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Contracts: when NBA players play themselves
Former NBA star Latrell Sprewell two decades ago turned down a $21m contract extension, foolishly exclaiming that he “had a family to feed.” Unless he was preparing his offspring as future candidates for “My 600-Lb. Life,’’ his comment was highly misguided. Sprewell never got another offer, and despite making close to $100 million in career earnings, he allegedly fell on hard times, although it’s never quite clear if athletes in these situations go completely broke or just lose portions of their vast earnings.
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Black woman breaks barrier as first MLB coach
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Black woman breaks barrier as first MLB coach
The Red Sox have hired Bianca Smith as their new minor league coach, making her the first Black woman to coach in major league baseball. The Red Sox announced the decision Jan. 5, making baseball history.
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Business major has passion for climbing
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Business major has passion for climbing
Kai Lightner has won national and international titles in the sport, including placing first in the adult national championships twice and winning the Pan-American Games this past year, and even considered a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
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Time to end Roxbury’s curse on The Red Sox?
With spring training approaching, is it time for Roxbury to end its curse on the Boston Red Sox, forgiving but not forgetting the team’s racist history?
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