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  • Clippers' Blake Griffin could be ready to return as early as Sunday

    Clippers' Blake Griffin could be ready to return as early as Sunday
    Blake Griffin has intensified his workouts since undergoing elbow surgery and could return as soon as Sunday, which would qualify as perfect timing for the Clippers and the NBA. The Clippers play the Golden State Warriors, the team with the best...
  • Adam Silver: Reducing back-to-backs and 4 games in 5 nights is a priority

    Adam Silver: Reducing back-to-backs and 4 games in 5 nights is a priority
    NEW YORK — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said league officials want to reduce the number of back-to-back games and come as close as possible to eliminating instances of four games in five nights as early as the 2015-16 season. "It's a math...
  • On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?

    On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?
    The Daily News reports that the Yankees might offer Yankee Stadium as the setting for an Alex Rodriguez public apology/news conference. It will be great, we're sure. We'll always remember the speech by Lou Gehrig in 1939, Derek Jeter's closing the old...
  • NBA's Young Talent On Display

    NEW YORK — Kobe Bryant won't play in Sunday's All-Star game, his season already over because of a shoulder injury. Dwyane Wade will also skip it because of a sore hamstring. Carmelo Anthony is here, a reasonable expectation because the New York...
  • Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson brings NBA showmanship to White House

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson brings NBA showmanship to White House
    President Obama is used to getting a very earnest, often heartfelt introduction from a nervous ordinary person before he takes the podium for a speech. But on Friday, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson broke the mold. Introducing the president at a...
  • Baltimore mayor seeks more federal aid to combat police misconduct

    Baltimore mayor seeks more federal aid to combat police misconduct
    As calls persist for greater police accountability in communities across the nation, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told a White House panel Tuesday that the city needs money for increased training and body cameras, and to add supervisors to the office...
  • Rawlings-Blake to testify in D.C. about policing in Baltimore

    Rawlings-Blake to testify in D.C. about policing in Baltimore
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to testify Tuesday afternoon at the first public listening session of President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing to discuss "building trust and legitimacy between police and the communities they...
  • Young teammates see LeBron James as somewhat of a sage

    Young teammates see LeBron James as somewhat of a sage
    An hour after Cleveland suffered its worst defeat of the season, a 29-point blowout to Atlanta on Wednesday night, LeBron James sat in a chair on the baseline with a cold drink in his hand and watched his young teammate, point guard Kyrie Irving, work...
  • 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...
  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    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.):...
  • 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...