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In this March 13, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers' Lamar Odom smiles during NBA basketball practice in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

NBA’s Lamar Odom arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Basketball star Lamar Odom was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence early Friday after a California Highway Patrol officer saw his white Mercedes-Benz traveling erratically on a San Fernando Valley […]

08/30/2013

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Heat-Bulls, Lakers-Clippers on NBA’s opening night

NEW YORK (AP) — The Miami Heat will open their title defense against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 29 in the expected return of Derrick Rose, with an all-Los Angeles matchup later that night in […]

08/07/2013

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

Collapsed deck at Shucker's Bar & Grill, North Bay Village, Miami, Florida. (AP Photo)

Authorities probe deck collapse at Fla. sports bar

    NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) — Investigators began examining a twisted pile of concrete, metal and wood on Friday to determine why a waterfront deck at a popular sports bar collapsed into shallow […]

06/14/2013

Collapsed deck at Shucker's Bar & Grill, North Bay Village, Miami, Florida. (AP Photo)

Deck collapses at popular Miami-area sports bar

NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) — The outdoor deck at a popular Miami-area sports bar partially collapsed during the NBA Finals, sending dozens of people into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay. The accident occurred […]

06/14/2013

Sebastien De La Cruz (ABC Video posted on YouTube)

Golden-voiced boy maintains golden attitude amid racist tweets

San Antonio native Sebastien De La Cruz sings the national anthem again before the Miami Heat championship chase game against San Antonio Spurs on ABC TV. The crowd at the game had no problem with […]

06/13/2013

Bret Lewis

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

Bret Lewis

The coaching carousel

Chris Paul is smart enough to know that whether he denies it or not, it’s going to be assumed he got Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro fired. Chris is the franchise. He can also become […]

05/22/2013

Nate Robinson (l), Chicago Bulls guard, Norris Cole (c), Miami Heat guard, and Shane Battier (r), Miami Heat forward, battle for a loose ball, basketball playoffs Eastern Conference semifinal. (AP Photo)

James, Heat beat Bulls 88-65 for 3-1 series lead

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James and the Miami Heat didn’t even give the Chicago Bulls room to breathe, practically squeezing the playoff life out of them to take a commanding lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal. Another effort […]

05/13/2013

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