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Lakers, Heat prepare for battle as NBA odyssey...

A full 11 months after the 2019-2020 NBA season first tipped off, a marathon campaign plunged into crisis by Covid-19 and tumultuous social unrest finally...

Basketball fans excited about NBA play-offs...

The NBA Playoffs were hit by delays last week when the Milwaukee Bucks sparked a boycott in protest against the police shooting of Jacob Blake in their...

Trump presses law and order message as protest...

While the US leader tried to characterize Biden as weak on crime, his opponent accused Trump of fanning the flames of violence in a polarized and tense...

James sombre after losing Black Panther and...

"To lose the Black Panther and the Black Mamba in the same year, we can all agree that 2020 is the (expletive) year ... in my 35 years, there is no question,"...

Naomi Osaka withdraws from WTA semi-final...

Osaka, a two-time Grand Slam champion, was to have faced Belgian Elise Mertens in the same quarantine bubble where the US Open will be played starting...

NBA walkout sparks historic US sport boycott...

Blake was seriously injured after being shot point blank in the back seven times by police officers in a confrontation captured on video.

US officer who shot black man named, as NBA...

The US Department of Justice announced late Wednesday it was opening a civil rights investigation into Blake's shooting.

Lakers, Clippers vote to abandon NBA season:...

ESPN, The Athletic and Yahoo Sports all reported that the Lakers and Clippers called for the 2019/2020 season to be scrapped in the wake of Jacob Blake's...

Mother calls for calm over black son paralyzed...

The mother of a black man shot repeatedly in the back by Wisconsin police called Tuesday for calm after two nights of violent protests, as her lawyer said...

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