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Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father’s wish of attending Super Bowl

Courtesy Lisa Skinner(ATLANTA) — One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father’s dying wish to go to the big game.Steven Skinner, a loving father of four children and husband to his wife of 32 years, is battling for his life after being diagnosed with glioblastoma, an incurable type of brain cancer.The 56-year old Navy…read more »

‘Sports Illustrated’ names Golden State Warriors 2018 Sportsperson of the Year

Stacy Revere/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Sports Illustrated announced its selection for 2018 Sportsperson of the Year, and it’s not a person at all — it’s an entire team. The sports publication named the Golden State Warriors as this year’s top “Sportsperson.””Three titles in four years, and now another: 2018 [Sports Illustrated] #Sportsperson of the Year…read more »

Report: Lakers seeking to acquire Trevor Ariza from Suns

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly trying to add Phoenix Suns small forward Trevor Ariza to their roster.Citing league sources, ESPN reports both teams are in talks and are looking to involve a third team that would take Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as part of a larger deal.In return for…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 12/8/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDallas 107, Houston 104Indiana 107, Sacramento 97Atlanta 106, Denver 98Brooklyn 112, N.Y. Knicks 104Cleveland 116, Washington 101Boston 133, Chicago 77L.A. Lakers 111, Memphis 88Portland 113, Minnesota 105Miami 121, L.A. Clippers 98NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPhiladelphia 6, Buffalo 2L.A. Kings 5, Vegas 1N.Y. Islanders 3, Detroit…read more »

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier to skip bowl game, prepare for NFL Draft

Photo by Donald Page / ESPN Images(MORGANTOWN, W. Va.) — West Virginia University quarterback Will Grier will skip his team’s game in the Camping World Bowl as he prepares for the upcoming NFL Draft.Grier announced that decision on Saturday, thanking his coaches, teammates and fans for their support. He tallied nearly 4,000 yards and 37…read more »

Scoreboard Roundup 12/08/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores for Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 117-111 DetroitCharlotte 113-107 DenverIndiana 112-90 OrlandoSacramento 129-110 ClevelandBrooklyn 106-105 Toronto (Overtime)Chicago 114-112 Oklahoma CityMemphis 107-103 New OrleansSan Antonio 133-120 L.A. LakersMiami 115-98 PhoenixGolden State 105-95 Milwaukee NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUESt. Louis 1-0 WinnipegDallas 3-2 San JoseEdmonton 7-2 MinnesotaCarolina 4-1 Anaheim Copyright © 2018,…read more »

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