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  • Warriors star Stephen Curry strikes up special friendship

    For once, the odds were against Steph Curry making a shot. Jeff Lorenz's mom cautioned the boys more than once that Curry might not show up at all. She told the kids that the Warriors star might have better things to do than goof around with a bunch of...
  • UConn Recruits, Capital Prep's Gillespie, Show Talent In N.Y.

    UConn Recruits, Capital Prep's Gillespie, Show Talent In N.Y.
    NEW YORK — Time does move on, even for the college basketball program that essentially has made time stand still for the past 21 seasons. Here's just another example: A day after seniors Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kiah Stokes entered the WNBA,...
  • Sterling Smith transferring from Coppin State, mulling major program options

    Coming out of high school in Chico, Calif., Sterling Smith didn't have any Division I basketball offers. After spending a year at a prep school in upstate New York, Smith had just two and chose Coppin State after former longtime coach Fang Mitchell saw...
  • Sixers' Brown criticized after season-ending loss to Miami

    Sixers' Brown criticized after season-ending loss to Miami
    PHILADELPHIA — Brett Brown hadn't heard about the matter until informed by the media Thursday afternoon. Brown was criticized in some circles for allowing his injured players, including Jason Richardson, Luc Mbah a Moute, Nerlens Noel and rookie...
  • NBA Eastern Conference Capsules

    NBA Eastern Conference Capsules
    For the last four years, the Eastern Conference basketball universe orbited around LeBron James and his Miami Heat team that reached the NBA Finals all four seasons. This season, the East still revolves around James, because he has a chance to direct the...
  • NBA Western Conference Capsules

    NBA Western Conference Capsules
    The popular narrative throughout the season was that any one of six teams could represent the deep Western Conference in the NBA Finals. But with the playoffs set to begin Saturday, oddsmakers are focusing on two teams in the West: Golden State, with...
  • Clippers must knock out defending champion Spurs in playoffs' first round

    Clippers must knock out defending champion Spurs in playoffs' first round
    If the Clippers were to beat the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs, they would still need 12 more victories to win an NBA title. It would only seem like they were so much closer. The Spurs have become the silver-and-black standard-...
  • Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty

    Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty
    Maryland senior guard Laurin Mincy was selected by the New York Liberty in the third round with the No. 27 pick overall in the 2015 WNBA draft Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Mincy was the Terps' leading scorer with 13.5...
  • Sports On The Air: Friday

    AUTO RACING 11 a.m.: Formula One, Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, practice. NBCSP Noon: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Food City 500, practice. FS1 1:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Bristol, practice. FS1 3 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Bristol, final...
  • Pacers survive scare with 99-95 double OT win over Wizards

    C.J. Miles and George Hill helped Indiana survive Part I of its playoff push Tuesday night. Now comes the harder part — making the red-eye flight to Memphis and doing it all over again less than 24 hours later. At least the Pacers still have a...
  • 3-pointers: Breaking down Bulls' win over Nets

    3-pointers: Breaking down Bulls' win over Nets
    The Bulls improved to 49-32 with their 113-86 road victory Monday over the Nets. Here are three observations. Derrick Rose has increased the offensive pace. Forget his statistics. Just watch the way Rose plays. He is consistently advancing the ball...