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Memphis Grizzlies Trade Mike Conley To Utah Jazz

The Memphis Grizzlies have traded veteran point guard Mike Conley, who has played the most games in franchise history, to the Utah Jazz. The Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen, and also includes Utah’s No. 23 pick overall in Thursday night’s draft. . Memphis will also be receiving a 2020 protected first-round pick, which will either convey as a late-lottery pick in 2020 and 2021 or become a lightly-protected pick from 2022-2024.  ...Read more

Olympic Marathon Silver Medalist Eunice Kirwa Banned 4 Years For Doping

Eunice Kirwa, the Olympic marathon silver medalist, has been banned four years for using EPO. Kirwa, a 35-year-old from Bahrain (born in Kenya), finished second at the Rio Games behind Kenyan Jemima Sumgong, who is banned until 2027 for using EPO and then lying about it. Sumgong and Kirwa keep their Olympic medals because their doping violations came after the Games. Kirwa was also the 2015 World Championships bronze medalist, and last competed at the 2017 Worlds, where she placed sixth in the marathon.  ...Read more