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5-star PG Caleb Foster Commits to Duke over Illinois, Louisville, More | Bleacher Report

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The Duke Blue Devils landed a major victory on the recruiting trail Thursday when point guard Caleb Foster joined their 2023 class.

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Breaking: Caleb Foster, the No. 13 overall prospect in the ESPN 60 Class of 2023, has committed to <a href=”https://twitter.com/DukeMBB?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@DukeMBB</a>, per <a href=”https://twitter.com/PaulBiancardi?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@PaulBiancardi</a> 🏀<a href=”https://twitter.com/iamcalebfoster?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@iamcalebfoster</a> | <a href=”https://twitter.com/HoopStateMax?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@HoopStateMax</a> <a href=”https://t.co/sCz86vV78h”>pic.twitter.com/sCz86vV78h</a>

Foster, who checks in at 6’5″ and 190 pounds, attends Oak Hill Academy and is a 5-star prospect, per 247Sports’ composite rankings. He is the No. 12 overall player, No. 3 point guard and No. 1 player from Virginia in his class.

Travis Branham of 247Sports noted Foster committed to Duke over Louisville, Illinois, Stanford, Tennessee, Virginia and others.

Head-coach-in-waiting Jon Scheyer is continuing to lay the foundation for sustained success even after the legendary Mike Krzyzewski retires following the 2021-22 campaign. He has the No. 3 overall class in

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NBA Legend Allen Iverson Says He Would’ve Been Better at Football Than Basketball | Bleacher Report

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Allen Iverson is in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, but he doesn’t even think it was his best sport.

The 11-time NBA All-Star told Shannon Sharpe on Club Shay Shay that he would have been a legend if he stayed with football.

“Not being cocky, not being arrogant, I think—no I know—that I would have been a better player in football than I was in basketball,” Iverson said.

Iverson said that football was his “first love,” joking that he probably would have actually lifted weights if he stuck with the sport.

The Virginia native was a two-sport star growing up, leading Bethel High School to a state football championship while being named the Associated Press Player of the Year in both football and basketball.

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Allen Iverson was also The Answer on the football field 🔥<br><br>(via <a href=”https://twitter.com/timelesssports_?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@timelesssports_</a>) <a href=”https://t.co/N5OkEAmo89″>pic.twitter.com/N5OkEAmo89</a>

Iverson previously told 

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Jalen Suggs Suffers Hand Injury in Las Vegas Summer League Play vs. Celtics | Bleacher Report

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Orlando Magic rookie guard Jalen Suggs exited Thursday’s Las Vegas Summer League contest against the Boston Celtics with a sore hand, according to The Athletic’s Josh Robbins. 

Suggs played 11 minutes in the first half and did not return for the third quarter, finishing with six points, two rebounds, two steals and one assist.

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Jalen Suggs has a sore left hand and will not return to this summer league game, a Magic official said.

Suggs went 2-of-6 from the floor, sank both free-throw opportunities and missed the only two three-pointers he attempted on the night. 

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The cross ➡️ the finish<a href=”https://twitter.com/jalensuggs?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@jalensuggs</a> cooking early for the Magic in Vegas. <a href=”https://t.co/bIGSV6WKIh”>pic.twitter.com/bIGSV6WKIh</a>

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Coast-to-Coast 🌎<a href=”https://twitter.com/jalensuggs?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@jalensuggs</a> | <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/MagicSummer?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#MagicSummer</a> | <a href=”https://twitter.com/AdventHealth?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@AdventHealth</a> <a href=”https://t.co/1fr3GDLjyc”>pic.twitter.com/1fr3GDLjyc</a>

The Magic are playing their second game in as many days.

The 20-year-old

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2021 Olympics Medal Count: Updated Standings, Highlights After Day 15 | Bleacher Report

Bronze medalist Allyson Felix, of the United States, poses during the medal ceremony for the women's 400-meter run at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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The gold medal in men’s basketball once again resides with Team USA after the 87-82 victory over France Saturday.

The Kevin Durant-led squad had a tougher road to gold than in years past but shook off early inconsistencies to prove themselves the very best in international competition once again.

Their was just one highlight in a day that saw Allyson Felix become the most decorated American track and field athlete in Olympic history. Host country Japan also won gold in baseball, its most beloved sport.

    

Medal Count

  1. China: 38 gold, 87 overall
  2. United States: 36 gold, 108 overall
  3. Japan: 27 gold, 56 overall
  4. ROC: 20 gold, 69 overall
  5. Great Britain: 20 gold, 63 overall
  6. Australia: 17 gold, 46 overall
  7. Germany: 10 gold, 37 overall
  8. Netherlands: 10 gold, 33 overall
  9. Italy: 10 gold, 39 overall
  10. France: 9 gold, 32 overall

Full list at Olympics.com.

     

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