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NEX raises $25M, launches Active Arcade to get people moving

There is a physical activity deficit in our world. Three fourths of adults say staying in shape is very important for health benefits. Yet, one in four adults and 81% of adolescents are insufficiently physically active, according to the World Health Organization. Even before COVID-19, less than 24% of children 6 to 17 years of age did 60 minutes of physical activity daily, as per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Working from home and staying at home during the pandemic exacerbat...
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LeBron James, Cavaliers take 2-0 series lead over Hawks

NBA Basketball No Kevin Love, no Kyrie Irving, no problem for the Cavaliers. Despite missing their starting point guard, the Cavaliers trounced the Hawks 94-82 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Atlanta. The loss puts the Hawks in front of a large mountain to climb, as only four teams in NBA playoff history have ...
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NBA playoffs roundup: Bulls and Clippers take 2-1 series leads

NBA Basketball How happy is Chicago to have its star point guard back? Derrick Rose put the Bulls on his back in a gutty 99-96 win over LeBron James and the Cavaliers, capped by his dramatic buzzer-beating banked 3-pointer to win the game.  MORE: Noah, Barnes fined | LINEMAKERS: Saturday’s take | PHOTOS: Second-round ga...
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WeWork is set to go public via a SPAC deal in October - 2 years after its disastrous IPO attempt

Spencer Platt/Getty Images WeWork plans to go public in October, two years after its IPO attempt ended in disaster. WeWork intends to secure a stock-market listing by merging with a blank-check company. The coworking giant will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the "WE" symbol. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. WeWork is planning to join the stock market around October 21, more than two years after its IPO attempt ended in disaste...
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Over 500 female athletes, including Olympians Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird, urge the Supreme Court to uphold abortion rights

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Over 500 prominent female athletes, including Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird, urged the Supreme Court to protect abortion rights. Rapinoe called efforts to restrict abortion in the country "infuriating and un-American." The Supreme Court will consider a major abortion case in the upcoming term. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 500 prominent US female athletes called on the Supreme Court to protect abortion rights as the nine justices are...
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Melanie Newman, Jessica Mendoza to call ESPN's first all-female MLB broadcast on Sept. 29

ESPN revealed Tuesday Melanie Newman and Jessica Mendoza will become the first women to solely broadcast a MLB, NFL or NBA game for the network.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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How to carry your vaccine card on your phone so you can leave it at home

Thierry Monasse/Getty Images Restaurants, music venues, and other businesses are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination. But toting around an important health document in paper form can be worrisome and inconvenient. Here are a few ways you can carry that proof on your smartphone like you would a boarding pass. See more stories on Insider's business page. We're now at the proof-of-vaccination stage of this 18-month-long pandemic.Restaurants, concert venues, airlines, and other bu...
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JJ Redick calls it a career: 'Last 30 years of basketball have been beyond my wildest dreams'

JJ Redick began his NBA career as a seldom-used reserve, but as the 3-point shot took on more importance, his minutes increased.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Paul Pierce 'I Called Game' T-Shirts are already being sold

NBA It’s good to be Paul Pierce. After the Wizards forward knocked down a miraculous jump shot to beat the Hawks in Game 3, ESPN’s Chris Broussard asked him a simple question: “Did you call bank?” That’s when Pierce responded like a boss, confidently saying, “I called game!” MORE: Must-see NBA Playoffs photos | Hawks start petition to create NBA rule | Pierce saves the day In a matt...
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The best dunkers in NBA 2K22

Want to throw down monster dunks in NBA 2K22? Most NBA players can dunk, but these top players are the best of the best when it comes to slamming it through.
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We Love To See It! ESPN’s Malika Andrews To Take Over Rachel Nichols‘ ‘The Jump’ Time Slot With Her Own Show

Malika Andrews will be joined on 'NBA Today' by a panel of ESPN’s NBA analysts, including Kendrick Perkins, Chiney Ogwumike, Vince Carter and ESPN senior writer Zach Lowe.
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United States: Two ‘Greek Freak' Lawsuits Over The Same Trademark Lead To Different Outcomes - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

The owner of the trademark Greek Freak™, 2021 NBA Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, received different outcomes in two seemingly similar trademark infringement actions heard by the U.S. District...
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Bulls players reportedly ripped Tom Thibodeau in exit interview

NBA Basketball The Bulls fired coach Tom Thibodeau Thursday, and did so in a harsh manner. The statement released by the team was not your cookie-cutter explanation. Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said in the statement, “there must be free and open interdepartmental discussion and consideration of everyone’s ideas and ...
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Lakers enter deal with new jersey sponsor Bibigo

The Lakers announced a new jersey sponsor on Monday evening: Bibigo, a Korean food brand. The logo patch that will rest on the left shoulder of every Lakers jersey next season is one of the collaborations between the franchise and the company in a multi-year marketing deal that will also include community events. Bibigo replaces the team’s last jersey sponsor, Wish, and is the Lakers’ first major international marketing partner. NBA jersey patch deals have averaged $7 million to $10 million per ...
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The best 3-point shooters in NBA 2K22

In the NBA, you aren't going to be a winning team without a handful of sharpshooters on your team. Here are the best three-point shooters in NBA 2K22 right now.
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Stephen Curry's historic night highlights Warriors blowout win over Rockets

NBA Basketball Will Stephen Curry ever wake up from his dream season? Not only did the MVP set a new league record by sinking his 59th 3-pointer  in a single postseason, but his team dominated the Rockets 115-80  to take a commanding 3-0 series lead Saturday night in Houston.  MORE: LeBron addresses citizen unrest in Cl...
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Timberwolves win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery, Lakers second

