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  • On The Fly: Maya Moore Named WNBA MVP

    Since Maya Moore gave up soccer as a little girl because she thought it was too slow, her athletic life has been one competitive thrill ride after the other. On Thursday, the four-time UConn all-American was named the WNBA's Most Valuable Player, a just...
  • Derrick Rose resting no cause for alarm for Bulls

     Derrick Rose resting no cause for alarm for Bulls
    When Derrick Rose plays more than expected, as he did Saturday night at the United Center when Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski re-inserted him late in the fourth quarter of a rout, worrywarts wondered why he was on the floor. When Rose rested, as he...
  • Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike

    Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike
    Under Armour is working to land NBA superstar Kevin Durant as a pitch man — a sponsorship deal that could be one of the largest ever signed and give the Baltimore company a major inroad into the lucrative basketball marketplace. Signing the popular...
  • Sun Get Picks Three And Four In WNBA Draft

    By winning the final game of their season against Atlanta, the Connecticut Sun hurt their statistical chances in the 2015 WNBA draft lottery. Connecticut's 13th win on Sunday gave both Seattle and Tulsa, which finished 12-22, a better shot at landing the...
  • Women's Soccer Preview: UCI's schedule front-loaded

    A UC Irvine women's soccer program coming off a pair of disappointing finishes the last two seasons, is facing an imposing start in 2014. Coach Scott Juniper's Anteaters, who were eliminated in the semifinals of the Big West Conference Tournament and...
  • San Francisco's Madame Tussauds to unveil Jeremy Lin figure

    San Francisco's Madame Tussauds to unveil Jeremy Lin figure
    Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin on Thursday is set to help unveil a wax figure of himself at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Madame Tussauds is famous for lifelike wax images of celebrities, athletes and politicians. The San...
  • ASK IRA: Will incident sour Ray Allen on South Florida?

    ASK IRA: Will incident sour Ray Allen on South Florida?
    Q: Ira, I know this is not necessarily a basketball question, but why would Ray Allen consider returning to the Heat with his home invaded? -- Steve. A: First, you're right, it's not a basketball issue, to have intruders walk into your house. But...
  • NBA roundup: Cleamons expected to join Knicks' staff

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Cleamons expected to join Knicks' staff The New York Knicks will add Jim Cleamons to new coach Derek Fisher's staff, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. Cleamons, a longtime NBA assistant, served on former Milwaukee...
  • Ex-CEO Ballmer quits Microsoft board to focus on NBA's Clippers

    Ex-CEO Ballmer quits Microsoft board to focus on NBA's Clippers
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has left the software company's board in order to spend more time on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, but said he plans to hang on to his 4 percent stake in...
  • Tuesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: VCU lands key basketball commitment from Boo Williams/L.C. Bird guard

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: VCU gained a key commitment from Kenny Williams, a 6-foot-4 L.C. Bird High and Boo Williams program guard who is considered one of the nation’s top shooters. He also had scholarship offers from North Carolina,...
  • Veteran ref Bavetta retires

    The Sports Xchange Veteran ref Bavetta retires Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta is hanging up his whistle after 39 years. The league announced Bavetta's retirement on Tuesday. He worked his first NBA game on Dec. 2, 1975, in Madison Square Garden in...