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  • Fans back California Chrome's cause

    Fans back California Chrome's cause
    Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
  • Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots

    Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots
    The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
  • Tim Duncan, LeBron James hungry for new title as NBA Finals arrive

     Tim Duncan, LeBron James hungry for new title as NBA Finals arrive
    There was only the slightest hint of musculature in LeBron James' arms when Tim Duncan carried the San Antonio Spurs to their first NBA title. The moment was so long ago that Duncan used a hand-held camcorder to document the celebration. James, watching...
  • World Cup continues: Guelaguetza or Rosalind's?

    World Cup continues: Guelaguetza or Rosalind's?
    Mexico v. Cameroon, Friday 9 a.m. Cameroon’s national team, friends assure me, is more or less the Boston Celtics of African soccer, with Samuel Eto’o as its aging Larry Bird. The team has over the years gone on mini-strikes until they...
  • Pacers' George on Stephenson's LeBron comments: 'He's barking up wrong tree'

    Pacers' George on Stephenson's LeBron comments: 'He's barking up wrong tree'
    Hours before facing the Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Indiana Pacers wanted to focus on game preparations and how to avoid making the same mistakes that allowed Miami to rally back from a 15-point deficit on Saturday night. But at...
  • Lance Stephenson continues his physical hijinks with LeBron, slaps Cole's head | Video

    Lance Stephenson continues his physical hijinks with LeBron, slaps Cole's head | Video
    MIAMI—Lance Stephenson expected he’d get special treatment from Heat fans on Friday night. And it didn’t take long for the Indiana Pacers guard to hear plenty of jeering when he stepped on the court for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference...
  • Report: Vogel to return as Pacers coach

    Report: Vogel to return as Pacers coach
    The Indiana Pacers plan to bring back head coach Frank Vogel next season, according to Yahoo Sports. The Pacers went 56-26 in the regular season and reached the Eastern Conference finals as the No. 1 seed. However, they were eliminated Friday by the...
  • Report: Free agent forward Marion joining Cavaliers, James

    Report: Free agent forward Marion joining Cavaliers, James
    Forward Shawn Marion informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he intends to sign a free-agent deal with them this month, even though the team can only pay him the league's minimum salary, according to ESPN.com. Marion, 36, reportedly wants to play...
  • Paul George recovering after surgery on his fractured right leg

    Indiana Pacers star Paul George was on the road to recovery Saturday after having surgery on his right leg, which was fractured during a freak fall on Friday during a Team USA basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas. George landed awkwardly against the...
  • In wake of George's injury, Bulls still support Rose playing for U.S.

    LAS VEGAS — Any NBA team employee's worst nightmare occurred Friday night in Las Vegas when Paul George's right leg buckled against the basket stanchion, his fibula and tibia fractured and his 2014-15 season likely over before it started. USA...
  • Haugh: In the Wake of the Web

    Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnist  David Haugh. For openers ... As Paul George landed Friday night against the basket stanchion in Las Vegas, his right leg below the knee snapped to a nearly 90-degree angle, a...