| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The first week of the 2014-15 NBA season proved difficult for the Lakers.
In addition to a tough schedule, playing four games in five nights (more than any other team in the league), the Lakers lost rookie power forward Julius Randle to a broken leg...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:26 PM
WASHINGTON — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday he "couldn't disagree more" with remarks made by the head of the players union that the league's salary cap is unjust and un-American.
Silver also bristled at National Basketball Players...
| Sep 27, 2014
New Jersey is heading to federal court next month in a bid to allow its struggling casinos and racetracks to offer betting on sports events.
States have broad powers to sanction and regulate most kinds of gambling, but a federal law passed in 1992...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The NBA’s announcement Tuesday that the Clippers were sold to former Microsoft billionaire Steve Ballmer ends Donald Sterling’s 33 years as the team’s owner. Assuming no legal challenge reverses the sale, it brings to a close one of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Somehow, Donald Sterling was even more combative on Wednesday than he was on Tuesday.
In the third day of a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court that could determine whether he remains owner of the Clippers, Sterling railed against the NBA, his wife...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:02 PM
LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, where fans burned jerseys after his 2010 exit and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert called the Akron, Ohio-native’s signing with the Miami Heat a “cowardly betrayal.” James made the announcement in a...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I've never played soccer, I'm not a dedicated fan and I'm strictly a layman in my understanding of the game. However, Tim Howard's performance against Belgium ranks as one of the greatest solo feats I've ever witnessed in team sports, alongside Kellen...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The Lakers officially waved goodbye to two free agents Saturday — one they hoped to get, the other they hoped to keep.
Carmelo Anthony was very close to returning to New York, Pau Gasol elected to move to Chicago, and the Lakers were bystanders....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:31 PM
NBA Commissioner David Stern congratulates Dwight Howard of Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy after he was drafted first overall by the Orlando Magic in the NBA draft on June 24, 2004.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker?
Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins?
Considering that the often-baffling Cleveland Cavaliers have the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, neither of the consensus top two players may hear his name called first....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:12 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers were late in making the first pick of the NBA draft, their dillydallying apparently not related to whom they would select but how they would explain the outfit Andrew Wiggins wore.
"I almost changed my mind when I saw it,"...