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Volume 22 No. 31
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Sports and politics: World of uncertainty

The NBA’s China crisis is not a foreign situation for American sports — and it promises to come up again.
As the controversy unfolded, workers in Shanghai took down a sign promoting the Oct. 10 game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets. Photo: getty images Six years ago, Scott Blackmun, then-CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, said U.S. athletes should “comply” wi...

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