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Conference realignment tracker: Ranking top moves for the upcoming 2022-2023 college basketball season

Conference realignment tracker: Ranking top moves for the upcoming 2022-2023 college basketball season

Future conference realignment took center stage in college sports this week, when news broke Thursday that USC and UCLA will be on their way to the Big Ten in 2024. The move marks the latest shakeup in a series of changes sparked last year by the announcement that Texas and Oklahoma will transition from the …

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Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner opens in Russian court

Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner opens in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington. The Phoenix Mercury center and two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist was …

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5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

The NBA generated more basketball-related income than ever this past season, the total number coming up just short of $9 billion. Business is good. The first night of free agency underscored how good. Nikola Jokic agreed to the biggest contract in NBA history, Bradley Beal agreed to a deal worth a quarter-billion dollars, and the …

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Gang violence killed innocent college basketball star, police say in Harlem mass shooting

Gang violence killed innocent college basketball star, police say in Harlem mass shooting

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) — A 21-year-old college basketball star was killed and eight others shot when gunfire erupted in Harlem. It’s believed that it was a gang shootout that left an innocent young man dead. Tuesday morning, family and friends of the man killed at the late-night BBQ spoke out as police continued searching for …

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