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Oakland sues Raiders, NFL over team’s planned move

domnicky/iStock(OAKLAND, Calif.) — The city of Oakland, California is suing the Raiders and the NFL over the team’s planned 2020 move to Las Vegas, calling it illegal. Last year, the Raiders announced it would be moving from Oakland after the city was outbid by Las Vegas. In a tweet Tuesday, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 12/11/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONHouston 111, Portland 104San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86Toronto 123, L.A. Clippers 99NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEToronto 4. Carolina 1OT Buffalo 4. L.A. Kings 3Vancouver 3. Columbus 2Boston 4. Arizona 3Washington 6. Detroit 2Minnesota 7. Montreal 1Nashville 3. Ottawa 1Winnipeg 6. Chicago 3St. Louis 4. Florida…read more »

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade square off for what could be last time

Harry How/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Former teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade faced off on the court Monday night for what could be the final matchup between the two in their careers.James scored 28 points, helping his team, the Los Angeles Lakers, beat Wade and the Miami Heat, 108-105.James and Wade, who were both drafted…read more »

Top USOC executive fired in wake of searing report on Nassar scandal

sportpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) — A top official at the United States Olympic Committee was fired on Monday over his delayed response to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.The USOC fired Alan Ashley, its chief of sport performance, in the wake of a searing report that claimed he failed to protect victims after learning of allegations against…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 12/10/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 116, Detroit 102Indiana 109, Washington 101Boston 113, New Orleans 100Milwaukee 108, Cleveland 92Sacramento 108, Chicago 89Oklahoma City 122, Utah 113Dallas 101, Orlando 76OT L.A. Clippers 123, Phoenix 119Denver 105, Memphis 99Golden State 116, Minnesota 108L.A. Lakers 108, Miami 105NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUESO Pittsburgh…read more »

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