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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.04)

[New York Times] South American Giants Revel in World Cup Success (Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:48:35 GMT) Brazil and Argentina kept alive their dreams of rekindling past glories after winning in contrasting fashion to reach the basketball World Cup last 16 with a match to spare on Wednesday. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: U.S. Remains Unbeaten at World Cup (Thu, 04 Sep 2014 05:23:06 GMT) Kenneth Faried stayed hot with 16 points, and the United States rolled to a 4-0 start in the Basketball World Cup with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday in Bilbao, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.02)

[New York Times] Tony Parker’s Respite Recasts the Basketball World Cup (Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:25:51 GMT) The decision by Tony Parker, France’s most famous basketball player, to skip the World Cup altered the country’s expectations but provided a reminder of an approaching eventuality.

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.01)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: U.S. Rallies Over Turkey in World Cup Rematch (Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:04:08 GMT) Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis added all of his 19 in the second half, and the United States rebounded from an uncharacteristic halftime deficit to beat Turkey, 98-77.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.31)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: U.S. Routs Finland (Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:26:46 GMT) The United States held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening its defense of its World Cup title with a 114-55 romp in Bilbao, Spain. [New York Times] Mo’Ne Davis Heads to WNBA Conference Finals (Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:34:05 GMT) Little League World Series sensation Mo’Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.30)

[New York Times] Jack Kraft, Villanova Basketball Coach, Dies at 93 (Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:17:03 GMT) Kraft, who spent 12 seasons as the Wildcats’ head coach, took them to the N.C.A.A. tournament six times.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.29)

[New York Times] Familiar Names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:55:03 GMT) Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro basketball: Ogwumike Is Rookie of Year (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:05:53 GMT) Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun won the W.N.B.A. rookie of the year award. [New York Times] On Basketball: Derrick Rose Plays for Team U.S.A. Despite His Injury History (Fri, 29 Aug …continue reading