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The Mercury News
Marshawn Lynch & Marcus Peters: Oakland blood is thicker than NFL waterschools can’t be denied. McClymonds, dubbed “School of Champions,” sports an al
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
schools can’t be denied. McClymonds, dubbed “School of Champions,” sports an alumni base headlined by 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell and baseball great Frank Robinson. The two schools even share an alumnus in Curt Flood, the father of sports... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
OSU considering changing name of Gill Coliseumremembered Gill ever discussing civil rights or racial politics. When Gill's te
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
remembered Gill ever discussing civil rights or racial politics. When Gill's team lost to University of San Francisco in the 1955 NCAA tournament, Gill singled out Bill Russell, who is black, as the key difference between the teams. © 2017... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Warm and windy week on the waterWeb at www.fishpineisland.com or email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
Web at www.fishpineisland.com or email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Why you shouldn't expect NBA players to kneel for national anthemon a knee,” he was speaking for the NBA masses. In a league nearly three-fourt
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
on a knee,” he was speaking for the NBA masses. In a league nearly three-fourths African American, where even NBA legend Bill Russell posted a picture recently of himself kneeling in support of the NFL players, this has been a popular stance. And... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Players, teams rally behind Gordon Hayward after grisly injury2007. While Hayward, who signed a four-year max contract with Boston in July,
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
2007. While Hayward, who signed a four-year max contract with Boston in July, hasn’t been a Celtic that long, NBA legend Bill Russell reminded him that he is part of the family in a heartwearming tweet of support. Here are some of the tweets... Read more
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Island Packet
Ethier 'honors the game.' For once, it returns the favorthe NLCS. He's logged 45 career playoff games, tied with Steve Garvey and Davey
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
the NLCS. He's logged 45 career playoff games, tied with Steve Garvey and Davey Lopes for second-most in Dodgers history. Bill Russell holds the team record with 49 postseason games. But behind that longevity is a still-smoldering desire to win... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Norwich mayoral candidates find agreement on Chelsea Gardensat Norwich Free Academy for the high school's students. Democrat Derell Wilson,
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
at Norwich Free Academy for the high school's students. Democrat Derell Wilson, Republican Peter Nystrom, Libertarian Bill Russell and petitioning candidates Joseph Radecki Jr. and Jon Oldfield took part in both. Nystrom said he stands by a... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Why you shouldn't expect NBA players to kneel for national anthemon a knee,” he was speaking for the NBA masses. In a league nearly three-fourt
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
on a knee,” he was speaking for the NBA masses. In a league nearly three-fourths African American, where even NBA legend Bill Russell posted a picture recently of himself kneeling in support of the NFL players, this has been a popular stance. And... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Nystrom files complaint about opponent Oldfield's campaigndetailed expenditure reports. The campaign filed a similar report for April 16
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
detailed expenditure reports. The campaign filed a similar report for April 16 through June 30. Also running for mayor besides Nystrom and Oldfield are Democrat Derell Wilson, Libertarian Bill Russell and petitioning candidate Joseph Rad... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Mayoral candidates talk city issues for students at NFAgroup of students read the questions to the candidates. Democrat Derell Wilson
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
group of students read the questions to the candidates. Democrat Derell Wilson, Republican Peter Nystrom, Libertarian Bill Russell and petitioning candidates Joseph Radecki, Jr. and Jon Oldfield took part. Oldfield arrived about 40 minutes... Read more
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Al.com
Whether NBA, NFL players kneel or not, sports protests are accomplishing Colin Kaepernick's goalthere was this from James: "The people run this country. Not one individual. An
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
there was this from James: "The people run this country. Not one individual. And damn sure not him." Even the esteemed Bill Russell, one of the game's iconic figures, tweeted a photo of himself wearing his medal of freedom, and kneeling. None... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tyrell Hatton: The kid with a sawn-off club to making 1.4m in a weeksay Tiger is greater than Jack, or the other way around. They never played agai
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
say Tiger is greater than Jack, or the other way around. They never played against each other. I won six championships and Bill Russell won 11, so does that make him better than me, or me better than him? That whole debate is just for selling... Read more
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New York Post
Jets upset would put big dent in Patriots’ inevitability machineYankees turned old, and following nine World Series appearances in 10 years, di
