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NBA, David Stern Got Heads Up Before Collins' Announcement05 / 02 / 13
NBA Commissioner David Stern said the league "knew something was up" regarding an active player announcing he is gay prior to Wizards' C Jason Collins' announcement, though he did not specifically know it was Collins. Appearing on PBS' "Charlie Rose" Tuesday night, Stern said, "There was a lot going...
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The Rockies and Nuggets both postponed their scheduled games last night after yesterday''s tragedy at suburban Denver''s Columbine High School. Earlier in the day, the Nuggets were planning to go ahea
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