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  • Mo’ne Davis Drafted by Harlem Globetrotters

    Mo’ne Davis received an unexpected present for her 14th birthday. The Little League star moved up in the ranks after she was drafted to the Harlem Globetrotters in their ninth annual draft. In a Globetrotters draft, the players selected can play whenever they want. Due to Davis’ age, she is ...

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  • Wizards Draft Oubre, Adds Upside to Aging Roster

    A funny thing happened a few months ago when Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman began to consistently pair the two best small forwards in his rotation together at the same time: he discovered the Wizards’ version of “small ball.” Playing savvy veteran Paul Pierce with sophomore ...

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  • Nationals Win Five of Six to Stay Atop NL East

    The Washington Nationals enjoyed a 2.5 game lead in the NL East after winning five of six games between June 23 and June 28. Washington claimed series wins over the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, and held a 42-34 record as of June 28. June 23-25: Nationals Sweep Braves In Game One of ...

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  • Mother of Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers Dies

    The mother of Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers died June 19 in Illinois following a long-term illness, according to the team. The Clippers did not release a cause of death or age for Bettye Rivers, according to USA Today. Clippers guard Austin Rivers, son of Rivers and grandson of ...

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  • Wizards Trade for Wingman Kelly Oubre Jr. in NBA Draft

    The Washington Wizards used the 2015 NBA draft on June 25 to add depth to their wing unit, trading for 15th overall pick Kelly Oubre Jr., a small forward from the University of Kansas. Washington was originally awarded the 19th overall pick in this year’s draft after finishing the season with ...

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  • Should the Wizards Favor Paul Pierce’s Return?

    Per a report from the Washington Post, Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce announced recently that he intends to play next season – but that could be with the Wizards or the Los Angeles Clippers. With Doc Rivers, Pierce’s former coach with the Boston Celtics, manning the show in L.A., the ...

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  • Washington Holds Tight to National League East Lead

    The Washington Nationals (37-33 record) hangs tight to a one-game lead over the National League East division after sweeping the Pittsburgh Pirates in a three-game home series over the weekend. The sweep was a strong response from Washington after losing a four-game series with the Tampa Bay ...

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  • Orioles Win Four of Six in Week of Play

    The Baltimore Orioles won four of their last six games, lifting their record above .500 at 35-33 overall, as of June 21. Baltimore was able to beat the Philadelphia Phillies three out of four times, and then split wins in the first two games of a three-game series over the weekend with the Blue ...

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  • Cleveland Wise to Stick with Coach Blatt for Next Season

    LeBron James may have left the Heat last summer, but he apparently transferred some of the flame to current Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt. The first-year coach has been behind the gun for much of the season, but recent reports suggest trouble could be brewing in Ohio after the ...

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  • Another Viewpoint: ‘Sam’s Kryptonite’

    Most kids who are fortunate enough to grow up having a relationship with their fathers often view the old man as a kind of Superman.  It was no different for me.  However, I was on hand when Superman bumped into a dose of kryptonite. In those days, street cars were a popular mode of ...

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