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2014-12-12 16:22:18

Miracle Pictures Studios Claims Story Was Basis For Spike Lee's 'He Got Game' DENVER, Dec.

2014-12-09 16:24:03

Rawlings Rewards(TM) aims to incentivize loyal consumers and attract first-time purchasers NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-03 08:28:26

Off-the-court award honors college basketball student-athletes for their dedication to community service INDIANAPOLIS, Dec.

2014-11-25 20:21:34

"Ambassadors of Goodwill" to tour U.S. military bases overseas for 13th time in last 11 years PHOENIX, Nov.

2014-11-20 20:22:22

Globetrotters icon spent six decades with the organization as a player and coach PHOENIX, Nov.

2014-11-20 12:26:50

Live Coverage of All Games on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-19 08:26:15

Eight Top Street Players Battle in Nightclub Setting For $10,000 Grand Prize at First Stop in International FIGHTBALL(TM) Tour NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-19 08:25:28

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Silver, NBA commissioner, recently said in a New York Times piece that sports betting should be legalized.


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2010-12-01 22:22:27

Basketball, a team sport, is a game where two teams of five try to score by shooting a ball through the top of a hoop. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. The hoop is 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard. Field goals score two points or three points if they score outside of the three-point line. The winner is the team with the most points at the end of the game; if there is a tie then the game goes into overtime. If any rules are broken they are...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.