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All-Native Basketball champs cry foul over LNG sponsors


A champion Haida sports team is crying foul over liquefied natural gas (LNG) sponsorship of the All Native Basketball Tournament. And the Skidegate Saints fear they'll be turfed from play for pushing their anti-LNG message.

But it's a risk Saint's point guard Desi Collinson is willing to take.

"[LNG sponsorship] is tarnishing our sacred tournament," said Desi Collinson, a frequent tournament MVP and co-captain of the reigning four-time champion Saints.


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