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  • NBA to re-evaluate international participation after Paul George injury

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league would re-open debate about the merits of participating in international events in the wake of Paul George's gruesome injury, but did not foresee a major shift in policy. George, an Indiana Pacers All-Star,...
  • Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time

    Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time
    Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle. Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
  • Paul George Tweets 'Thoughtless' Says Pacers President Larry Bird

    Indiana Pacers forward Paul George apologized Thursday for insensitive remarks made via Twitter in reaction to the NFL announcing the indefinite suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. "I want to apologize to all victims of domestic abuse...
  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
  • The greatest one-on-one sports rivalries

    The greatest one-on-one sports rivalries
    Like many storied rivalries from the past, the careers of Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will be forever linked. Although Brady is 10-4 in games against Manning’s teams — Indianapolis and Denver — since the 2004 playoffs they have...
  • David Stern, a real league leader

    David Stern, a real league leader
    Commissioner is a title far too limiting for David Stern. He has been part comedian, part dictator, part visionary, part man on a mission, and there's nothing Ron Artest's fists, Gilbert Arenas' guns or Allen Iverson's wardrobe could possibly do to stop...
  • East pulls out all the stops to beat West, 163-155, in All-Star game

    NEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke. Well, maybe a chuckle is in order. The East wasn't exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that featured a record 318 points and zero blocked shots, but it did manage to stop the...
  • Friendship brings Nick Young, Jordan Farmar together on the Lakers

    Friendship brings Nick Young, Jordan Farmar together on the Lakers
    It was a Christmas gift that never appeared on any star basketball player's wish list. Inside the hefty SAT study guide filled with algebra equations and vocabulary teasers was a letter from one high school friend to another, a message of hope for...
  • LeBron's no match for the early '90s

    LeBron's no match for the early '90s
    The two teams duking it out in the NBA Finals offer a stark contrast. The Miami Heat are a product of the NBA's new normal. I like to call it the "Super Friends Era"—a bunch of star players who were already friends and decided to play together....
  • Who's got playoff bragging rights: Chicago or Boston?

    Who's got playoff bragging rights: Chicago or Boston?
    When it comes to metropolitan bragging rights, nothing tops pro sports rivalries. These come in two forms: head-to-head battles and overall performance. With the Blackhawks and Bruins locked in a Stanley Cup Final showdown, hockey bragging rights are up...
  • 3-point showdown: Allie Quigley vs. Mr. Rec League

    3-point showdown: Allie Quigley vs. Mr. Rec League
    Think you could beat a WNBA player at a 3-point contest? I recently got the opportunity to prove my skills against the Sky's Allie Quigley, a 5-foot-10 sharpshooter, at Allstate Arena. We set up our showdown like the NBA All-Star game: 5 shots each from...