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DeSean Jackson Apologizes After Posting…

DeSean Jackson Apologizes After Posting Anti-Semitic Message The Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver experienced overwhelming backlash after he posted a quote from Hilter to his Instagram story feed on Monday. He also shared two other now-deleted posts expressing admiration for Louis Farrakhan, a known anti-Semitic. Following his posts, the Eagles denounced his message, saying it was “offensive,” “absolutely appalling” and that “appropriate action” would be taken. Jackson took to social media to issue a public apology to the Jewish community. He said his posts were taken the “wrong way,” and he “didn’t realize what [the quote] was saying.” DeSean Jackson, via Fox News Jackson also clarified that he does “not have hatred towards anyone” and only intended to “uplift African Americans.” DeSean Jackson, via Fox News

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VanVleet scores career-best 36, Raptors top Heat…

Fred VanVleet scored a career-high 36 points and made seven 3-pointers, and the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors added to their strong restart with a 107-103 victory over the Miami Heat

Analysis: Early returns say so far, so good for…

So far, so good

Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal With Disney

Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal With Disney The former NFL player signed an overall first-look deal with the company to produce projects on “race, social injustice and the quest for equity.” Colin Kaepernick, via statement Kaepernick has already started working on his first project with the company, a docuseries with Jemele Hill. According to Disney, the docuseries will feature "a vast never-before-seen archive that documents his last five years." Disney added that Kaepernick’s projects will stream on Walt Disney Television, ESPN, Hulu, Pixar and The Undefeated.

Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get 120-116 win…

Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch for a 120-116 win over the Milwaukee Bucks

Tatum has 34 as Celtics beat Trail Blazers 128-124

Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Jaylen Brown added 30 as the Boston Celtics built a big lead early and held on for a 128-124 win over the Portland Trail Blazers

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'NBA 2K21' Honors Kobe Bryant With 'Mamba…

'NBA 2K21' Honors Kobe Bryant With 'Mamba Forever' Edition The late basketball superstar appears on two cover options of 'NBA 2K21,' which drops in September. This past January, Bryant lost his life in a helicopter crash in California. 'NBA 2K21' Officials, via statement The video game series revealed two art pieces of Bryant. The five-time NBA champion sports his #8 and #24 jerseys in the pictures. 'NBA 2K21' says #8 is for the current generation version of the game. #24 represents the next-generation cover art. 'Mamba Forever' will also have special features centering around Bryant. 'NBA 2K21' Officials, via statement

Caris LeVert's 34 lead Nets past Wizards, 118-110

Caris LeVert scored 25 of his 34 points in the second half to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Washington Wizards 118-110 and move closer to a playoff berth

All-America center Garza passes on NBA to return…

Big Ten player of the year Luka Garza says he's withdrawing from the NBA draft and will return to Iowa for his senior season

Butler misses Heat practice, teammate hints he's…

Jimmy Butler was not at the Miami Heat's practice Sunday, and one of his teammates suggested that he was quarantining away from the team

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Unlikely food source may be behind moose success…