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NBA star Derrick Rose and friends cleared in rape case

Jury cleared Rose and friends of trespassing, sexual battery and battery charges, a crushing blow to plaintiff who sought $21.5m in what she said was a gang rape A federal jury has cleared NBA star Derrick Rose and two of his friends of rape in a civil trial that put …

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Derrick Rose rape trial: LAPD detective’s apparent suicide complicates case

The alleged rape victim appeared shocked when death was shared in court, as Roses lawyer claimed Nadine Hernandez had told him theres no rape case here The apparent suicide of a Los Angeles police department detective who was investigating a rape allegation against NBA star Derrick Rose is a dramatic …

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USA basketball stars stay on Rio cruise ship but Jimmy Butler fears water

The Chicago Bulls star doesnt want his room facing the water, according to his US team-mate Draymond Green The US mens basketball team caused a stir when they announced theyd be staying on a luxury cruise ship rather than roughing it in the Olympic village. But Jimmy Butler, the Chicago …

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NBA star Andrew Bogut rips Olympic village but officials say it’s all in jest

Boomers center sends mocking tweets about standard of Australian teams accommodations shortly after arrival in Rio on Monday night Its hard enough finding suitable accommodation when youre 7ft tall, so the Dallas Mavericks and Australia center Andrew Bogut may not have been expecting too much when he turned up at …

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Draymond Green’s woes continue after posting penis picture to Snapchat

Draymond Greens build-up to the Olympics remains less than ideal after he posted an embarrassing picture to social media Draymond Greens build-up to the Olympics remains less than ideal. On Sunday the Golden State Warriors star, who will be representing the US at the Rio Games, was forced to apologize …

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Oklahoma City’s Enes Kanter receives death threats after failed coup in Turkey

Thunder center said hes received death threats following the coup in Turkey that failed to overthrow president Recep Tayyip Erdoans regime Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter said hes received death threats following the coup in Turkey that failed to overthrow president Recep Tayyip Erdoans regime. The 24-year-old posted screenshots …

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Hyped prospect Dario Saric signs contract with Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers sign touted international prospect two years after acquiring his rights on a draft-night trade The Philadelphia 76ers have signed international prospect DarioSarictwo years after they acquired his rights on a draft-night deal. Saricwas originally drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 12th overall pick of the 2014 NBA draft …

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LeBron James leads call to end gun violence: ‘We have to do better’

James and other NBA stars address recent shootings of black men and urge fellow athletes to renounce violence LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence …

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Kevin Durant officially joins Warriors: It was feelings I couldnt ignore

Former OKC star is officially introduced as a Golden State player, and becomes highest paid player on the roster A beaming Kevin Durant was officially introduced as a Warriors player on Tuesday, and the latest addition to Golden States star-packed roster admitted he felt as comfortable as Ive ever felt …

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