NBA The Timberwolves won Tuesday’s NBA Draft lottery, but the biggest news may have the Lakers moving up from fourth to second in June’s draft. Although Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to be the No. 1 pick, Duke center Jahlil Okafor is a strong No. 2. The Timberwolves will now have to decide which 6-11 freshman they want. MORE: Wiggins declares T’wolves ‘uprising’ | What to do with Rubio? To...
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NBA conference finals predictions: Hawks vs. Cavaliers, Warriors vs. Rockets

NBA The chalk is in. The NBA’s final four teams also are the two No. 1 seeds and two No. 2 seeds. That might be a surprise in the Western Conference, where the Warriors are joined by the Rockets, who had to overcome a 3-1 deficit to the Clippers to stay alive. But in the Eastern Conference, Hawks vs. Cavaliers has seemed preordained for months. These are compelling series with story lines and great basketball ...
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ESPN Picks Malika Andrews for NBA Coverage, Replacing Rachel Nichols

Malika Andrews will replace Rachel Nichols as the face of ESPN’s regular NBA coverage. The Disney-backed sports-media giant said Andrews, who is extending her contract, will anchor “NBA Today,” a new weekday basketball program that will air starting October 18, just a day before the big basketball league starts its next season. The new program […]
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Warriors fans leave Pelicans coach special present to help with noise

NBA Ask and you shall receive. Pelicans coach Monty Williams complained about the noise level in Oracle Arena during Game 1 against the Warriors. Well, Golden State fans hear your gripe, Williams, and they have something that might help. MORE: Warriors turn up the volume | Jimmy Butler goes off | Must-see playoffs photos Before Game 2, a few packs of earplugs were left on the scorer’s table near the Pelica...
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Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach: CEO Jim Michaelian wants fans ‘re-excited’

A boxer taking a couple of years away from the sport is never good, in part because fans quickly forget and chatter about said boxer greatly diminishes. This year’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach is being run this September weekend instead of in April, its usual time of the year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the pandemic is why the 2020 race was canceled, that means it will have been nearly 2 1/2 years since the race was last run – in April 2019 – when the cars hit the grid Sunday on ...
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Carmelo Anthony Reveals How LeBron James Recruited Him To The Lakers [Video]

Carmelo Anthony reveals how LeBron James approached him about joining the Los Angeles Lakers roster for this upcoming season.
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Charles Barkley offers to pay for funeral of kids killed by carjackers in Philadelphia

NBA Basketball Charles Barkley hasn’t worn a 76ers uniform in more than 20 years, but he still can endear himself to Philadelphians. The Basketball Hall of Famer and TNT analyst has offered to pay for the funerals of three children killed by car-jackers last week.  MORE: Barkley explains friendship with MJ during 1993 F...
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Steph Curry once got so hot in middle school his dad felt sorry for the other kids

NBA We see it just about every other night in the playoffs.  NBA MVP Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry gets into the zone. He can’t miss, regardless of how far he’s away from the basket and there’s absolutely nothing the opposing team can do to stop the 6-3 basketball-shooting savant. At the professional level, watching Curry, when he’s hot, is one of the most entertaining spectacles in all of sports. ...
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Stephen Curry shows MVP class in speech, with thanks from wife to equipment manager

NBA Stephen Curry pointed to the back. He caught Eric Housen off guard. Apparently the Warriors’ equipment and travel manager didn’t expect to be called out by name in an MVP acceptance speech. “Eric Housen, who’s in the back, we’ve got the best equipment manager in the league,” Curry said Monday at Oracle Arena in Oakland. “I think these guys would agree. You probably have a more official title than that, but...
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Hawks' 'Kiss Cam' features staged, yet hilarious, beer spill

NBA The “Kiss Cam” has become a staple of professional sporting events. Oftentimes, it features someone getting hit in the face with cake or dumping beer on someone else in a staged manner.  That seems to be the case with the “Kiss Cam” at Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Hawks and Wizards. MORE: John Wall’s crazy pass Just look at how the woman crane...
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Dave's Hot Chicken adds rapper Drake as latest celebrity investor

Drake, the Canadian hip-hop star, taking a minority stake in Dave’s Hot Chicken, the fried-chicken chain that’s backed by investors such as Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner and actor Samuel L. Jackson. Dave’s Hot Chicken is following a celebrity-driven playbook that’s similar to that of Blaze Pizza, which shares a leadership team with Dave’s and counts NBA superstar LeBron James as an investor. Subscribe to Ad Age now for award-winning news and insight. Launched in 2017, Dave’s Hot Chi...
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Luring Defenders Into Fouls Won't Be Easy in NBA This Year

Following suggestions from the league’s competition committee, the NBA has spent time this offseason teaching its referees how to handle it when offensive players are making non-basketball moves with hopes of drawing contact from defenders.
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Sorare raises $680 million for its fantasy sports NFT game

French startup Sorare has announced that it has raised a significant funding round. SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 has led a $680 million Series B round, which values the company at $4.3 billion. Sorare has built a fantasty football (soccer) platform based on NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. Each digital card is registered as a unique token on the Ethereum blockchain. Players can buy and sell cards from other players. Transactions are all recorded on the Ethereum blockchain. What makes Sorare unique ...
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LeBron's spill sends Twitter into frenzy over NBA camera policy

NBA Opinions gushed forth Thursday night on the NBA’s policy for cameras under the basket after LeBron James suffered a nasty gash on his head when he crashed into a videographer early in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. As you might expect, many of the takes were, if not hot, then warm. #LeBronJames get hurt from a camera I can put my life on it that the #NBA will change how close the cameras can bee — XChris...
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