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Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest hoops program

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — NBA All-Star and former Wake Forest guard Chris Paul is donating $ 2.5 million in support of the Demon Deacons’ basketball team. The donation announced Tuesday is the school’s largest by a former Wake Forest basketball player. School officials say it will assist a project to expand and enhance the men’s and women’s locker rooms, and the ...

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Talladega Superspeedway to undertake $50 million infield renovation

International Speedway Corporation on Thursday unveiled a $ 50 million plan to redevelop the infield at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. The infield project, called “Transformation,” will include a garage area fan zone experience, “up close” fan access, interactive attractions and numerous enhanced amenities for both fans and participants. Among the attractions: a fan walkway under the same roof as the race ...

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Aldridge: Tobias Harris turns down $80 million extension offer from LA Clippers

Tobias Harris will forego a significant pay day in hopes of earning an even bigger one, per Turner Sports’ David Aldridge. The seven-year veteran, who averaged career-highs in scoring (18.6 points per game), rebounds (5.5 rpg), assists (2.4 apg) and 3-point shooting (41.1 percent) last season, has turned down an $ 80 million extension offer from the LA Clippers, Aldridge ...

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Matt Dumba re-signs with Wild for 5 years, $30 million US

The Wild and Matt Dumba have agreed on a five-year, $ 30 million US deal to keep the 23-year-old defenceman in Minnesota after a breakout year. General manager Paul Fenton announced the deal Saturday with the restricted free agent. Dumba had 14 goals and 36 assists to go with a plus-15 rating in 82 games last season, when he had ...

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7.7 million football fans visit FIFA Fan Fest during Russia 2018

​FIFA Fan Fest attract 2.5 million more people than four years ago Almost half a million attended across the 11 venues on 25 June Fans got to 646 bands play 323 hours of music for free The FIFA Fan Fest™ took Russia by storm. Following the exhilarating final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ that saw France take the ...

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AP source: Celtics re-sign Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Celtics have re-signed guard Marcus Smart. The 6-foot-4 defensive stalwart is returning to the team that picked him sixth overall in the 2014 draft after finding the market for a restricted free agent wasn’t as lucrative as he’d hoped. A person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press that Smart signed a four-year, $ ...

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