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Stephen Jackson rallies for justice for 'brother' Floyd

6:26am IST

NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his "twin" who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest.

NBA targets July 31 restart: report

2:43am IST

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reported on Friday.

NBA-NBA targets July 31 restart - report

2:38am IST

May 29 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reported on Friday.

Beer company bashes Astros with new brew

29 May 2020

Major League Baseball fans deprived of the opportunity to heckle the Houston Astros for the 2017 sign-stealing scandal have been offered the chance to make their point from home by drinking a beer.

Baseball-Beer company bashes Astros with new brew

29 May 2020

May 28 Major League Baseball fans deprived of the opportunity to heckle the Houston Astros for the 2017 sign-stealing scandal have been offered the chance to make their point from home by drinking a beer.

On this day: Born May 28, 1888: Jim Thorpe, American athlete

27 May 2020

Jim Thorpe, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and formidable American football and baseball player, was one of the greatest U.S. athletes of all time but the public often failed to recognise him as one of their own during his lifetime.

Woods and Manning beat Mickelson and Brady in charity match

25 May 2020

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning held off a late challenge to beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady 1Up in a charity golf match in Florida on Sunday that raised $20 million for COVID-19 relief efforts.

Pro bowling rolls into action with virtual draft

17 May 2020

Ten-pin bowling will join PGA golf, NASCAR and UFC in bringing competition back to a sports-starved nation this weekend when the professional league holds its virtual draft.

UPDATE 1-Bowling-Pro bowling rolls into action with virtual draft

17 May 2020

May 15 Ten-pin bowling will join PGA golf, NASCAR and UFC in bringing competition back to a sports-starved nation this weekend when the professional league holds its virtual draft.

Djokovic confident he will claim Grand Slam record

15 May 2020

Novak Djokovic believes he will win the most Grand Slam titles and become the longest-reigning world number one by the time he retires, the 32-year-old Serb said in an interview.

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