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U.S. Central sweeps boys, girls titles at Jr. NBA World Championship

ORLANDO – The U.S. Central girls team and U.S. Central boys team won the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship today at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. The world championship games, televised on FOX, featured the Central girls defeating the Europe girls team 68-38, while the Central boys defeated the Africa & Middle ...

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Thousands Petition For LeBron James As U.S. Secretary Of Education

In light of LeBron James and Akron Public Schools’ creating the I Promise School for 240 third- and fourth-graders, thousands of folks have been inspired. Indeed, they want James to be hired. “LeBron James is an inspiration to kids all over the country,” the petition reads. “He’s shown he care… Sports

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Canada falls to U.S. for 3rd successive silver at FIBA U-18 women's Americas

For a brief moment it looked like Canada had a chance to capture gold at the FIBA under-18 Women’s Americas Championship. But a strong start quickly burnt out as the United States pulled away in the second quarter en route to an 84-60 victory in the tournament final. It’s the third straight silver for Canada at the event. “I was ...

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LeBron: Trump has used sports to divide the U.S.

LeBron James believes President Donald Trump has used professional sports as a tool to drive a wedge between the American people. “What I’ve noticed over the last few months is he’s kinda used sports to kinda divide us, and that’s something that I can’t relate to,” James told <a href="https://cnn.com/2018/07/30/politics/lebron-james-trump-akron-school-lemon-cnntv/index.html?utm_content=20… NBA | theScore

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Golden Knights resolve trademark dispute with U.S. Army

The Vegas Golden Knights have resolved a trademark dispute with the U.S. Army over the NHL franchise’s name and gold and black colours. The hockey team said in a statement Thursday that an agreement with the Army allows the team to continue using the “Vegas Golden Knights” and “Golden Knights” while the Army can keep using the “Golden Knights” nickname ...

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U.S. Olympic Committee Appoints First Female CEO Months After Nassar Scandal

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) named a top woman golf executive as its new CEO on Thursday, months after its former head quit for medical reasons following a sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Sarah Hirshland, currently the chief commercial officer for the U.S. Golf Association, will be the first woman to serve as a permanent ...

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Top 10 NFL players born outside the U.S.

theScore’s NFL Top 10 is a two-week series in which editors take a look at football’s best, worst, and most interesting, highlighting everything from the overpaid to the most versatile and marketable. Whoever says American football isn’t an international game is wrong. Plenty of countries are represented throughout the NFL, and we’ve identified the 10 best who were born outside ...

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U.S. blows out Canada to win FIBA Americas U18 title

Before Saturday’s tipoff of the gold-medal game, the U.S. basketball team watched highlights of Canada’s historic victory over the Americans at last summer’s under-19 world championships. Then the Americans exacted some revenge — a 113-74 thumping of Canada to claim their fifth consecutive FIBA Americas U18 title. “Probably hungry, lots of revenge, and just trying to kill us in every ...

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