| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Former Miami Heat center Greg Oden was arrested early Thursday morning in an Indianapolis suburb on suspicion of punching his ex-girlfriend, police said.
Police in Lawrence, Ind., were called to the home of one of Oden’s relatives around 3:30 a.m....
| Aug 3, 2014
If Pensacola Washington or North Fort Myers high school leaders were just looking for football coaches, they would have made a simple selection from a pile of résumés.
Each school, however, was in need of far more. The respective administrations were...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The Magic invited a couple hundred kids to the RDV Sportsplex on Thursday. Youngsters like Christopher Durant ran around, did pushups, situps, basketball drills and were given nutritional advice.
"Proteins, fruits and salads," the 13-year-old said. "And...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:33 PM
"The doubts were there," Alonzo Mourning admits.
You never would have known. Not through the gesticulations, the ferocity, the relentlessness he showed every night on the court for the Miami Heat.
But then you push past the veneer, in the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:37 PM
LAS VEGAS — Two summers ago, Anthony Davis served as the understudy, the practice player who had left Kentucky after one season and logged just 52 minutes as Team USA won gold at the London Olympics.
Davis, a Perspectives Charter graduate and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:44 PM
LAS VEGAS — In 2010, the Bulls hired Tom Thibodeau, Derrick Rose won a gold medal with Team USA and the front office overhauled a roster that produced 62 victories, a most valuable player award for Rose and a trip to the Eastern Conference finals....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The Miami Heat signed veteran forward Shawne Williams on Friday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
A six-year veteran, Williams spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers and their NBA D-League affiliate, Los Angeles Defenders. Williams...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
For the first time this offseason, Miami Heat President Pat Riley put his voice to the free-agency tumult that has reshaped his roster in the wake of the departure of forward LeBron James.
On the day the Heat formally announced the re-signing of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly want Thaddeus Young to become Kevin Love's replacement at power forward.
Minnesota is exploring trade options to acquire the 76ers veteran if it parts ways with the disgruntled Love, according to ESPN.com.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:56 PM
LAS VEGAS — Danté Exum emerged from the Utah Jazz locker room early Thursday night looking exhausted. He had just completed his fourth NBA Summer League game in seven days, but another obligation still remained.
About eight writers and cameramen...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Center Justin Hamilton is poised to become the 12th player under guaranteed contract to the Miami Heat, when his partial guarantee kicks in Friday.
Hamilton, an outside-shooting 7-footer who finished last season with the Heat, has an $816,000...