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Nike executive and NBA insider reveals decades-old secret

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Nike executive and NBA insider reveals decades-old secret

Nike executive and NBA insider reveals decades-old secret

CNN’s Pamela Brown talks to Sports Illustrated writer Howard Beck about his story on Nike executive and Michael Jordan confidant Larry Miller’s revelation that he killed someone as a teenager in 1965.


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Happy Birthday, LeBron James! [Video]

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NBA Alters COVID-19 Protocols for Vaccinated Players [Video]

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Remembering the Influential People Who Died in 2021 [Video]

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Stephen Curry Breaks NBA All-Time Record for 3-Pointers [Video]

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Virgil Abloh: Celebrated Black fashion designer dies aged 41 [Video]

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The designer was known for his proximity to rap music, label Off-White, and collaborations with big brands like Nike and Ikea.

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