NBA Legend Earl Lloyd dies

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We start off in the NBA, where one legend of the game has sadly died. Earl Lloyd, the man who broke the color barrier in the league, passed away yesterday at the age of 86. He made history in 1950 when he became the first black player in NBA history when playing for the Washington Capitols. Over to the NFL now, where the Atlanta Falcons released Steven Jackson. The running back joined the Falcons from the St Louis Rams in 2013, but failed to rush for over 1000 yards in both of his seasons in Atlanta. To the NHL, where Andrew Hammond has kept up his incredible shut out streak. The Ottawa Senators goalie hasn't conceded a goal in nearly three hours of hockey, not bad for an undrafted player. And finally to the MLS, where a player's strike is looking likely. With the 2015 season set to kick off in just over a week, Real Salt Lake's owner has come out and called the player's demand for free agency a 'go nowhere conversation'. That does not sound good.

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