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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

Kobe Bryant

NJ auctioneer: Pact struck, Bryant items on sale

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey auction house says it has reached a settlement in a lawsuit over memorabilia from NBA star Kobe Bryant’s high school and early pro career. Goldin Auctions sued in […]

06/10/2013

Grant Hill (AP Photo)

Grant Hill retires from NBA after 19 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Seven-time All-Star Grant Hill is retiring from the NBA after 19 seasons, ending an injury-plagued career that included an Olympic gold medal. The Los Angeles Clippers announced the news on Saturday. […]

06/01/2013

(AP Photo)

Lakers 1970s champ teammate Flynn Robinson dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Flynn Robinson, who was on the 1971-1972 Lakers team that won Los Angeles its first NBA title, has died. He was 72. The Los Angeles Times says Robinson died Thursday at an […]

05/24/2013

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

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

Chris Paul named to NBA All-Defensive First Team

The National Basketball Association announced today that Los Angeles Clippers’ All-Star point guard Chris Paul has been named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team.  Paul garnered a total of 37 points (15 first place votes, […]

05/13/2013

Bret Lewis

Do me a solid

OK. It’s obviously a very serious story that Korean-American Kenneth Bay has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea. Yet somehow former NBA whack job Dennis Rodman has inserted himself into it. […]

05/08/2013

Pam and Joe Bryant, parents of Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. (AP Photo)

Kobe Bryant battles mom, NJ business over auction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementos from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early years with the Los […]

05/03/2013

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ESPN regrets Broussard comment on gay NBA player

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN says that it regrets the “distraction” caused by one of its reporters who described Jason Collins as a sinner after the NBA center publicly revealed that he was gay.

04/30/2013

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