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News broke earlier this month that CBS Sports will debut the first all-female sports talk show in national TV history.
We've discussed the problems with the L.A. Sparks over and over here, but with their 2014 season ending with a first round sweep and blowout loss at home it's painfully obvious that they need to make changes this offseason.
Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Tuesday in its final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three... The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.
The team is set to introduce All-Star forward Kevin Love at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
The official roster for Team USA's journey into the 2014 FIBA World Cup tournament is complete, with the final 12 players coming from all over the NBA's landscape in order to make up a competitive squad that can stand toe-to-toe with the best international talent available - most notably the team representing host country, Spain.
Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike and UConn graduate Bria Hartley, who just completed her rookie season with the Washington Mystics, were added Monday to the list of players competing for a roster spot on the USA Basketball Women's World Championship Team.
IT'S that time of year when footballers revert to the alternative default f-word from the one they rely on for the other 11 months.
Matt Schaub #8 of the Oakland Raiders fades back to pass during the second half of a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 22, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
The now elder statesmen of international hoops often speak about the influence the Dream Team had on them but what about the players who were born in the wake of that defining event in international basketball? Emmet Ryan looks at the most interesting young players at the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
Aug 22, 2014; New York, NY, USA; United States guard Kyrie Irving controls the ball in front of Puerto Rico forward Alexander Franklin during the first quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden.
Kyrie Irving will start opposite Goran Dragic at point guard Tuesday night when Team USA plays Slovenia in its final tuneup game leading into the FIBA World Cup.
The year was 1966, and Bavetta was in a stockbroker-league basketball game at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York.
When Plumlee was drafted by the Nets last summer, his arrival was immediately overshadowed by the blockbuster draft-night deal that saw future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett come to Brooklyn, and Plumlee had to earn a shot at getting some playing time.
Now the 6-foot-5 budding young star will try and help the Eastern Conference's top team keep the run going in the playoffs.
Every weekend, we update the Nets ' off-season with bits and pieces of information, gossip, analysis, etc.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:43 am
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