Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

Monday morning Russell Westbrook announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. There had been some speculation as to his health as a reason for his delay in joining the team in Orlando. We are wishing Brodie a speedy recovery.

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Redskins to retire name and logo

From John Keim of ESPN : The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will be retiring their nickname and logo after completing a thorough review that began on July 3. “Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review,” the team said in a statement. “Dan Snyder and Coach [Ron] Rivera are working closely to develop a new name and design approach that will enhance the standing of our proud, tradition-rich franchise and inspire our sponsors, fans and community for the next 100…

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Atlanta Braves not changing name “tomahawk chop” under review

From ESPN: The Atlanta Braves said in an email to season-ticket holders Sunday that they will not be changing their nickname but will take a further look at the future of the tomahawk chop. The email was shared on Twitter by Paul Lukas, a journalist who runs the Uni Watch blog. He received it from a Braves season-ticket holder. The Braves confirmed the contents of the email when contacted by ESPN. “The Atlanta Braves honors, respects and values the Native American community,” the letter says in part. “As an organization, we have…

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TBT 2020 Semifinals (4) Golden Eagles 79, (8) Red Scare 80

From thetournament: By: Josh Goldfine | @jgoldfine In the end, the depth and experience of the TBT veterans proved to be the difference. Jamil Wilson had 18 of his game-high 23 points in the second half, and the Golden Eagles ran away from Red Scare in the fourth quarter, 79-70, to advance to their second straight TBT title game. Wilson, who scored 13 points in the fourth quarter and hit his fifth career Elam Ending game-winner, also grabbed a game-high seven rebounds for the Marquette University alumni squad, which closed the game on…

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TBT 2020 Semifinals, (22) Sideline Cancer upsets (2) Overseas Elite 67-65

From thetournament.com : By: TBT Staff | @thetournament The only seven-time TBT participant will finally get its chance at the ultimate prize. Mo Creek hit a three-pointer to cap a double-digit comeback and send Sideline Cancer to its first-ever TBT title game with a 67-65 win over four-time TBT champion Overseas Elite. “That might be the biggest shot of my career,” said Creek, who scored 10 second-half points after being shut out in the first half. “To do it here, on the biggest stage…oh my gosh. Once I shot it, I…

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