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46 min ago | The Independent

NBA Free Agency explained: Imagine if Lionel Messi or Cristiano...

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Post

LeBrona s Decision overshadows Carmeloa s a " yet again

In a way, you have to feel bad for Carmelo Anthony, right? Poor guy has been waiting for this moment his whole career - wined, dined, the whole nine - and he's milked the Tour de Melo for all it's worth, and he's said to be agonizing over the decision, which is understandable a Story of his career, story of his life, story of how the rest of his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, LeBron James

RollingStone

French, Fly: Inside Quai 54, the World's Baddest Streetball Tournament

It's a breathtaking Saturday afternoon in Paris, not a cloud in the sky. Thousands of fans file into the stands erected around a makeshift basketball court sur L'esplanade du Trocadro, just down from the Palais de Chaillot.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Carmelo Anthony, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Scottie Pippen, NBA Players, Charles

The China Post

Jeremy Lin unperturbed by trade rumors

NBA star Jeremy Lin directly addressed the rumors that the Houston Rockets may be seeking to offload him Wednesday during a basketball camp in Beijing, telling reporters there that he has come to terms with the possibility of being traded.

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Switched

Peter LaBarbera Pens Open Letter To Michael Sam, Suggesting NFL Player Seek 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

The NFL's Michael Sam graces the cover of August's Out magazine with an intimate interview and sexy photo spread , but one of the nation's most infamously anti-gay pundits isn't having any of it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Summer Olympic, Kobe Bryant, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Nets Daily

Brooklyn Nets hope Andrei Kirilenko can help Sergey Karasev develop

He is the "X" factor in Monday's big trade, a 6'7" shooting guard with point guard or point forward skills, still a bit skinny at age 20 but the future of Russian basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Andrei Kirilenko, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sergey Karasev, Alexey Shved

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sunday Herald

When it comes to knowing what is best for sport, listen to the sportspeople

The message last Thursday could not have been briefer but I was pleased to receive it because of who it was from.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kieron Achara, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Opinion

USA Today

LeBron's decision? Let's ask the 8-ball

Where will LeBron James go? Any guess is only a guess Cleveland or Miami? Heat or Cavaliers? LeBron James' future is compelling but unclear.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, NBA Players, Shaquille O'Neal, Sasha Pavlovic

National Public Radio

Bryant Says He'd Welcome Scott And Anthony

Kobe Bryant feels great, would welcome Byron Scott as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, would love to play alongside free agent Carmelo Anthony and is pleased with the moves of the team's front office so far.

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Journal and Courier

Purdue men's basketball hits recruiting trailPurdue men's basketball...

Purdue men's basketball hits recruiting trail Matt Painter and his staff are on the road this week evaluating the nation's top talent.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, NCAA Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, Purdue Boilermakers Women's Basketball, Purdue University NCAA

Bellingham Herald

Bryant says he'd welcome Scott and Anthony

At least that's how the All-Star guard presented things at UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, where Bryant is hosting his annual youth basketball camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Carmelo Anthony

USA Today

Carmelo Anthony's agent says no decision on free agency

Carmelo Anthony's agent says no decision on free agency Carmelo Anthony's agent, Leon Rose, refuted a New York Daily News report.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jason Kidd, Amar'e Stoudemire, Los Angeles Lakers

The Arizona Republic

Cavaliers make room for LeBron with trade

Cavaliers make room for LeBron James with trade The Cleveland Cavaliers made a trade and made room for LeBron James' max contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Jarrett Jack, Kyrie Irving

Hudson Valley Press

Pride Month: Black OUT Women in Sports

This year marks the 18th year of play for the Women's National Basketball Association .

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Related Topix: Sports, Seimone Augustus, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Angela Hucles, Olympic Tennis, Jessica Adair

NOLA.com

Seimone Augustus is No. 38 on Louisiana's all-time top 51 athletes list

The Times-Picayune roll call of the state's 51 greatest all-time athletes, who have prepared for the pressure and the spotlight since they were practically out of the crib.

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Daily Mail

ESPN's annual Body Issue sees Venus Williams, Michael Phelps and...

Nude sports legends unite! Venus Williams, Michael Phelps and Marshawn Lynch among the naked athletes to grace SIX special covers of ESPN's annual Body Issue Six individual covers will be released, also starring Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, and Olympic gold-medal-winning snowboarder Jamie ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Venus Williams, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Jamie Anderson, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Bobsled, Aja Evans, Serge Ibaka

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Local

Biggest Big-Name Duds To Sign With Lakers

Lakers vs. FC Barcelona The Los Angeles Lakers face off with Pau Gasol's former team and European Champions FC Barcelona on October 7, 2010.

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TheCelebrityCafe

Russell Westbrook withdraws from 2014 World Cup for USA Basketball

After having to go through three surgeries on his right knee over the past 15 months, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has decided to forgo playing for USA Basketball in the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

John Clay: Sorry, Dick Vitale, I still think 1996 Cats better than upcoming team

Can't agree. Not yet anyway. I'll stick with UK's 1996 national champs. Remember that the backups on that title team included Jeff Sheppard, MVP of the 1998 title team, and Wayne Turner, point guard on that '98 team.

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The News-Press

LeBron James, Heat's Pat Riley to meet Wednesday

LeBron James, Heat's Pat Riley to meet Wednesday Pat Riley is in Las Vegas, where he'll have a meeting that may keep the Miami Heat together.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, NBA Players, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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