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ESPN Apologizes to Ja Morant for Airing Fake Quote About Michael Jordan Being “Just Another Superstar” in Today’s Game

ESPN’s “This Just In” Publicly Apologizes to Ja Morant for Airing Fake Quote About Michael Jordan

Tuesday’s episode of ESPN’s “This Just In” featured an apology to NBA star Ja Morant for running an entire segment on a fake quote. The fake statement originated from the Twitter parody account Ballsack Sport, which tweeted a bogus quote from Morant claiming that if Michael Jordan were to play in the NBA today, …

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WNBA Players Honor Brittney Griner By Sporting Jerseys With Her Name and Number During The All-Star Game

WNBA Players Are Opting Out Of Playing In Russia During The Off-Season Until Brittney Griner Is Released

During the second half of Sunday’s All-Star Game in Chicago, Brittney Griner’s fellow W.N.B.A. players honored her by sporting jerseys with her name and number. Since February, Griner has been detained in Russia on drug-related accusations. At halftime, Griner’s wife, Cherelle Griner, sat courtside with the All-Stars, who lined up in …

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Lakers Sign Shareef O’Neal And Scotty Pippen Jr. To Two-Way Contracts

Scottie Pippen Jr. and Shareef O’Neal

Shareef O’Neal and Scotty Pippen Jr. have both landed two-way contracts with the Los Angeles Lakers.  Both players signed their deals Thursday after going undrafted in the NBA Draft that same night.  O’Neal, 22, is the eldest son of legend Shaquille O’Neal, while Pippen Jr. is the son of six-time NBA champion Scottie Pippen.  Both O’Neal and Pippen …

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Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Jaylon Ferguson Dies at 26

Baltimore Ravens' Jaylon Ferguson Died of Fentanyl and Cocaine Mix on Accident

On Wednesday morning, the Baltimore Ravens team announced that linebacker Jaylon Ferguson had passed away. He was 26. The cause of his death is still unknown. We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) June 22, 2022 The team took to Twitter …

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