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Meadowlark Lemon Dies at 83; Harlem Globetrotters’ Dazzling Court Jester | The New York Times

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Bruce Weber, The New York Times Meadowlark Lemon of the Harlem Globetrotters during play against the Boston Shamrocks at Madison Square Garden in 1973. Librado Romero/The New York Times, Featured Image Lemon, whose halfcourt hook shots, no-look behind-the-back passes and vivid clowning were marquee features of the feel-good traveling basketball show known as the Harlem Globetrotters for nearly a quarter-century, […]
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Most dominant athlete of 2018: Simone Biles | The Undefeated This was the year that the greatest gymnast of all time showed that not a damn thing will ever stand in her way">Most dominant athlete of 2018: Simone Biles | The Undefeated This was the year that the greatest gymnast of all time showed that not a damn thing will ever stand in her way

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This was the year that the greatest gymnast of all time showed that not a damn thing will ever stand in her way.
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Simone Biles makes history, wins 4th all-around world gymnastics title while battling kidney stones – but she’s still disappointed | CBS News

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FacebookTwitterMailCAITLIN O’KANE , CBS News Biles made history on Thursday by becoming the first woman gymnast to win four all-around world championships. Not only did Biles break a record at the 48th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, she overcame several challenges — including her own high standards, The Associated Press reports. Biles made several mistakes during the competition […]
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Willie McCovey, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dies at age 80 | ESPN Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80.">Willie McCovey, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dies at age 80 | ESPN Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80.

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Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80.
Willie McCovey, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dies at age 80 | ESPN Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Harry Edwards, a giant of sports activism, still has people shook | The Undefeated 50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he’s talking with Colin Kaepernick.">Harry Edwards, a giant of sports activism, still has people shook | The Undefeated 50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he’s talking with Colin Kaepernick.

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50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he’s talking with Colin Kaepernick.
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