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Danville, Va. City Council approves naming highway after Wendell Scott

NASCAR Hall of Famer Wendell Scott will be recognized by his hometown of Danville, Virginia, with a highway bearing his name. The Danville City Council approved a measure last week to name the US 58/29 bypass after Scott, the only African-American to win a NASCAR Cup Series race. The stretch of road will be named the Wendell O. Scott Sr. ...

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NBA Exec: 'Matter of time' before Kansas City gets franchise

A new city has emerged as a possible site for NBA expansion. One league executive told SEC Network’s Jarrett Sutton that Kansas City will inevitably be awarded a franchise, as it’s viewed as the NBA’s most valuable market for league expansion, alongside Seattle. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en" readability="8.689655172413… NBA | theScore

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Jets Nation celebrating Winnipeg's deep playoff run in Sin City

Winnipeg Jets fans have arrived in Las Vegas revelling in the novelty of both their team in the third round of NHL playoffs and coming to Sin City to watch it. “We’ve been waiting our whole lifetime to be this deep in the series and then you throw Las Vegas in it, it’s nuts,” said Chris Kirkwood in the shade ...

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Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George has successful left knee scope

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George underwent a successful left knee scope today, Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced. The Thunder, George and his representation collectively determined for the procedure to be performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache with Thunder medical personnel present at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, Calif.  In 79 ...

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Oklahoma City Thunder GM says Billy Donovan will return next season

 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder general manager Sam Presti said coach Billy Donovan’s job is safe, despite a disappointing season. Oklahoma City had high expectations this season after trading for Paul George and Carmelo Anthony to join reigning MVP Russell Westbrook. Even with the added star power, the Thunder won just one more regular-season game than last year and lost in ...

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Better Luck Next Year: Oklahoma City Thunder edition

As NBA teams are officially eliminated from title contention, theScore NBA freelance writer Andrew Unterberger takes a look back at the highs and lows of their season, along with the biggest questions ahead of 2018-19. The 20th edition focuses on the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Good Give Russell Westbrook that damn triple-double. Hard to imagine which would’ve been… NBA | ...

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Carmelo Anthony not interested in bench role after Oklahoma City Thunder's first-round exit

Carmelo Anthony sat on the bench for much of Oklahoma City’s first-round loss to Utah. He has no intention of seeing that role become permanent. After producing career lows in minutes, points and shooting percentage this season, the 10-time All-Star was asked if he would consider accepting a reserve role for the 2018-19 campaign. Anthony <a href="http://www… NBA.com: News

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Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell silences Oklahoma City Thunder with historic performance in series-clinching victory

Donovan Mitchell went toe-to-toe with Russell Westbrook, scoring the most points by a rookie in the playoffs in 31 years, and the Utah Jazz closed out the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 with a 96-91 victory to reach the Western Conference semifinals. Mitchell heated up in the second half, scoring 15 points in the first six minutes of the third ...

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