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  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
  • MLS listens to expansion bids

    The Sports Xchange MLS listens to expansion bids Major League Soccer officials heard bids on Thursday from four ownership groups hoping to land an expansion team in that pro soccer league, ProSoccerTalk.com reported. Presentations were made in New York...
  • Suns 118, Celtics 114

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Suns 118, Celtics 114 BOSTON -- The Phoenix Suns blew double-digit leads in both halves but still pulled out a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night. The Suns (6-5 after ending...
  • Celtics Rally Twice, Come Up Short Against Suns

    Celtics Rally Twice, Come Up Short Against Suns
    BOSTON -- The Phoenix Suns blew double-digit leads in both halves but still pulled out a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night. The Suns (6-5 after ending a two-game losing streak) led by 13 points in the first half, lost the lead and...
  • Suns blow two leads, but still win

    Suns blow two leads, but still win BOSTON -- The Phoenix Suns gave up a pair of big leads on Monday night, threatening to drop their third game in a row. But playing against a team that really doesn't know what to do late in games, Jeff Hornacek's...
  • AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop

    AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop
    In predicted order of finish: UCONN Last year: 32-8, NCAA champion Coach: Kevin Ollie, third season Top players: G Ryan Boatright, Sr.; G Rodney Purvis, So.; C Amida Brimah, So. Keep an eye on: Freshman Daniel Hamilton, an elite recruit, will be...
  • Kings break ground on new Sacramento arena

    Sweeping aside years of missed chances that nearly cost the city its only major league sports franchise, the Sacramento Kings officially broke ground Wednesday on their new $477 million downtown arena. The ceremonial groundbreaking at the demolished...
  • Starbucks teams with city to address community problems

    Starbucks teams with city to address community problems
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to meet over coffee at Starbucks to talk about youth employment, and she's inviting Baltimore residents, business people and community leaders to stop in. Baltimore is one of five U.S. cities teaming with Starbucks...
  • Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown

    Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown
    "Kevin, Kevin, come see us!" yelled a man pushing a stroller. "Yo, K.J., stop by the community garden!" urged a friend from the old neighborhood. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson beamed as he walked through the heart of Oak Park, a long-struggling...
  • California mayors urge governor to sign gun control bill

    California mayors urge governor to sign gun control bill
    A group representing 69 California mayors, including Los Angeles’ Eric Garcetti, sent a letter Wednesday to Gov. Jerry Brown, urging him to sign legislation that would make it easier to temporarily remove guns from individuals believed to be...
  • GOP 2016 contenders to court Mitt Romney's top donors in Utah

    Top donors to Mitt Romney’s two presidential campaigns are gathering this week for the former Massachusetts governor’s annual retreat in Park City, where they will get a fresh look at many of the top potential 2016 contenders. New Jersey...