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Basketball fans react to alternative NBA entertainment

The NBA makes use of their own Xbox game by showing pro basketball players competing in NBA2k20. While they cannot play, sports leagues have looked to alternative forms of entertainment for their viewers.

Aidan Rogers '22

April 24, 2020

Due to the current state of the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has remained in suspension since an initial 30-day closure on March 11. While the teams are unable to compete, the NBA has resorted to broadcasting other forms of content to entertain viewers. Staples s...

Matt Lauer terminated from NBC

Matt Lauer terminated from NBC

November 29, 2017

By Elle Fair '19 Matt Lauer was fired from National Broadcasting Company (NBC) on the morning of Nov. 29 after a colleague accused him of, "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace," according to The New York Times. Lauer has been a NBC news anchor for nearly two decades and was the named c...

Stick to the original

Stick to the original

June 6, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 Hairspray was one of my favorite musicals growing up. I saw it when I was seven and for two hours I was entranced. So last year when NBC announced the premiere of “Hairspray Live,” I was intrigued. I waited anxiously for the air date in December, but when the day finally came,...

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