Month: June 2022

Like Warriors, Nets learn about KD’s restless soul

Like Warriors, Nets learn about KD’s restless soul originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area When Kevin Durant left the Warriors in July 2019, the team’s CEO was stunned. Joe Lacob couldn’t understand why Durant would leave the team he played a huge part in reaching three consecutive NBA finals. Deeply disappointed, Lacob released a …

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Juan Toscano-Anderson ‘forever grateful’ for Warriors, ready for what’s to come

Oakland ‘legend’ JTA explains emotions leaving Dubs originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The heartwarming story of Juan Toscano-Anderson with the warriors probably coming to an end, but his legacy in the bay will stay forever. After The Athletic’s Anthony Slater reportedCiting sources that Golden State is not extending a qualifying offer to Toscano-Anderson, …

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Cosmological thinking meets neuroscience in new brain connection theory

Overview: A new mathematical model identifying essential connections between neurons reveals that some neural networks in the brain are more essential than others. Source: HHMIE After a career exploring the mysteries of the universe, a senior scientist from Janelia Research Campus is now exploring the mysteries of the human brain and developing new insights into …

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What other schools could be moving after the Big Ten raid on USC and UCLA?

Welcome to another round of reshuffling. The world of college athletics was shaken for the second consecutive summer when news broke on Thursday that UCLA and USC plan to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten† The news has not yet been officially confirmed by any of the involved parties. But the Texas and Oklahoma …

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‘That will mean that our politics have set themselves straight’

Rep. Liz Cheney gives a “Time for Choose” talk at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California.Mark J. Terrill/AP Photos Rep. Liz Cheney said the day she can disagree with the Democrats is the day American politics gets course corrected. Cheney delivered a speech on Wednesday warning Republicans of the threat Donald Trump poses to …

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Truck driver’s widow killed in Amtrak wrongful-death case collision

The widow of a man who died when the truck he was driving… hit by an Amtrak train this week has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. In the lawsuit, Erin Barton alleges that the Missouri railroad crossing where Billy Dean Barton II died was “ultra-dangerous,” due in part to the defendants’ failure to maintain the …

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Miami Heat Holds Victor Oladipo To One-Year Contract, Dedmon Signs For Two Years

The Heat retained a significant chunk of the free agency bench on Thursday and agreed to a one-year contract with the guard Victor Oladipo† According to The Athletic, Oladipo will earn $11 million next season, a big increase from his $2.7 million minimum wage last season. The Heat had his Bird Rights, giving Miami the …

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Mitch McConnell says he will quash the bipartisan China bill if Democrats revive their agenda with Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema

Senate Leader Mitch McConnell.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Mitch McConnell vowed to effectively destroy the big bipartisan legislation if Democrats pursue their own plan. McConnell’s statement is a major and arguably fatal setback to a protracted effort to approve a Chinese bill. Lawmakers on both sides have moved to boost the US semiconductor …

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Latest news, rumors and buzz at the opening of the free agency

With the depth in the rear view, the NBA season moves on quickly with the competition now gearing up for free agency† The free agency moratorium kicks off Thursday at 6 p.m. ET, the negotiation period during which free agents and teams can begin discussing and agreeing contracts. Players can’t officially sign new deals until …

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