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
Yankees turned old, and following nine World Series appearances in 10 years, didn’t return to the Fall Classic until 1976. Bill Russell retired at 35 after a dynasty that saw the Celtics win 11 NBA championships. For the Jets, however, Tom Brady... Read more
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Times Leader
Sports and politics don’t mixI was drawn to the autobiographies of my NBA heroes. The writings of African Am
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
I was drawn to the autobiographies of my NBA heroes. The writings of African American stars such as Robertson and Bill Russell on the racism they endured have greatly influenced my opinions on race, which tend to be more liberal than those... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce comes out against CMS' $922 Million Bond Packagehas decided to vote against Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) District's $922
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
has decided to vote against Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) District's $922 million bond referendum. Chamber President Bill Russell says this is the first time in recent memory when the Chamber has publicly said "no" to a CMS bond... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Jordan: NBA super squads will create 28 garbage oneswin argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won b
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won by former Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell. “Yeah, Jack has got 18 majors and Tiger has got 14. And that’s how people are judging certain things,” Jordan... Read more
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Perth Now
Jordan’s warning over NBA ‘garbage’win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won b
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won by former Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell. “Yeah, Jack has got 18 majors and Tiger has got 14. And that’s how people are judging certain things,” Jordan... Read more
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The News & Observer
Michael Jordan scorns NBA superteams, leaving ‘28 teams that are going to be garbage’against Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a lit
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
against Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a little bit unfair. I won six championships. Bill Russell won 11. Does that make Russell better than me or make me better than him? “No, because we played in different... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Jordan says NBA superteams will create 28 ‘garbage’ teams—reportwin argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won b
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won by former Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell. “Yeah, Jack has got 18 majors and Tiger has got 14. And that’s how people are judging certain things,” Jordan... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Jordan’s warning over NBA ‘garbage’win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won b
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won by former Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell. “Yeah, Jack has got 18 majors and Tiger has got 14. And that’s how people are judging certain things,” Jordan... Read more
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News.com.au
Jordan’s warning over NBA ‘garbage’win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won b
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
win argument to the NBA level, comparing his title total to the record 11 won by former Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell. “Yeah, Jack has got 18 majors and Tiger has got 14. And that’s how people are judging certain things,” Jordan... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
In rare interview, Michael Jordan addresses today's NBAagainst Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a lit
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
against Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a little bit unfair. I won six championships. Bill Russell won 11. Does that make Russell better than me or make me better than him? No, because we played in different... Read more
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Philly.com
A look back at Wilt Chamberlain on the anniversary of his deathmountains he climbed, Mr. Chamberlain’s critics liked to note that he won just
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
mountains he climbed, Mr. Chamberlain’s critics liked to note that he won just two NBA titles while his greatest rival, Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics, became the centerpiece of a dynasty. “People say I dominated Wilt,” Russell said in... Read more
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The Morning Call
In rare interview, Michael Jordan addresses today's NBAagainst Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a lit
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
against Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a little bit unfair. I won six championships. Bill Russell won 11. Does that make Russell better than me or make me better than him? No, because we played in different... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In rare interview, Michael Jordan addresses today's NBAagainst Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a lit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
against Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a little bit unfair. I won six championships. Bill Russell won 11. Does that make Russell better than me or make me better than him? No, because we played in different... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Michael Jordan on NBA Superteams: '28 Teams That Are Going to Be Garbage'against Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a lit
