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Bulldogs Will Retire Paul George’s Jersey at Home Opener

Paul George, a six-time NBA All-Star and 2016 Olympic gold medalist, will have his No. 24 jersey retired at the Fresno State basketball team's regular-season home opener against Winthrop on Nov. 10. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.cloudf...
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Trump Awards Medal of Freedom to NBA Star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as "one of the all-time greats in the history of sports." "This acknowledgment allows ...
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Magic Johnson Abruptly Resigns as Lakers’ President

LOS ANGELES — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this te...
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Cal Fires Wyking Jones, Wants New Coach ASAP

BERKELEY — California expects its men's basketball program to return to winning at the highest level soon, and plans to find the right coach to lead that comeback. "We need somebody who is going to teach our...
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3 Get Prison in College Basketball Recruiting Scandal

NEW YORK — Three men have received prison sentences in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen schools. Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins, and amateur league director Merl Code we...