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  • Who can take down Kentucky in NCAA basketball tournament?

    Who can take down Kentucky in NCAA basketball tournament?
    Kentucky. Kentucky. Kentucky. The top-ranked Wildcats have been the talk of this college basketball season and are six victories away from an undefeated championship season. But it's too early to crown them just yet. The NCAA Tournament has taken down...
  • UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year

    UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year
    As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...
  • LeBron James passes Scottie Pippen on NBA all-time assists list

    LeBron James passes Scottie Pippen on NBA all-time assists list
    LeBron James made history Tuesday night during the Cleveland Cavaliers road game against the Detroit Pistons. In the second quarter, James made a behind-the-back assist on a 3-pointer scored by Kevin Love. The play resulted in James’s 6,136th...
  • Kobe Bryant confirms he wanted trade in 2007 to the Chicago Bulls

    Kobe Bryant confirms he wanted trade in 2007 to the Chicago Bulls
    Kobe Bryant demanded a trade from the Lakers back in 2007, but ultimately a deal was not struck, and the team went on to win two additional titles with Bryant as NBA Finals MVP. Where did Bryant want to go in trade? "Chicago was my No. 1 choice," said...
  • The Times' NBA rankings

    The Times' NBA rankings
    Barry Stavro ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. GOLDEN STATE: Warriors keep rolling, their 24-2 record at home is the best in the league. (1) 2. MEMPHIS: Mike Conley, never an All-Star, is...
  • Sports flashback: White Sox and Cubs spring trainings in French Lick

    Sports flashback: White Sox and Cubs spring trainings in French Lick
    The White Sox and Cubs have conducted spring training in many exotic places, but perhaps none so surprising — or with a more tantalizing name — than French Lick, Ind. Because of World War II travel restrictions, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain...
  • Hyde5: What Goran Dragic deal means to Heat

    Hyde5: What Goran Dragic deal means to Heat
    Goran Dragic to the Heat means they're a sure thing for the playoffs and potentially dangerous in them. Point guard has been a blatant problem for the Heat this year, and now a third-team All-NBA player from last year is inserted as the point guard....
  • Steve Kerr's choice of Warriors over Knicks working out nicely

    Steve Kerr's choice of Warriors over Knicks working out nicely
    NEW YORK — If Knicks President Phil Jackson had his way, Steve Kerr would be coaching at Madison Square Garden on a regular basis. Instead, Kerr roamed the sideline Sunday night for just the second time, coaching the West All-Stars eight days...
  • NBA season: It's for the Birds!

    NBA season: It's for the Birds!
    Whew, NBA players got what they wanted — a really, really long All-Star break. Tweeted Oklahoma City star/jokester Kevin Durant: "think during this @NBAAllStar break I'm going to get my law degree." There might not be quite enough time for that....
  • Greatest three-point contest ever at All-Star weekend? Very likely

    Greatest three-point contest ever at All-Star weekend? Very likely
    The phrase "greatest ever" gets tossed around without much heed in the sports world. However, it might actually apply to this year's three-point-shooting contest during the NBA's All-Star weekend. "I think it's the greatest field that we've seen,"...
  • Heat not allowed to extend Whiteside, will become unrestricted free agent in '16

    Heat not allowed to extend Whiteside, will become unrestricted free agent in '16
    The very contract that has made Hassan Whiteside such a bargain for the Miami Heat these next two seasons also will leave the Heat no recourse but to have to bid for him during 2016 free agency on no better than equal footing with most of the rest of...