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
against Jerry West. To now say that one's greater than the other is being a little bit unfair...I won six championships. Bill Russell won 11. Does that make Bill Russell better than me or make me better than him? No, because we played in... Read more
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Philboxing
WILT CHAMBERLAIN: "HE BOOKS DON'T LIE"in the 1960 NBA Playoffs. The series saw the first postseason confrontation bet
Philboxing / Posted 11 days ago
in the 1960 NBA Playoffs. The series saw the first postseason confrontation between Chamberlain and defensive standout Bill Russell, a matchup that would grow into the greatest individual rivalry in the NBA and possibly any sport. During the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Candidates for Norwich mayor outline positions at debateSlater Auditorium stage with the five candidates. They are Democrat Derell Wil
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Slater Auditorium stage with the five candidates. They are Democrat Derell Wilson, Republican Peter Nystrom, Libertarian Bill Russell and petitioning candidates Joseph Radecki and Jon Oldfield. Residents who posted to Facebook and said high... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: October fishing: snook, redfish, grouper will be on the moveWeb at www.fishpineisland.com or email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 12 days ago
Web at www.fishpineisland.com or email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Bulletin to host Norwich mayoral debate 7 p.m. tonight at Slater Museum(get directions.) Doors open at 6 p.m. Norwich mayoral candidates Derell Wilso
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
(get directions.) Doors open at 6 p.m. Norwich mayoral candidates Derell Wilson, Democrat; Peter Nystrom, Republican; Bill Russell, Libertarian; Joe Radecki, petitioning; and Jon Oldfield, petitioning, will participate in the debate. Bulletin... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
What do you think is the greatest issue facing Norwich?Doors open at 6 p.m. Norwich mayoral candidates Derell Wilson, Democrat; Peter
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Doors open at 6 p.m. Norwich mayoral candidates Derell Wilson, Democrat; Peter Nystrom, Republican; Bill Russell, Libertarian; Joe Radecki, petitioning; and Jon Oldfield, petitioning, will participate in the debate. Bulletin... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Candidates for Norwich mayor will square off at debate Wednesdaypage editor Anna Maria Della Costa. All five candidates — Democrat Derell Wils
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
page editor Anna Maria Della Costa. All five candidates — Democrat Derell Wilson, Republican Peter Nystrom, Libertarian Bill Russell and petitioning candidates Joseph Radecki and Jon Oldfield, will be on stage. Hazel Brown also plans to attend,... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Bulletin to host Norwich mayoral debate 7 p.m., Wednesday at Slater Museum(get directions.) Doors open at 6 p.m. Norwich mayoral candidates Derell Wilso
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
(get directions.) Doors open at 6 p.m. Norwich mayoral candidates Derell Wilson, Democrat; Peter Nystrom, Republican; Bill Russell, Libertarian; Joe Radecki, petitioning; and Jon Oldfield, petitioning, will participate in the debate. Bulletin... Read more
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give me sport
Kobe Bryant reveals his all-time starting five in the NBAof the greatest basketball team ever?” he said. “Well, I gotta go with my guys.
give me sport / Posted 16 days ago
of the greatest basketball team ever?” he said. “Well, I gotta go with my guys. Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Bill Russell, and Hakeem Olajuwon. Those are my guys.” It's interesting that Kobe didn't mention any current players such as... Read more
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New York Post
Knicks superfan Michael Rapaport has epic evisceration of James Dolanfun of his singing the blues. Rapaport takes aim at multiple sports figures, ev
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
fun of his singing the blues. Rapaport takes aim at multiple sports figures, even dedicating a chapter on why NBA legend Bill Russell is overrated, but he saved his biggest punches for Dolan. Of all the mistakes that have led to the Knicks... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
A look at baseball�s greatest teams � one for each franchiseNew York managed only four runs. In 1974, Los Angeles won 102 games behind the
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
New York managed only four runs. In 1974, Los Angeles won 102 games behind the steady infield of Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Bill Russell and Ron Cey, but the Dodgers lost in the World Series to last of Oakland�s three straight title teams. 1957... Read more
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The Oakland Press
A look at baseball’s greatest teams — one for each franchiseNew York managed only four runs. In 1974, Los Angeles won 102 games behind the
The Oakland Press / Posted 18 days ago
New York managed only four runs. In 1974, Los Angeles won 102 games behind the steady infield of Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Bill Russell and Ron Cey, but the Dodgers lost in the World Series to last of Oakland’s three straight title teams. 1957... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: Anglers starting to get back into actionwww.fishpineisland.com or please email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 19 days ago
www.fishpineisland.com or please email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
October fishing: snook, redfish, grouper will be on the moveWeb at www.fishpineisland.com or email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
