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  • Timberwolves' post-Love era opens with 'Dunks After Dark'

    MANKATO, Minn. The Timberwolves discovered what they sought a loud, energetic start to their new life without Kevin Love with Monday's late-night welcome to another season. Borrowing from college basketball's midnight-madness tradition, the Wolves...
  • Kobe Bryant says love for game keeps him motivated

    Kobe Bryant says love for game keeps him motivated
    Eighteen years into an illustrious NBA career and Kobe Bryant remains as driven as ever. Bryant says it is his love for the game of basketball that drives him more than anything else, never mentioning Tuesday the need to prove his doubters wrong about...
  • Ogwumike (18 Points), Moore (16), Griner (7 Rebounds) Lead USA

    Ogwumike (18 Points), Moore (16), Griner (7 Rebounds) Lead USA
    The USA senior national team took a 22-point, first-quarter lead on the way to an easy 119-44 win against Angola in its final qualifying game in Group D at the 2014 World Championship in Istanbul. The USA finished round-robin play 3-0, also defeating...
  • Of college football coaches, CEOs, and excessive pay at the top

    Of college football coaches, CEOs, and excessive pay at the top
    Readers of this blog know that we have an indirect, and fairly mild, rooting interest in University of Michigan Wolverines football. Lately that's been a disappointing experience in one respect (2-3 so far this year, including a ridiculous 30-14 blowout...
  • Nuggets sign four players

    The Sports Xchange Nuggets sign four players The Denver Nuggets signed forwards Jerrelle Benimon, Alonzo Gee, Pops Mensah-Bonsu and Marcus Williams on Tuesday. Terms of their contracts were not disclosed by the team. Benimon, an undrafted free agent,...
  • Veteran additions have advice on how the young Magic can 'turn the corner'

    Veteran additions have advice on how the young Magic can 'turn the corner'
    There are no Joe Namathesque guarantees coming out of Orlando Magic camp these days. No one within the organization is predicting an improbable playoff run — not after the team's 20-62 performance in 2012-13 and its 23-59 record last season. The...
  • Heat's Justin Hamilton sidelined three weeks after heart surgery

    Heat backup center Justin Hamilton is expected to miss at least three weeks after undergoing minor heart surgery on Monday. The procedure repaired an atrial flutter _ an abnormal heart rhythm _ that had caused Hamilton to experience "light-headedness"...
  • Miami Heat's Justin Hamilton expected to return soon from minor heart ailment

    The Heat's power rotation took a hit in training camp when center Justin Hamilton experienced dizziness in Monday's practice and was later treated for a minor heart condition. Hamilton, 24, was taken to Doctors Hospital, where he underwent a procedure to...
  • NBA free agents: Class of 2014 (Updated)

    NBA free agents: Class of 2014 (Updated)
      Players who entered the offseason as NBA free agents or since have been added to the list:   Top remaining: Ray Allen, Emeka Okafor, Jermaine O'Neal, John  Lucas III, Ronnie Brewer, Rashard Lewis, Kenyon Martin, Jason Collins, Greg Oden, Andrew Bynum....
  • TBS Orders Reality Show Following NBA Vet Kenny Smith

    TBS has greenlit "The Smiths," an unscripted series following NBA star Kenny Smith, his wife Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith and their five children. The series is set to shoot in Los Angeles and Atlanta. It's produced by Good Clean Fun, with Jason Carbone ("The...
  • NBA analyst Kenny Smith starts a new game with TBS reality show

    NBA analyst Kenny Smith starts a new game with TBS reality show
    Kenny Smith, the former NBA star who has transformed into a popular NBA analyst for Turner Sports, is getting into a new game -- the reality show game. TBS has greenlighted "The Smiths," a new unscripted series that will feature Smith, his wife,...