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China’s full court press

All 11 Chinese NBA brand partners ended their relationships with the league, even as the league backed off its criticism, leaving its US fans shaking their heads at the NBA’s sellout.

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Gronk is gone

He was a team’s worth of energy and enthusiasm rolled into one guy, and the reason a lot of fans fell back in love with the New England Patriots.

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NFL owner of Patriots charged with buying sex at a massage parlor

A health inspector discovered women living in the day spa, sleeping on massage tables and cooking meals on hot plates in the back. An eight month investigation was launched, uncovering a multimillion-dollar human-trafficking and prostitution operation.

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Philadelphia 76’ers are back

In order to improve, the 76ers intentionally became one of the worst teams in history. In three years, it paid off.

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#TakeTheKnee

Sponsors have been protesting the protests, but the NFL and players took a new approach: to talk. And then, to issue a joint statement of solidarity.