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Daily Archives: 11th July 2018

Adam Silver says Draft eligibility age likely to be changed

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is certain that changes are coming to the league. Some are easy. Others, not so much. Speaking after the NBA’s Board of Governors meeting on Tuesday night, Silver said he thinks the league is ready to scrap the rule requiring players to be out of high school for a year before becoming ...

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Third-generation driver Jesse Little to make Cup debut at Kentucky

Former NASCAR Next member Jesse Little is taking a big step in his racing career. Little, the son of former NASCAR driver Chad Little, plans to make his debut in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in Saturday night’s race at Kentucky Speedway. Jesse Little, 21, will drive Premium Motorsports’ No. 7 Chevrolet. Jeffery Earnhardt drove the car in last ...

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No more midnight oil: Free agency to begin at earlier hour next year

The fans asked for it, and the league listened: NBA free agency will officially commence at an earlier time slot, commissioner Adam Silver said at Tuesday’s annual board of governors meeting, according to USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick. That means basketball fans (and the media) won’t be forced to refresh their browsers at 12:01 a.m. ET – and often much ...

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Antonio Brown on turning 30: 'I don't pay attention to my age'

Antonio Brown is considered one of the game’s premier receivers. He’s been dominant, particularly over the past five seasons when he’s averaged 1,569 yards and has shown no signs of slowing. But the Pittsburgh Steelers star turned 30 years old Tuesday, an age that strikes fear into the hear… NFL | theScore

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Report: Red Sox have checked in on Rockies' Davis

The Boston Red Sox may be aiming high in their efforts to bolster the bullpen ahead of the season’s home stretch. The team has reportedly checked in on Colorado Rockies closer <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/players/510" href="https://www.th… MLB | theScore

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Tournament Schedule announced for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018

LAS VEGAS — The defending MGM Resorts NBA Summer League Champion Los Angeles Lakers earned the top seed in the 2018 Summer League tournament, following the first five days of action in Las Vegas. The Portland Trail Blazers (2), Phoenix Suns (3), Denver Nuggets (4) and Houston Rockets (5) round out the top five seeds. The single-elimination tournament tips off on ...

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Thomas jokes about return to Celtics on 1-year contract

Boston Celtics beat writer A. Sherrod Blakely ran into one of his frequent former subjects Tuesday at the McCarran Airport in Las Vegas, snapping an innocuous selfie with the athlete. No big deal, right? <blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-permali… NBA | theScore

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