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  • Locker looking comfortable in Titans new offense

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Tennessee Titans - INSIDE SLANT It's really too quick to make a judgment, but the early returns are very encouraging for the Tennessee Titans offense. Jake Locker, in a contract year, showed up in a solid fashion in...
  • Magic Newcomers: Introducing Ben Gordon

    Magic Newcomers: Introducing Ben Gordon
    Eight is enough -- more than enough, actually. That's the whopping number of new players expected to check into the Orlando Magic's 2014-15 training camp on Sept. 30 at Amway Center. There are four free-agent signees, three draft picks and another...
  • Briefs: UCI's Bjurman honored

    UC Irvine junior midfielder Mats Bjurman has been named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week in men's soccer. Bjurman helped the then No. 17-ranked Anteaters earn a pair of 2-1 wins over then No. 19-ranked Denver (Friday) and No. 25-ranked...
  • ASK IRA: Are concerns about Mario Chalmers overstated?

    ASK IRA: Are concerns about Mario Chalmers overstated?
    Q: Please Ira, please explain to me why Mario Chalmers continues to start for this team? What am I not seeing? He would be a backup on most teams and we need someone that can create, penetrate and finish more than ever at the point-guard spot. -- Patrick,...
  • USA wins gold in Basketball World Cup with 129-92 rout of Serbia

    Kyrie Irving made all six three-point shots and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia, 129-92, on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup. James Harden added 23 points for the Americans, who made 11...
  • Sky roster set up for future WNBA success

     Sky roster set up for future WNBA success
    It should have been no surprise the Sky made the WNBA Finals. They had all the mainstays back from the team that won the Eastern Conference regular season with a 24-10 record before losing in the opening round of the 2013 playoffs, and the East was...
  • U.S. Dominates Serbia For Gold At FIBA World Cup

    MADRID — USA Basketball made it look easy Sunday at Palacio de los Deportes, blowing out Serbia 129-92 in the FIBA World Cup final. It's not. In fact, since the event began in 1950, only Brazil in 1959 and 1963 and Yugoslavia in 1998 and 2002...
  • UConn Freshman Going Against Auriemma's USA Team

    BRIDGEPORT — During his time at UConn, Geno Auriemma has coached the game's greatest players, but just two have come directly to him freshly seasoned by high-level international competition. "It's very, very unique," Auriemma said Sunday. Svetlana...
  • Rose calls World Cup a success

    MADRID -- Some people focus on Derrick Rose's meager 5.4 points per game and 27.3 percent shooting, including an unsightly 1-for-17 from 3-point range. Rose isn't one of those people. In fact, Rose, on the eve of Team USA's gold medal match vs....
  • ASK IRA: Where will Heat leadership come from?

    ASK IRA: Where will Heat leadership come from?
    Q: How will the Luol Deng situation affect the locker room? Will it make Heat rally together to form a more cohesive unit? He has proved to be a true positive influence able to handle adversity! -- Adrian, Miami. A: First, I don't think that's...
  • Mercury top Sky, claim title

    The Sports Xchange By John Jackson, The Sports Xchange Mercury top Sky, claim title CHICAGO -- Neither team had a lead bigger than five points, there were seven lead changes and 12 ties in Game 3 of the WNBA finals. But even with the score tied in the...