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On the Mark: Nike Pact with Kyrie Irving ‘Likely Over’ Due to Anti-Semitic Post

By MARK LORENZANA The relationship between NBA superstar guard Kyrie Irving and sports-equipment giant Nike “is likely over,” according to Nike co-founder Phil Knight in an interview with U.S. cable news channel CNBC on Thursday, Nov. 10. Irving has been under fire recently for tweeting, on Oct. 29, a link to an anti-Semitic film, and refusing to apologize immediately after.

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On the Mark: Mexico Beats Panama, Upsets US in FIBA AmeriCup

By MARK LORENZANA Fans of Mexican basketball have a lot to celebrate lately. On the morning of Sunday, Sept. 4, the Mexican National Basketball Team defeated Panama, 65-60, in the group stages of the ongoing 2022 FIBA AmeriCup Tournament in Recife, Brazil. Previously known as the FIBA Americas Championship, the FIBA AmeriCup takes place every four years between national teams

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