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Bill Russell still has a University of San Francisco track record

Bill Russell still has a University of San Francisco track record

The modern NBA player is a far superior athlete to his predecessors, so the well-worn trope goes. Retired sharpshooter JJ Redick put a new veneer on the argument recently, when he said Celtics legend Bob Cousy “was being guarded by plumbers and firemen” in the 1950s and 1960s.  Watch a grainy highlight reel of Cousy …

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Russell Wilson’s Supersized Truck Might Have Finally Ended My Devotion to Football

Russell Wilson’s Supersized Truck Might Have Finally Ended My Devotion to Football

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> National Football League training camps are underway, so sportsball media can finally start reporting important news, like what kind of vehicle star quarterback Russell Wilson drove to the first practice with his new team, the Denver Broncos. Really: ESPN ran a Fashion Week–style story about the arrival of players at training camp, and one …

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Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell deserves our reverence, understanding and respect

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell deserves our reverence, understanding and respect

We live in a debate culture, inherently reductive to this or that, to who was best, most, least, greatest. Television, social media or online, ours is a culture of decibels, where people do not often learn as an element of their entertainment. Ears aren’t for listening. They are for glasses. Within this fighting culture, where …

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NBA champion, Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell dies at age 88

NBA champion, Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell dies at age 88

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell died Sunday at age 88, according to an announcement from his family.Russell, a 5-time NBA MVP and 12-time All-Star, was the first player to win an Olympic Gold Medal, an NBA Championship and a college title.His storied career has also included a Presidential Medal of Freedom, induction into the Naismith …

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Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion and Boston Celtics legend, dies at 88

Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion and Boston Celtics legend, dies at 88

Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA champion as a player and coach with the Boston Celtics and one of the most important figures in NBA history, has died at the age of 88, his family announced Sunday. Russell passed away peacefully with his wife Jeannine by his side. His family released the following statement. “It is …

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Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics’ dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, died Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88. Russell died “peacefully” with his wife, Jeannine, at his side, a statement posted on social media read. Arrangements for his memorial service will be announced soon, according …

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2022 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying report and highlights: Russell beats Sainz to take shock maiden pole at Hungaroring as Red Bulls hit trouble

George Russell took his maiden F1 pole position at the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix to keep the Ferraris of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc at bay, while Max Verstappen will start a provisional 10th having suffered a loss of power in Q3. After a wet final practice session that was led by Nicholas Latifi, qualifying …

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