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‘Giannis and this Bucks team were relentless and they never gave up’ — Yaron Weitzman reacts to Game 6 of the NBA Finals

Yaron Weitzman reacts to Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Yaron shares his thoughts on where this Milwaukee Bucks team gets their toughness from. ‘It mirrors their leader Giannis Antetokounmpo.’

“Giannis is the best player in the world” — Emmanuel Acho on the Bucks winning the NBA Championship I SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Marcellus Wiley and Emmanuel Acho sit down to discuss whether Giannis Antetokounmpo is the best player in the world after his dominant 50-point performance in the Milwaukee Bucks’ Game 6 win over the Phoenix Suns.

Scoreboard roundup — 4/10/21

iStockBY: ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s games:    ——    INTERLEAGUE  Final  San Diego   3  Texas   0    ——    AMERICAN LEAGUE  Final  Tampa Bay    10  N.Y. Yankees   5  Final  Cleveland     4  Detroit        1  Final  L.A. Angels   7  Toronto  …

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Prosecutor’s office reviewing car crash case involving former Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid

ABC NewsBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — The three-car crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid that injured two children, including one critically, is being reviewed by the local prosecutor’s office. Police handed over the investigation to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office in “recent days,” the office confirmed to …

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Police: NFL’s Richard Sherman tried to break in at in-laws’

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman was arrested Wednesday after authorities said he crashed his SUV in a suburban Seattle construction zone, tried to break in to his in-laws’ home and then fought with officers, who used a police dog to apprehend him. Sherman was booked into jail …

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Middleton sends Bucks past Suns to tie NBA Finals at 2-2

                                                  MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton is an All-Star with unwavering confidence in his shot, always believing that no matter how poorly he starts that he can turn things around. “Khris …

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Mitchell taps Ryker Kreutzfeldt as boys basketball head coach

Ryker Kreutzfeldt has been hired as the Head Boys Basketball Coach for the Mitchell School District. Coach Kreutzfeldt is a Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University graduate and has been a member of the boys basketball staff for the past four seasons. “I am excited to announce the hiring of Ryker Kreutzfeldt as the …

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Ryker Kreutzfeldt named new Mitchell Head Boys Basketball Coach

Ryker Kreutzfeldt has been hired as the Head Boys Basketball Coach for the Mitchell School District. Coach Kreutzfeldt is a Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University graduate and has been a member of the boys basketball staff for the past four seasons. “I am excited to announce the hiring of Ryker Kreutzfeldt as the …

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Bucks blowout: Giannis has 41, Suns’ NBA Finals lead now 2-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — When Giannis Antetokounmpo crashed to the court just two weeks ago with what appeared to be a serious knee injury, there was no guarantee he’d be back this season. Maybe, he feared, he might even miss a year. Antetokounmpo refused to stay down. These Milwaukee Bucks just won’t, either. Antetokounmpo had 41 …

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20 Slams! Djokovic wins Wimbledon to tie Federer, Nadal

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Wimbledon final was locked up at a set apiece after nearly 2 1/2 hours, and Novak Djokovic’s bid for a record-tying 20th Grand Slam title was at a critical juncture, when he faced two break points while thousands in the full-capacity crowd at Centre Court chanted his opponent’s first name. …

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Source: Fury positive for COVID, 3rd Wilder bout postponed

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has tested positive for COVID-19, and his third bout with Deontay Wilder will be postponed likely until the fall. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the promoters of the lucrative heavyweight trilogy …

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Halfway there: Suns beat Bucks for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

PHOENIX (AP) — The ball went from Chris Paul to Devin Booker and didn’t stop moving until Deandre Ayton scored after every Suns player had touched it. The 10-pass sequence was the prettiest play of the NBA Finals and the kind the one-man show Bucks couldn’t dream of. “We actually talked about that play right …

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Lightning look to be 1st team to win Cup at home since 2015

Tampa Bay Lightning fans at a watch party at Amalie Arena, in Tampa, Fla., look on in disbelief as their team loses in overtime in Montreal to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup final, Monday, July 5, 2021.  TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley …

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ESPN takes Nichols off NBA Finals duty after leaked comments

ESPN has replaced Nichols as its sideline reporter for the NBA Finals following a report detailing critical comments she made about Black colleague Maria Taylor. PHOENIX (AP) — ESPN replaced Rachel Nichols as its sideline reporter for the NBA Finals following a report detailing critical comments she made about Black colleague Maria Taylor. The network …

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Silver says NBA may have weathered pandemic well financially

Fans cheer prior to game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, Pool) PHOENIX (AP) — The NBA may emerge from the pandemic on better financial footing than it first anticipated, though Commissioner Adam Silver warned Tuesday that it’s too …

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No relay: Banned sprinter Richardson left off Olympic team

In this June 19, 2021 photo, Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates after winning the first heat of the semis finals in women’s 100-meter runat the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore. Richardson cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Banned sprinter Sha’Carri …

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Paul carries Suns past Giannis, Bucks in NBA Finals opener

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) drives past Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday (21) during the second half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Phoenix. PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul waited 16 years to get to the NBA Finals, bringing with him a team starving for its first championship. …

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Mitchell High School Boys basketball coach has resigned

Todd Neuendorf has resigned as the Head Boys Basketball Coach for the Mitchell School District after serving in the position for the past four years. Coach Neuendorf rebuilt the Mitchell Kernel Boys Basketball program, leading the team to the state tournament this season for the first time since 2012. “I want to thank Todd for …

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AP source: T-wolves sale to Lore, A-Rod up for NBA approval

Alex Rodriguez sits court side during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers in Miami, in this Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, file photo. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has reached agreement on his $1.5 billion sale of the club to e-commerce mogul Marc …

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Unique, exhausting season reaches finale with FCS title game

The longest college football season in history comes to a close this weekend after a grueling, haphazard stretch that saw the Football Championship Subdivision push the majority of its games into the spring for the first time because of the pandemic. While Bowl Subdivision teams staged a shortened season last fall, the FCS took the unusual step …

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