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Magic Johnson Abruptly Resigns As Lakers’ President

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two years ago.

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Magic Johnson Hints Kobe Bryant Should Get Into Politics

The Los Angeles Lakers retired both of Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers Monday night at Staples Center. Team president Magic Johnson shared a speech about Bryant’s amazing NBA career and concluded that he thinks Bryant should get into politics and use his

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Magic Johnson Says He Will No Longer Stay at Trump Hotels

NBA legend Magic Johnson told TMZ Sports Monday that he will no longer be staying at Trump Hotels. “You’re at the Ritz-Carlton, do you still stay at Trump Hotels?” the TMZ reporter asked. Johnson replied with laughter, “Not anymore.” Two


Magic Johnson: Trump Needs to Learn He Can’t Be a ‘Dictator’

TMZ Sports spoke with NBA legend Magic Johnson about President Donald Trump’s 90-day immigration ban from several countries Sunday. According to the NBA Hall of Famer, Trump needs to learn that he cannot be a “dictator.” “He’s got to learn


Hillary Clinton Raised $270,000 Per Hour During Celebrity Fundraising Blitz

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Clinton mingled with Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson and Apple CEO Tim Cook, vamped in a photo booth with actor Justin Timberlake and dined with some of California’s richest families on what was likely the most lucrative fundraising swing of her presidential campaign.


Clinton Raises Cash at Justin Timberlake’s House

Hillary Clinton continued her West Coast fundraising trip Tuesday afternoon at the Los Angeles home of pop star Justin Timberlake and his wife, Jessica Biel, where the Democratic presidential candidate sat for lunch with A-list celebrities and Hollywood power players.


Fmr. Obama Official in Email Scandal Hosts Fundraiser for Hillary

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson will co-host a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Silicon Valley on Tuesday night. Like Clinton, Jackson is at the center of an email scandal.

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Pro Athletes Are Going Pro in Venture Capital

Once relegated to “dumb jock” roles on the gridiron or the field house, modern day sports figures are using their brand and money to be movers and shakers at Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention and as Silicon Valley venture capitalists.

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$300 Million Dodgers’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Weekend

Baseball’s first $300 million team batted .198, boasted three extra base hits (all doubles, see box score), and played on the wrong end of a no-hitter during their ill-fated series against the Houston Astros, a team with the second lowest payroll ($69 million) in baseball, this weekend.

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Magic Johnson: If Tom Brady’s Not Playing, I’m Not Watching

Magic Johnson, roughly 45 miles from where his classic battles with Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics took place in the halcyon days of the NBA, said another New England sports icon should not be excluded from playing in the NFL: Tom Brady.

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