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Coast to Coast: Playoffs
J.A. Adande: How excited am I for the playoffs? I'm even fired up to watch the Eastern Conference.
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Throwback: Jordan vs. Bird in Unforgettable 1986 SeriesSports
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15 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Wittman: a Mind-set is to go in there and win the seriesa
'We just didn't want to be the seventh seed, to be honest,' John Wall said. John Wall used to scribble, "playoffs," on his sneakers before each game to remind himself of the shared goal within the Wizards organization.
15 hrs ago
Former President Bill Clinton endorses Calipari's book
The former president stopped to have lunch with Calipari on April 17, during which he called the book terrific.
19 hrs ago
The return of Michael Phelps to competitive swimming raises hopes i 1 2 and misgivings
George Herman Ruth Jr. stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd be offered the manager's job, which he wasn't.
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Regular Season Player Power Rankings
The regular season has come to an end for the Oklahoma City Thunder. They finished the season 59-23 and are going into the playoffs with the No.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
It wasn't all brass bands and pickle juice en route to prominence as a stand-up comedian for Hannibal Buress.
Chicago Bulls Playoff Schedule 2014: TV Info and Predictions for 1st Round
For the second straight season the fourth-seeded Chicago Bulls enter the playoffs wondering how much different their outlook would be if Derrick Rose was healthy.
All Bull Is Brooklyn looking for the down escalator?
Brooklyn had a chance to clinch the No. 5 seed on Tuesday at home against New York, but missed badly.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Thunder's Kevin Durant Scores 2nd-Most Points in a Season in Last 23 Years
After scoring 25 points in Monday's 101-89 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has 2,551 points this season, marking the second-highest single-season total by any NBA player in the last 23 years, per the Elias Sports Bureau .
Detroit Pistons still embrace their 'Bad Boys' image
I siah Thomas , Hall of Famer. Joe Dumars , Hall of Famer. Dennis Rodman , Hall of Famer.
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MANILA, Philippines Manny Pacquiao may get a guaranteed sum of USD 20 million from his recent bout against Timothy Bradley, but a big chunk of it will still go to the US Internal Revenue Service .
The Baltimore Sun
The pull of the pool [Editorial]
Our view: The return of Baltimore's Michael Phelps to competitive swimming raises hopes - and misgivings - of his biggest fans George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long.
2013-14 Costly Wins List
With the 2013-14 season coming down to a close, it's almost a 100% certainty that the Milwaukee Bucks will finish with the worst record in the League and have the most ping pong balls at the 2014 Draft Lottery.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Joe Dumars timeline: From Louisiana to Bad Boys to now
Detroit's Joe Dumars passes off as he gets caught between Boston's Danny Ainge, right, and Dennis Johnson during the first half of the basketball game at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Mich., Feb. 28, 1988.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Career best haul for Brewer
Brewer scored a career best 51 and joined an elite list of only Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson and Rick Barry to net more than 50-plus points and get more than six-plus steals in a game.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Friday Bolts - 4.11.14
Interesting from Josh Ezekowitz on Stats GMs versus former player GMs : "Of course, none of the scouts who've won NBA titles as GMs would be described as dilettantes masquerading as having advanced degrees in the game of basketball.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Are Warren Buffett's Six Largest Holdings Market-Beating Picks?
Warren Buffett is being compared to Michael Jordan. Which wouldn't be that surprising, except this is Washington Wizards Michael Jordan we're talking about.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Rufus on Fire
Bobcats power ranking roundup and Rufus Links, week of April 7
The Bobcats are on a four-game winning streak, and one of those wins even came against a playoff-bound team.
All Bull Pacers to rest all five starters
Interesting news out of Indiana, where coach Frank Vogel will try resting his players to solve the team's bewildering slump.