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Manifest Destiny
USA beats Serbia to repeat as basketball world champions

Kyrie Irving (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup. James Harden added 23 for the Americans, who made 11 of 16 3-pointers in a sensational-shooting first half, adding one final romp to a tournament full of them. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)

Steve Koonin (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Saying Sorry

The Atlanta Hawks have released an open letter of apology to the team, fans and city of Atlanta, saying the organization "did not do the right thing" to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos. The apology, signed by CEO Steve Koonin, was released on Saturday, one day after the team announced general manager Danny Ferry was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his racially charged comments about Luol Deng. Full Story.

Pau Gasol (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Cup Runneth Over

The FIBA World Cup gold and bronze medal matches are set. As expected, the USA plays in the championship game against unexpected upstarts Serbia. Will Strickland and Duane Watson of TSN 1050's "1 On 1 With Will & Duane" share the ball this week with Postmedia news editor/writer, Hasan Alanam, also a statistics consultant for the Women's program at Canada Basketball. Full Story.

 
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