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NBA commissioner says league ‘willing’ to take losses in China to stand for ‘American values’

Rich Arden / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league has suffered “substantial” losses in China as a result of the firestorm that followed a since-deleted tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager supporting the Hong Kong protests. “The losses have already been substantial,” Silver said in an interview with ABC …

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Dennis Rodman denies slapping guest at Florida party

Dennis Rodman is pleading not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of slapping a man who was celebrating the former NBA star’s birthday at a Florida bar last May

WNBA Dream moving to 3,500-seat arena near Atlanta airport.

WNBA Dream moving to 3,500-seat arena near Atlanta airport.

The NBA’s West race should be incredibly good this season

Wild, and wide-open: The Western Conference race this season should be something to behold

Wake Forest, Florida State look to bounce back from losses

Coach Dave Clawson wants to see how Wake Forest bounces back from a loss

FOX Sports Florida announces Orlando Magic television schedule for 2019-2020 regular season

FOX Sports Florida will televise all 82 of the Orlando Magic’s regular season games during the 2019-2020 campaign.

Preview: Packers WR Lazard goes for encore vs. Raiders

With the Green Bay Packers’ receiver corps shorthanded Allen Lazard is looking to build on his big Week 6 with a strong outing against the Raiders

Jets center Kalil injures shoulder, could miss game vs Pats

New York Jets center Ryan Kalil injured a shoulder during practice and could miss the game against the New England Patriots on Monday night

Braves 1B Freeman has surgery on troublesome right elbow

UEFA seeks advice on how to improve match-fixing prosecution

Aiming to better fight match-fixing in soccer, UEFA wants a partner to advise how to work better with police and prosecutors

Minnesota United heads to MLS playoffs with ‘Wonderwall’ behind it

If Minnesota United wins its first MLS playoff match Sunday the scene at Allianz Field will become a 19,400-person karaoke bar

Miami to face Georgia Tech, matchup of Coastal’s bottom pair

Miami to face Georgia Tech, matchup of teams at bottom of the Coastal Division

Cain Velasquez to team with Rey Mysterio at a WWE live event in Mexico City on Nov. 30

Rey Mysterio to team with former UFC Champion Cain Velasquez in Mexico live event.

Banged-up Boilermakers seek third straight win over Iowa

Purdue Boilermakers-Iowa Hawkeyes college football preview

No. 22 Missouri heads to Vandy, 1st road trip since opener

Missouri coach Barry Odom knows the dangers of going on the road, so he’s preparing his No. 22 Tigers for a tough test at struggling Vanderbilt

Jayhawks will try to give Longhorns another run for their money

Kansas Jayhawks-Texas Longhorns college football preview

No. 10 Georgia’s line braces for Kentucky after wake-up call

No. 10 Georgia looks to regroup against Kentucky after dropping in Top 25 following shocking home loss to South Carolina

Texas A&M, Ole Miss seeking to bounce back from losses

Mississippi’s game with Texas A&M on Saturday could have significant postseason implications for both programs

No. 24 App State looks to keep longer hold on Top 25 ranking

Appalachian State cracks the Top 25 again, and now the Mountaineers want to continue their winning ways against Louisiana-Monroe

South Carolina hopes for another upset against No. 9 Florida

South Carolina has never won consecutive games against Top-10 opponents