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Pistons’ Tobias Harris Named NBA Cares Community Assist Award Winner for October

Detroit Pistons forward Tobias Harris has received the October NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented in recognition of his leadership and dedication to mentoring at-risk youth throughout the community, the NBA announced today. The award recognizes an NBA player each month who best reflects the passion that the league and …

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Andy Woodward speaks out on his sexual abuse: ‘It was the softer, weaker boys he targeted’

Andy Woodward at the age of 43 finally feels able to tell his story and free himself from the secret – “the massive, horrible burden” – that has shaped his life. He is doing so in the belief there are many others – potentially hundreds, he says – who are …

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Cathy Freeman: “If I’d known my parents’ story, who knows how much faster I could have run”

“The moment I heard about what happened to my parents before I was born was the moment I realized that the right to be heard is one of the pillars of social justice.” Cathy Freeman is the first Australian Indigenous person to become a Commonwealth Games gold medalist age 16 in …

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Athletes that Overcame the Odds: Tyler Saunders- the Wheelchair Basketball Wonderman

Tyler Saunders, 33 years old, is a wheelchair basketball player whose story will leave you both shocked and amazed. This is his story- “I have always loved basketball. I grew up in the 90s (the Michael Jordan era) and would set my VCR to record NBA coverage on at stupid o’clock. I played …

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NBA teams-Bucks, Grizzlies and Mavs to stop staying at Trump-branded hotels

At least three NBA teams have stopped staying at Donald Trump-branded hotels this season to avoid any association with the new US president, according to ESPN. ESPN says that the Milwaukee Bucks, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Dallas Mavericks have decided to move away from the Trump hotels in New York and Chicago. The …

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Palpreet Singh Brar makes nation proud, makes it to NBA Development League!

India’s second entrant into the NBA development League, Palpreet Singh Brar  has come to the harsh realisation that there is a  vast difference between the coaching by the West and India. The United States offers a much higher standard of quality coaching with respect to- defence and offence, tactics and …

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Inshort: Dipa Karmakar returns BMW she received for Rio Medal

Dipa Karmakar, owing to maintenance costs and narrow roads in Agartala, has decided to return her BMW car. “It wasn’t Dipa’s decision. Rather it was a collective decision taken by her family and me,” BS Nandi, Dipa’s coach told The Times of India. “There are two main reasons behind it. …

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