Hall of Fame C Unseld dies at 74

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WASHINGTON (AP) Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced.

He thrived in his role as a workmanlike leader.

"I never played pretty," Unseld said when elected to the Hall of Fame in 1988. "I wasn't flashy. My contributions were in the things most people don't notice. They weren't in high scoring or dunking or behind-the-back passes."

Judge denies Zion's bid to nix inquiry

A Florida judge has denied NBA rookie Zion Williamson’s attempt to block his former marketing agent’s effort to have the ex-Duke star answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing for the Blue Devils.

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Irish-Navy opener in Ireland moved to US

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) The college football season opener between Notre Dame and Navy has been moved out of Ireland because of the cornavirus pandemic.

The Irish and Midshipmen were scheduled to meet in Dublin on Aug. 29, but instead will seek to play at the Naval Academy during the Labor Day weekend. The decision to move the venue came after discussions between the Irish government, medical authorities and the leadership teams at Navy and Notre Dame. (MORE)

EPL to allow Floyd justice messages

English Premier League players will be able to show solidarity with the George Floyd justice campaign during games without the prospect of facing sanctions.

The Football Association on Tuesday endorsed FIFA's new stance that "common sense" would be applied when assessing the context of on-field messages on players' equipment. The laws of the game prohibit "any political, religious or personal slogans, statements or images." (MORE)

South Carolina coach Martin had COVID-19

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