/world championships trials on Friday. Gatlin, 35, claimed the victory in 9.95 seconds in his best performance of an injury-plagued season. Coleman, 21, clocked 9.98 for second with another newcomer Chris Belcher, 23, running 10

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College basketball: McCloud shines in second set of PTL games

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College basketball: McCloud shines in second set of PTL games

- WATERLOO — The Prime Time Basketball League isn’t known for its strong defensive play, so it’s not exactly shocking to see players put up big offensive numbers. But even in such a scorer-friendly setting, it would’ve been hard not to notice the excellent play of Northern Iowa guard Juwan McCloud Thursday. The sophomore-to-be came out on fire and never cooled off, finishing with 42 points, 10 assists and five rebounds, leading Marion Iron Company to a 103-97 win over the Jill Armstrong Team at Skogman Realty

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Justin Gatlin holds off Christian Coleman to win U.S. title at 100

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Justin Gatlin holds off Christian Coleman to win U.S. title at 100

- The baton has not yet been passed in American sprinting. Veteran Justin Gatlin outdueled 21-year-old NCAA champ Christian Coleman to win the U.S. championship at 100 meters on Friday at the U.S. track and field championships in Sacramento. Gatlin won in 9.95 seconds, into a headwind. Coleman finished in 9.98, and Christopher Belcher was third at 10.06. It's the fourth U

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  • What NBA experts said about the Celtics drafting Jayson Tatum
    What NBA experts said about the Celtics drafting Jayson Tatum

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    According to the Celtics, Jayson Tatum was always the player they rated highest. Even if Danny Ainge hadn’t traded the No. 1 pick to the 76ers, he maintains that Tatum — and not Markelle Fultz — would’ve been his selection: Danny Ainge says that he believes the player he will select at No. 3 is quite possibly the player he would have selected at No

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  • CHaD Football teams continue to prepare
    CHaD Football teams continue to prepare

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    WEBVTT THE SIXTH ANNUAL CHAD EAST WESTALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME IS LESSTHAN A WEEK AWAY.SOME OF THE BEST HIGH SCHOOLGRADUATED SENIORS IN THE STATEPLAYING AGAINST EACH OTHER FORGRANITE STATE BRAGGING RIGHTSAND FOR A GREAT CAUSE.IN THE FIRST FIVE YEARS, THEGAME HAS RAISED OVER $1.3MILLION FOR CRITICAL PROGRAMS THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL ATDARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK.PRACTICES BEGAN ON FRIDAY.WEST LEADS THE SERIES 3-2, BUTEAST HAS WON TWO STRAIGHT

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  • CHaD Football teams continue to prepare
    CHaD Football teams continue to prepare

    , wmur.com

    WEBVTT THE SIXTH ANNUAL CHAD EAST WESTALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME IS LESSTHAN A WEEK AWAY.SOME OF THE BEST HIGH SCHOOLGRADUATED SENIORS IN THE STATEPLAYING AGAINST EACH OTHER FORGRANITE STATE BRAGGING RIGHTSAND FOR A GREAT CAUSE.IN THE FIRST FIVE YEARS, THEGAME HAS RAISED OVER $1.3MILLION FOR CRITICAL PROGRAMS THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL ATDARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK.PRACTICES BEGAN ON FRIDAY.WEST LEADS THE SERIES 3-2, BUTEAST HAS WON TWO STRAIGHT

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  • Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis
    Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

    , richmond.com

    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron exchanged hits with tennis players on an outdoor court set up on a Paris bridge to promote the capital's bid for the 2024 Olympics. Macron visited tennis players practicing on the Alexandre III bridge on Saturday and, at one point, grabbed a racket to play a few points in a suit. Then he took off his jacket and sat on a wheelchair to play para-tennis

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