NBA Commissioner silver favors regulated sports betting
19 September 2019 | 2:55 pm
National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver talks about the need for regulation when it comes to sports betting. He appears on the latest episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The show was recorded on May 9th at the Economic Club of Washington.
NBA's Curry releases film about growth of basketball in Japan; hopeful Warriors can return to greatness
24 Dec 2019
NBA great Stephen Curry, sidelined from his usual job this time of year due to injury, released a documentary called "The Rising" Wednesday (December 18) about the growth of basketball in Japan.
22 Jan 2020
NBA Paris Game 2020: US basketball comes to France
27 Jan 2020
NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday when a helicopter he was riding in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all nine people on board including his teenage daughter and plunging the sports world into mourning.
Nigeria’s second coronavirus case now negative, Premier League, La Liga, NBA, NFL and others suspend
13 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
28 Jul 2020
As the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, national election set to hold, there are fears and apprehension over the credibility of the exercise scheduled to take place on July 29, 2020.
NBA President clarifies withdrawal of El-Rufai as calls grow to withdraw Gov Wike from conference, Adekunle Gold, DJ Cuppy drop albums and more
21 Aug 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
27 Aug 2020
The Nigerian Bar Association recently withdraws its invitation to Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State to speak on a panel discussion during its conference. The lawyer's body said it applied the safety value of dis-inviting the governor because of the controversy that trailed the invitation of the governor.
5 Sep 2020
On Inside Stuff this week, Matin Oloja talks about the new Northern faction of the NBA and why this is not the time to divide the house.
18 Oct 2020
LeBron James overcame a sluggish start and Anthony Davis made a key three-pointer and block late on as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat 102-96 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.
12 Oct 2020
Los Angeles Lakers fans celebrate outside the Staples Center after their team dominated the Miami Heat 106-93 to win a record-equalling 17th NBA championship. Many hail LeBron James's performance and say the trophy is dedicated to the team's late star Kobe Bryant.
13 Oct 2020
Los Angeles Lakers' stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis reflected on their hard-earned NBA title win and the late Kobe Bryant as they attended a post-game press conference in Orlando on Sunday. James, obviously relieved, smoked a fat cigar as he started his post-game talk with the reporters while Davis said, "There was so much champagne I don't know what I said to my Dad." James’ side beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA final to secure the Lakers’ first championship in a decade.
21 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players of Nigerian descent were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft. The NBA draft is a process through which elite players in the American University system are selected by teams playing in the National Basketball Association for a chance to earn a living in the NBA League.
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The Ukrainian government has been unable to collect taxes since Russia's invasion, and now international support aims to prop up its budget.
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She is the first woman to hold the position in over 30 years. French President Emmanuel Macron and Borne were expected to appoint the full government within days.
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American military leaders said the soldiers would help counter the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa country.
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Elisabeth Borne has been appointed France's new prime minister. The former transport, ecology and labour minister faces numerous challenges, with the most pressing priority being helping French households with the soaring cost of living. She will also need to tackle the thorny issue of pension reform as well as steer the country through a major energy transition. Plus, Moscow residents display mixed feelings after US fast food giant McDonald's announces it's pulling out of Russia for good.
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Researchers from the US and France say that having more than 2 kids could have a negative effect on late-life cognition. The researchers analyzed data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).
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In the French region of Burgundy, home to the city of Dijon, it's not just the grapes that are famous. The region's other star fruit is the blackcurrant. A whole market has emerged based on the cultivation of this small berry. Today, the precious black fruit is transformed in many ways. Its best-known use in France is in the production of the famous liqueur known as crème de cassis, but blackcurrant is also used in cooking and even in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. We take a closer look.