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  • Write off Dwyane Wade at your own risk

    Write off Dwyane Wade at your own risk
    This is what Dwyane Wade said when told NBA general managers, polled to name the league's best shooting guards, didn't mention him for the first time in eight years: "I don't care,'' he said. No motivation in that? "I've got enough motivation,''...
  • Healthy Bryant shut down for rest of Lakers' preseason

    The Sports Xchange Healthy Bryant shut down for rest of Lakers' preseason Kobe Bryant is ready for the regular season. That is the opinion of Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott, who shut down the shooting guard for the last two games of the preseason...
  • On The Fly: Revis Sent Home, Chiefs Monitor Charles For Concussion

    On The Fly: Revis Sent Home, Chiefs Monitor Charles For Concussion
    The Patriots sent Darrelle Revis home on Tuesday after he showed up late for a team meeting, according to a Boston Globe report. Did Revis think he was still with the Jets? Coach Bill Belichick has sent several players home in the past for tardiness,...
  • Jason Lloyd: Cavs can score, but can they defend well enough to win a title?

    In what could be a historic season, there is plenty we know and even more unknown about the 2014-15 Cavaliers. Here is a snapshot of what some key figures within the Cavaliers have figured out already and what they still have left to unravel. LeBron...
  • Former point guards Kidd, Fisher now true coaches on the floor

    Jason Kidd is blazing a trail, like it or not. The Milwaukee Bucks coach went directly from a stellar 19-year career in the NBA to the coach's seat in Brooklyn. It was a particularly hot seat, with plenty of expectations surrounding a big-money team...
  • Maryland freshman Michal Cekovsky is quickly adapting to life and basketball in the U.S.

    Maryland freshman Michal Cekovsky is quickly adapting to life and basketball in the U.S.
    The education of Maryland freshman Michal Cekovsky is a daily grind that includes five hours of learning English in the classroom and two more hours with a tutor in study hall at night. “It’s a lot,” Cekovsky said with a laugh at...
  • Lakers' Julius Randle puts on a show in win over Trail Blazers

    A fan kept yelling the same thing, over and over, almost mournfully. "Where's Kobe?" Bryant sat out the Lakers' exhibition game Wednesday so he could rest. By the end of it, though, another fan was screaming something in a more upbeat tone: "He's...
  • So far, the signs on defense have been positive for the Magic

    So far, the signs on defense have been positive for the Magic
    The Orlando Magic entered their next-to-last exhibition Wednesday night with some impressive defensive statistics. They ranked first in the NBA in field-goal percentage defense, first in 3-point percentage defense and tied for seventh in points...
  • Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream

    Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream
    From the time Kyla Irwin was in elementary school, she seemed to know what she wanted from life. "Kyla remembers telling her fourth grade teachers playing for UConn was her goal," said her mother, Bethany Irwin, who is also her high school coach at...
  • NBA decides against draft lottery reform

    The NBA is run by smart people, 76ers head coach Brett Brown said. And on Wednesday morning, those "smart people" sided with the Sixers. The league's Board of Governors voted against making reforms to the draft lottery, changes that would have limited...
  • UNC report: Faculty member Jan Boxill suggested grades for athletes in 'paper' classes

    In 2012, when former North Carolina Gov. Jim Martin unveiled the last report into academic fraud and no-show classes in African and Afro-American Studies, the leader of the faculty, Jan Boxill, called the report "disturbing," and "astonishing."...