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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Tuesday (Coach K would trade for Kevin Love) edition: Wha' Happened?

This story came out yesterday - insomuch as you can call something a college basketball coach said on a radio program a "story" - and we hesitated about posting on it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Anthony Bennett, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players

8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Pressure to win not new for Cavaliers coach

J.R. Holden was furious with himself as he headed to the bench for a timeout. It was late in the finals of EuroBasket 2007 - the tournament to determine the championship of Europe - and Holden, a naturalized Russian, was wondering whether his citizenship might be revoked.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Pau Gasol, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jose Calderon, LeBron James

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Parents, Coaches Support New California Law Limiting Full-Contact Football Practices

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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Pau Gasol, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), California High School Football, High School Football

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

LeBron James begins tour of China

The Cleveland Cavaliers' star was greeted by pianist Lang Lang at the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing in front of hundreds of basketball fans.

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Sports Collectors Daily

1869 Peck & Snyder Card Helps Lauch H&S Auction

Huggins and Scott's fourth Masterpiece Auction of 2014 got underway Monday with an 1869 Peck and Snyder Cincinnati Red Stockings team card among the hundreds of items up for bid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kobe Bryant, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Daily Mail

Thousands of screaming basketball fans mob LeBron James as he makes ...

'I hope you can look in the mirror you monster': Dutch father who lost his only child on MH17 pens heart-wrenching open letter blaming Putin 'I'm looking into your eyes, and I don't think you have a soul': Joe Biden relives the moment he came face to face with Vladimir Putin 'MH17 lost speed, altitude and veered 14km off course before being tailed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

VentureBeat

NBA star Carmelo Anthony turns investor, co-founds M7 Tech Partners

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/21/nba-star-carmelo-anthony-turns-investor-co-founds-m7-tech-partners/ Athletes need a fallback plan once their bodies can no longer compete, and for former pro basketball player Carmelo Anthony, it's investing in tech startups.

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

The Independent

LeBron James plays the proud father as he watches nine-year-old son play basketball

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WLBT-TV Jackson

US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions were among the 19 players selected Monday for this summer's U.S. national team roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant

WLBT-TV Jackson

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Just a few hours after arriving in Brazil, LeBron James sized up the World Cup final and said it trumps the NBA finals.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

David J. Neal: LeBron's decision, like sports in general, takes us back to our youth

Workers in the mixing room blend various spices to create Badia products. Miami-based Badia Spices has grown from a small company serving the local Cuban community to an enterprise that sells its products throughout the United States and in dozens of international markets, competing with the largest spice companies in the nation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Chris Bosh (2008 Beijing Olympics)

Pounding the Rock

The Real MVP of the 2014 NBA Finals is...

For those of you unfamiliar with Game Score, it's another stat developed by John Hollinger, designed to "...give a rough measure of a player's productivity for a single game."

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Manu Ginobili, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Tony Parker

The Independent

Inside Lines: Hugh Robertson the ideal candidate to lead BOA if Lord Coe moves on

The former Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson, who quit his new role as Minister of State at the Foreign Office in the Government reshuffle, seems certain to land a top job in sport should he decide to quit politics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Luol Deng

Erie Times News

Schimmel's 29 leads East to OT win in WNBA All-Star Game

Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star Game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tamika Catchings, Cappie Pondexter (2008 Beijing Olympics), Lisa Leslie (2008 Beijing Olympics), Lisa Leslie, Cappie Pondexter, More Sports, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball

Sat Jul 19, 2014

BleacherReport

Are OKC Thunder Getting Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook the Help They Need?

The Oklahoma City Thunder will enter next season with an improved roster, but even with the addition of Anthony Morrow , is Oklahoma City doing all it can to get better? The Thunder offense lacked shooting from the outside last year.

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The Arizona Republic

Young: It's showtime for Shoni Schimmel

Shoni Schimmel is the first rookie named MVP in the All-Star Game, but she's been a most valuable person for Native Americans for quite a while.

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NBA.com

Image link to Tough beginnings

Home in Australia for the final season of the equivalent of high school play, ending with a national championship in December.

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CBS Local

Rory McIlroy Builds 6-Shot Lead At British Open

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 17th hole during the third round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 19, 2014 in Hoylake, England.

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Star-Telegram.com

Chandler Parsons seems like a sound investment, unlike Romo, Choo and Fielder

Despite being an intriguing and, well, I think, an exciting addition to the Dallas Mavericks, Chandler Parsons will immediately join our list of local jock kingdom members who fall into one dubious category: Chandler, say hello to Tony Romo, and to Choo-Choo Man, and to Mr. Fielder, and yes, Brandon Carr, among others.

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Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: The 2014 ESPY Awards

The greatest of the greats were feted in Los Angeles on Wednesday night and, in case you missed the 22nd annual awards ceremony, allow me to present a primer because there are two speeches you must see.

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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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