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  • Pistons' Meeks says he wants to be an Olympian

    Jodie Meeks was happy for Detroit Pistons teammate Andre Drummond and the U.S. for winning the FIBA World Cup championship with a resounding victory over Serbia on Sunday in Madrid. It's something he'd like to be part of, eventually. The Pistons' new...
  • Taurasi, Dupree Added To USA Basketball Roster

    USA Basketball has added Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree of the WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury to its roster as it prepares for the 2014 FIBA World Championship. Taurasi is a former UConn All-American and a three-time Olympic gold medalist. The senior...
  • Timberwolves sign C Fesenko, G Heslip

    The Sports Xchange Timberwolves sign C Fesenko, G Heslip MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the signings of center Kyrylo Fesenko and guard Brady Heslip on Thursday. Per team policy, terms of the contracts were not released. Fesenko,...
  • Should Florida again seek federal funding for high-speed rail?

  • District 11 and the PPL Center are interested in each other, but can't make a date

    District 11 and the PPL Center are interested in each other, but can't make a date
    The 76ers are coming to the PPL Center. So are four college basketball teams, including Penn State and Villanova, and the Harlem Globetrotters. But the District 11 basketball championships aren't coming to downtown Allentown. At least not yet....
  • Matthew Pliszka, Pro Baseball Player, Active In Local Sports, Dies At 86

    Matthew Pliszka, a former minor league baseball player and member of the Enfield Athletic Hall of Fame, died July 21. He was 86. Pliszka was born and raised in the Thompsonville part of town and lived in Enfield his entire life. He worked at the...
  • USA Adds Taurasi, Dupree, Says Delle Donne Will Not Play

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ ||    USA Basketball has added both Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree of the WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury to its roster as it prepares for the 2014 FIBA World Championship later...
  • No Sky players will compete at worlds

    No Sky players are among the finalists for the U.S. team at the upcoming World Championship in Turkey. Elena Delle Donne, Sylvia Fowles and Courtney Vandersloot had been originally invited to the training camp, which began while the Sky was in the...
  • State Colleges: Riker Has Camels Off To A Fast Start

    State Colleges: Riker Has Camels Off To A Fast Start
    Coach Norm Riker was hired before the 2011 season to push the Conn College women's soccer team to the top of the NESCAC and to make the Camels an annual player on the national scene. He understood the project would take time. The Camels won four games...
  • NBA's Howard has driver's license suspended for not paying fine : court records

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - The Florida driver's license of Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended for his failure to pay a fine for running a red light, court records show, but the team said on Tuesday he was playing basketball in Texas the...
  • Heat sign undrafted UNLV shot-blocking forward Birch

    Heat sign undrafted UNLV shot-blocking forward Birch
      The Miami Heat on Sunday announced the signing of undrafted Nevada-Las Vegas power forward Khem Birch.   Birch, 6-9, is coming off a strong Las Vegas Summer League showing with the Washington Wizards, when he averaged 5.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.17...