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  • Earl Lloyd, 1st Black Player in NBA, Dies at 86

    Earl Lloyd was a player and coach, an NBA champion and later a Hall of Famer. Within the basketball world, he’s something much bigger. He was a pioneer. Lloyd, the first Black player in NBA history, died Thursday at 86. West Virginia State, his alma mater, confirmed the death but did not ...

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  • Beal’s Return Helps Wizards End Skid

    It has been a rough 2015 for the Washington Wizards. After surging to a 19-6 start, the Wizards have slowed down over the last few weeks, evident by a season-high six-game losing streak which was preceded by a then season-high five game losing skid. Washington has struggled to find offense with ...

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  • Livingstone Wins Back-to-Back CIAA Basketball Titles

    Junior guard Daryl Traynham scored a team-high 23 points to lead the Livingstone Blue Bears to its second straight Central Interscholastic Athletic Association (CIAA) men’s basketball championship title with a dominating 106-91 win over Winston-Salem State (WSS) on Feb. 28 at Time Warner ...

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  • Coppin State Beats Crosstown Foe Morgan State

    Junior guard Sterling Smith scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Coppin State Eagles to an 88-77 win over crosstown rival Morgan State Bears on Feb. 28 at the PEC in Baltimore, Md. The loss dropped Morgan State’s record to 7-22, 5-10 against the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), ...

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  • Hampton Beats Howard for 11th Straight Time

    Howard University sophomore guard James Daniel scored a team-high 20 points but the Howard Bison still fell short in the “battle of the real HU,” narrowly losing 68-67 to the Hampton Pirates on Feb. 28 at Burr Gymnasium in Washington, D.C. Hampton has ruled the “battle of the ...

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  • What’s Next for the Chicago Bulls?

    Another knee injury to their brilliant yet brittle superstar had the Chicago Bulls on front page of sporting publications for much of the week. A successful surgery to remove a torn meniscus from Derrick Rose’s right knee on Feb. 27 was a 10-to-15-minute procedure that brought a sigh of relief ...

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  • Is Russell Westbrook the Best Player in the NBA?

    It’s been a historic month for Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. With his Thunder in the middle of a climb up the Western playoff ladder and team face Kevin Durant in and out the lineup with foot injuries, Westbrook has been flat out amazing. He’s already recorded three ...

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  • Anacostia Takes Home DCIAA Girls Basketball Title

    The Anacostia Lady Indians defeated the Wilson Lady Tigers, 58-45, to win the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) girls’ basketball championship on Feb. 27 in Washington, D.C. However, for Anacostia head coach Dwayne Shackleford, the win was about more than basketball. “We skilled ...

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  • Knicks Say Former Player Anthony Mason has Died

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48. The Knicks confirmed Mason’s death, which was first reported Saturday by the New York Daily News. He had been battling heart ...

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