Web at www.fishpineisland.com or email gcl2fish@live.com Have a safe week and good fishin'. As a native of Pine Island, Bill Russell has spent his entire life fishing and learning the waters surrounding Pine Island and as a professional fishing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A look at baseball's greatest teams — one for each franchiseNew York managed only four runs. In 1974, Los Angeles won 102 games behind the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
New York managed only four runs. In 1974, Los Angeles won 102 games behind the steady infield of Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Bill Russell and Ron Cey, but the Dodgers lost in the World Series to last of Oakland's three straight title teams. 1957... Read more
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TribLIVE
Q&A: Murrysville native prepares for role as ‘The Bearded Lady’ in Split Stage musical at Apple HillMurrysville native prepares for role as 'The Bearded Lady' in Split Stage music
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Murrysville native prepares for role as 'The Bearded Lady' in Split Stage musical at Apple Hill What: “Side Show,” by Bill Russell and Henry Krieger, the story of a vaudeville “freak show” and the unique people who populate it. Where: Apple... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
ON THE LANES: AREA BOWLING LEAGUE SCORESRob Jenkins 223-630. St. Elizabeth Hospital Bowling League — Phil Bellotta 279
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 22 days ago
Rob Jenkins 223-630. St. Elizabeth Hospital Bowling League — Phil Bellotta 279-235-215-729, Dan Clipse 233-247-224-704, Bill Russell 231-226-214-671, Matt Clipse 248-232-173-653 Kyle Condrick 250-215-176-641, Amy Bellotta 189-202-152-543, Sarah... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Millions disagree with protesting NFL players, including some businessesby religious, social and even sports leaders in the Civil Rights Movement — suc
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
by religious, social and even sports leaders in the Civil Rights Movement — such as Martin Luther King Jr. and NBA player Bill Russell — Sherman suggested if the protests make some people feel a little, or a lot, uncomfortable, then good. “We’re... Read more
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Variety
Johnny Mathis Gets Clive Davis Treatment on ‘Great New American Songbook’ Collectionan invitation to try out for the 1956 Olympics team as a high jumper alongside
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
an invitation to try out for the 1956 Olympics team as a high jumper alongside his University of San Francisco classmate Bill Russell, Mathis instead signed a recording deal with Columbia Records in 1956, and except for a three-year stint at... Read more
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DW
How Donald Trump turned a simmering NFL controversy into a movement that splits the country |knee” during the anthem and many team owners joining them. It also triggered a
DW / Posted 23 days ago
knee” during the anthem and many team owners joining them. It also triggered a wave of solidarity that included NBA legend Bill Russell or civil rights icon John Lewis posting pictures of themselves "taking a knee” on Twitter. On Tuesday, Trump... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Operations, maintenance of I-77 to transition to I-77 Mobility Partnerssome concern that the contractor will not perform the duties up to standard. “
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
some concern that the contractor will not perform the duties up to standard. “We find no comfort in that whatsoever,” said Bill Russell, president of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. “At least with NCDOT, you have an organization that is... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Quick Shifts: The first rule of Matt Martin's Fight Cluband who’s in it will tell 1,000 words. Georges Laraque’s candid take on the to
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 24 days ago
and who’s in it will tell 1,000 words. Georges Laraque’s candid take on the topic may be my favourite. Listen: P.S. Bill Russell opened a Twitter account at age 83 so he could post this photograph. Powerful. 12. Hockey journalists assigned... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool owner John Henry launches anti-racism campaign with powerful messageignored. "We do not have the option of sitting out that conversation and, in f
Liverpool Echo / Posted 24 days ago
ignored. "We do not have the option of sitting out that conversation and, in fact, we never have. From Jackie Robinson to Bill Russell, Muhammad Ali to Tommie Smith, John Carlos, the Miami Heat in memory of Trayvon Martin, Colin Kaepernick and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston’s five sports teams launch public service campaign opposing racismdo not have the option of sitting out that conversation and, in fact, we never
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
do not have the option of sitting out that conversation and, in fact, we never have,’’ he said. “From Jackie Robinson to Bill Russell, Muhammad Ali to Tommie Smith, John Carlos, the Miami Heat in memory of Trayvon Martin, Colin Kaepernick, and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Hugh Hefner's 'Playboy After Dark' was in tune with pop music's eccentricitiesat 91, in conversation with actors, celebrities and comedians including comedia
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
at 91, in conversation with actors, celebrities and comedians including comedian Moms Mabley, Patti Duke, NBA star Bill Russell and filmmaker Otto Preminger. At that moment Playboy was a high-flying enterprise with a magazine, nightclubs... Read more
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