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L.A. Clippers' Chris Paul (Photo credit: Clippers/NBA)

Clippers stand out in 2013-14 NBA GM survey

For the third consecutive season, the Clippers have fared well in NBA.com’s annual survey of general managers. According to NBA.com interactive writer John Schumann, all 30 teams responded to 56 questions, which were broken down into […]

10/23/2013

Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson makes his way off an NFL football practice field at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minn., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

Adrian Peterson has dealt with tragedy often

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Adrian Peterson was 7, he saw his older brother die in a bike accident when he was hit by a drunken driver. For Peterson’s teenage years, his father was in prison. […]

10/12/2013

LeBron James accepts the award for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards at Nokia Theater, in Los Angeles, July 17, 2013.” (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

LeBron James joins forces with Starz for sitcom

NEW YORK (AP) — After LeBron James won his second NBA championship this year, he talked about the improbability of his journey — ascending to world fame despite growing up with challenge after challenge in […]

09/03/2013

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry stands on the field before a baseball game in Boston, in this May 11, 2013 photo. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

From soybeans to baseball, Henry has had success

BOSTON (AP) — John W. Henry took a backward ballclub in a dilapidated park and transformed it into a two-time World Series champion that is one of baseball’s model franchises. As the owner of The […]

08/04/2013

LeBron James, Miami Heat forward, holding Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy and MVP trophy after defeating San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 to win the NBA Finals in Miami, Florida. (AP Photo)

LeBron leads Heat to second straight title

MIAMI (AP) — Victory in Game 7 brought more than another crown for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. It validated the team and its leader, forever cementing their place among the NBA’s greats. For […]

06/21/2013

LeBron James in this NBA highlight video of Game 6 of the NBA Finals as he helped the Heat lead the comeback and top the Spurs to force a Game 7. (NBA via YouTube)

LeBron excited for title-deciding Game 7

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James could not sleep after Game 6. Imagine, then, how frayed his emotions will be going into Game 7. So much is at stake. Legacies, for so many players, James included. […]

06/19/2013

A Miami Heat fan reacts while watching Game 6 of the Finals between Miami and San Antonio Spurs, in Miami, Florida. (AP Photo)

Spurs’ collapse starts at top with Pop

The sly smile on Erik Spoelstra’s lips said it all. If only this once, the Miami coach couldn’t wait to field questions. This was just minutes after a magical Game 6, when the memories of […]

06/19/2013

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NBA Quick Hits: 5 questionable coaching decisions

(AP) – Deciding who plays, and when they don’t, is one of the toughest parts of coaching. Sometimes coaches stick with a player too long. Sometimes they have too much of a quick hook. Indiana’s […]

05/24/2013

LeBron James (c), Miami Heat forward, scores the winning basket as Paul George (l) and Sam Young (r), of the Indiana Pacers look on, basketball Eastern Conference finals playoff series, Miami. (AP Photo)

James, Bryant voted to All-NBA first team

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection. James received all 119 votes for the first team from a panel […]

05/23/2013

Blake Griffin (l) and Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers. (Photo credit: LA Clippers/NBA)

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin selected to 2012-13 All-NBA teams

The NBA announced today that Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has been selected to the 2012-13 All-NBA First Team and Clippers forward Blake Griffin was named a member of the 2012-13 All-NBA Second Team. […]

05/23/2013

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Sports revisionism

It’s common fodder for sports talk shows to debate what an athlete’s legacy will be BEFORE his career is over. Proof once again that a fan’s perspective can turn on a dime. Two years ago, […]

05/23/2013

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NBA draft order set, so who goes No. 1?

(AP) – The Cleveland Cavaliers are on top of the NBA draft yet again, only this time there is no LeBron James waiting to save them. There may not even be a Kyrie Irving. The […]

05/22/2013

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