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Adam Silver — Donald Trump controversy ‘discouraging’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After talking to an angered Masai Ujiri, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said President Donald Trump’s reportedly vulgar comment on immigration “is discouraging” but will not deter the work of the NBA and NBPA in creating real change in communities. “I certainly understand how upset he is as an immigrant to this country […]

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Raptors president Masai Ujiri criticizes President Donald Trump over reported remark

6:27 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language that may be offensive for some readers. TORONTO — Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri, born and raised in Nigeria before moving to the United States and becoming one of the most unique front-office success stories in professional sports history, responded strongly to President […]

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Make Halloween great again: McDavid’s Donald Trump costume gets mixed reaction – NHL on CBC Sports

Much like the controversial politician himself, Connor McDavid’s decision to dress as Donald Trump for a Halloween party has received a polarizing reaction on social media. A photo posted Monday on an Instagram account belonging to McDavid’s girlfriend shows the Edmonton Oilers star dressed as a svelte version of U.S President Donald Trump, complete with […]

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LeBron James talks Michael Jordan, Donald Trump and more

After winning his third championship with an epic comeback from down 3-1 to the Golden State Warriors in 2016, LeBron James told campers at his summer clinic he was “chasing the ghost” of Michael Jordan. Still stuck at half Jordan’s six-title total a year later, James laid out a plan for catching His Airness in […]

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Crosby, Penguins visit Trump at the White House – NHL on CBC Sports

Sidney Crosby and his Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins will visit U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House Monday. There will be a news conference after the visit where players are expected to address the media. The Penguins — and Crosby in particular — have found themselves thrust into the increasingly uncomfortable intersection of politics and sports, but the […]