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Powder League: Top Utah collegians, pros play in unique pro-am league

Rayjon Tucker of the Philadelphia 76ers, a former Utah Jazz reserve, gathers in a rebound, dribbles the length of the floor, tosses the ball off the glass to himself and slams it home.

The crowd of 1,000 or so goes wild, and some even run onto the court for an impromptu celebration at American Preparatory Academy in Draper.

Moments later, Tucker sticks a 35-footer in the eye of former University of Utah star Rylan Jones, who is transferring to Utah State. Jones immediately calls for the ball from one of his Team Egan teammates and returns the favor, swishing a

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Premier League to donate more than 2,000 defibrillators to grassroots football after Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest | Football News

The Premier League has announced it will donate automated external defibrillators to more than 2,000 grassroots football sites in the wake of Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest at Euro 2020.

Former Tottenham midfielder Eriksen collapsed during Denmark’s match with Finland at the European Championship earlier this month and the 29-year-old only survived after being resuscitated on the pitch.

It led to renewed calls for defibrillators to be made more accessible, which have resulted in the Premier League working in partnership with the Football Foundation and Football Association to make the life-saving devices available to sites across the UK over the next

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Pro basketball league in Canada will offer players Bitcoin salaries

The Canadian Elite Basketball League will be allowing players from its seven teams to accept a portion of their salaries in Bitcoin starting next week. 

According to a Thursday announcement, the Canadian Elite Basketball League, or CEBL, has partnered with Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitbuy to convert part of basketball players’ existing salaries from Canadian dollars to Bitcoin (BTC) on request. The league said it will arrange for the funds to be delivered to the players’ personal crypto wallets.

More than 70 players on the active roster from the Edmonton Stingers, Fraser Valley Bandits, Guelph Nighthawks, Hamilton Honey Badgers, Ottawa Blackjacks,

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Premier League clubs report first fall in revenue amid coronavirus impact | Football News

Coronavirus restrictions saw Premier League clubs report a fall in revenue for the first time, according to new figures from finance company Deloitte for the 2019-20 season.

The lack of matchday spectators coupled with a rebate and delay affecting some broadcast income saw revenue fall around 13 per cent, although the 20 top-flight clubs still brought in a combined £4.5billion.

A cumulative pre-tax loss of almost £1bn was also the largest in Premier League history and almost five times the previous season’s £200m figure as the true financial cost of the pandemic becomes clear.

Dan Jones of Deloitte’s sports business

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Unicaja reportedly considering Basketball Champions League

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Stefan Djordjevic

08/Jun/21 13:42

Eurohoops.net


Stefan Djordjevic





Unicaja might become the newest addition to the Basketball Champions League


By Eurohoops team/ [email protected]

The deadline for joining the 2021-22 7DAYS EuroCup season is getting closer and Unicaja Malaga has not yet gone through with its application.

The reason being, according to SUR, is that the club’s leadership has been weighing down which path to send the organization and has been considering participation in the Basketball Champions League.

The idea has been looming for weeks and it becomes more realistic with each day passing, as the deadline for

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‘Super League was not a coup’ – Juventus chief Agnelli insists football reform is still needed

The Turin club are one of just three sides from the original 12 that remain committed to the much-criticised breakaway plan

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has once more defended his side’s participation in the aborted Super League, arguing that football still needs a radical overhaul despite the project’s failure.

The Italian giants are one of just three clubs, along with Real Madrid and Barcelona, who are yet to withdraw from the Super League. 

The plan, which emerged in late April, caused huge uproar across the football world and may yet lead to sanctions from UEFA for the clubs involved.

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Egypt’s Zamalek wins inaugural Basketball Africa League

KIGALI, RWANDA – Zamalek (Egypt) today defeated US Monastir (Tunisia) 76-63 to win the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) Championship, which took place at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda and was broadcast to fans in 215 countries and territories in 15 languages. BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall presented Zamalek with the BAL Championship Trophy designed to represent the baobab tree, which is native to Africa and known as the “tree of life” for providing food, water, shelter and protection to people and animals alike.

Following the game, the BAL announced the first recipients of the league’s end-of-season awards, which honor

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Overtime selects Atlanta for teen basketball league that pays $100,000

Rendering of Overtime Elite’s new basketball campus in Atlanta.

Media company Overtime has selected Atlanta to host its basketball league that will pay teen players over $100,000 a season. The company is also constructing a new building for the games.

Overtime Elite, which will exclusively feature high-school-level players between the ages of 16 and 18, released the rendering of a 103,000-square-foot complex in Atlanta’s Atlantic Station section. It said players will be housed on the campus, which will include personal living space and room for education courses. The project is expected to be complete by OTE’s debut in September.

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J. Cole’s Patriots dominate GNBC to remain unbeaten in Basketball Africa League

Steve Hagumntwari stepped up when Patriots needed him most to secure a 78-72 victory over GNBC at Kigali Arena on Wednesday, while Jermaine Cole, the U.S. rapper known as J. Cole, pulled off a big block.

Hagumntwari’s tied the game at 64-all with a mid-range jumper four minutes from time before Brandon Costner followed up with a three-pointer and the Patriots embarked on a 11-0 run to close the game and improve their Basketball Africa League record to 2-0.

GNBC stepped on the floor looking to bounce back from a 113-66 loss to US Monastir

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Alvaro Masa leads Maputo to shock win over AS Douanes in Basketball Africa League

Spain’s Alvaro Masa powered Ferroviario de Maputo to an unexpected 88-74 win over Senegalese champions AS Douanes on Wednesday night in the Basketball Africa League.

Masa, who finished a rebound short of a double-double, was instrumental in the Mozambican side’s win over the stronger, younger Senegalese side, and afterwards called it one of the greatest moments of his career.

His game-high 26 points was his second straight with 20+ points in the BAL, after recording 24 points and 11 rebounds in a 71-55 loss to Zamalek on Monday. Masa later insisted the victory “was a team effort.”

“This is one

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