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Longshoremen Union Appealing Seattle Area Decision

SEATTLE (AP) — Longshoremen are still standing in the path of investor Chris Hansen and supporters who want to build an arena for NBA basketball near the Seattle waterfront. Officials with International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 19 held a news conference Tuesday to announce an appeal of a Feb

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Union Lawsuit Puts a Full Court Press on Seattle Basketball Arena

SEATTLE (AP) — Efforts to build a new professional basketball arena in Seattle face a hurdle Friday as a judge hears arguments in a lawsuit to slow or stop the deal. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union is concerned that adding a third stadium to the area south of downtown would choke freight traffic

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YVCC to Honor Former Basketball Coach

YVCC to dedicate the  Sherar Gym floor as Ellwood Crosier Court 

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Singing the “Blues”. Blue Devils #1.

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski won his Division 1 Men’s Basketball record 903rd game on Tuesday. According to a Harris Interactive poll, it seems like most people are sharing in the Blue Devils’ success as the highest percentage of Americans pull for this college team.

The survey asked 2,379 adults to name their favorite men’

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President Obama to Attend North Carolina-Michigan State Basketball Game on the USS Carl Vinson

The White House has announced that President Obama, a well-known basketball afficionado, will attend a Veteran’s Day college game onboard the USS Carl Vinson — the aircraft carrier that buried Osama bin Laden at sea.

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Will Phil Jackson Coach the Knicks in 2012?

On Sunday, coach Phil Jackson made it clear he had every intention of retiring following the Lakers' devastating playoff defeat to the Dallas Mavericks.

"In all my hopes and aspirations," he said, "this is the final game that I'll coach."

Of course, Jackson has cried wolf before, so it should come as no surprise that he's considering taking over the New York Knicks in 2012.

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Derrick Rose Thanks Mother in Emotional MVP Acceptance Speech

On Tuesday, 22-year-old Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose became the youngest MVP in NBA history.

He celebrated the award with an unusually gracious acceptance speech, in which he showered praise upon the fans, his teammates and the players who had come before him.

He saved his most emotional words for his mother, attributing all of his success to her, explaining that her tireless work ethic inspired him to always give it his all.

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Jeff Green’s Dunk Blocked by His Own Head [VIDEO]

The Boston Celtic faithful were none too pleased when the team traded for forward Jeff Green earlier this season.

This wasn't so much of a reflection on Green; he's a perfectly adequate NBA role player. Instead, Celtic nation was bummed that the price for acquiring Green included popular center Kendrick Perkins.

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Kobe Bryant Directs Anti-Gay Slur at Referee [VIDEO]

Kobe Bryant wasn't happy when referee Bennie Adams hit him with a technical in the third quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the San Antonio Tuesday night.

In fact, after Kobe had taken a seat on the bench, TNT's camera caught him directing a gay slur at Adams.

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Huskies Over Bulldogs for National Title

HOUSTON -- The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut's amazing run was the final buzzer.On a night when the massive arena felt like a dusty old gym, UConn made Butler look like the underdog it really was, winning the national championship Monday night with an old-fashioned, grinding 53-41 beatdown of the Bulldogs.

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