76ers fan says he was kicked out of preseason game for supporting Hong Kong

8 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The NBA has found itself scrambling to somehow repair its relationship with China in the way of Daryl Morey publicly showing support for the protests in Hong Kong, and the league may be taking measures to avoid the controversy at home as well. A Philadelphia 76ers fan named Sam Wachs says he and his wife were kicked out of the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night for showing support for Hong Kong during the Sixers' preseason game against the Guangzhou Loong-Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association. Wachs, who lived in Hong Kong for two years, says he and his wife were holding up signs...
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Two Sixers fans booted from game over ‘Free Hong Kong' signs

Two Sixers fans booted from game over ‘Free Hong Kong' signs

8 days ago   |   By New York Post

A pair of fans holding “Free Hong Kong” signs were booted from a Philadelphia 76ers game against Chinese squad Guangzhou Loong Lions Tuesday night, according to new reports. Sam Wachs and his wife had attended the preseason game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia when their neon green signs were confiscated by security, NBC...
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Hong Kong Open to go ahead despite protests

8 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Former British Open champion Henrik Stenson will headline the Hong Kong Open in November as tournament organisers press on, despite violent protest across the city.
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Lakers fan creates T-shirts in support of Hong Kong protesters

8 days ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

A Lakers fan took to Reddit to announce there is a GoFundMe page to raise money to make and distribute 'Stand with Hong Kong' T-shirt to distribute at season-opening game.
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Liverpool have nothing to lose in title race, says Van Dijk

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Stan Wawrinka vs. Gilles Simon - 10/18/19 European Open Tennis Pick, Odds...

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FIFA claims 82M TV audience for Women's World Cup final

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