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On this day 130 years ago, James Naismith created basketball out of two peach baskets and a soccer ball. Now, the NBA’s teams are worth a combined $74.5 billion.

Making Headlines

NHL: The league announced that it will pause the season Wednesday, two days earlier than the planned Christmas break, due to COVID outbreaks. Also: NHL players will not participate in the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, according to Daily Faceoff

MLB: The Oakland Athletics officially named Mark Kotsay manager.

NFL: The Rams activated LB Von Miller ahead of tonight’s rescheduled game against the Seahawks. L.A. still has 16 players on the reserve/COVID list.

NBA: Due to a spike in COVID cases, the NBA is preparing for replacement games on Christmas Day if any of the five are postponed.

Today's Action

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