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  • World Cup fever in Chicago, U.S., but what's next?

    A decade ago, when Northwestern men's soccer coach Tim Lenahan had "favorite shirt day" at his summer camp in Evanston, the kids showed up in McMahon, Jordan and Sosa jerseys. At favorite shirt day this month, the kids were wearing jerseys proclaiming...
  • Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better

    Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better
    NEW YORK — LeBron James saw what he did. We all saw what he did. As a junior, Shabazz Napier pulled one overtime rabbit out of a hat after another. As a senior, Napier took a team that nobody picked for the Final Four and led UConn to a national...
  • 'Big Brother' Rolls Thursday; NBA Draft Hits High for ESPN

    CBS' "Big Brother" dominated in its second night, nearly drawing as many young adults as the combined firstrun offerings on ABC, NBC and Fox during Thursday's middle hour. The night also saw a fairly good return for ABC's documentary series "NY Med" and...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley

    UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley
    NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner. Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
  • Report: Heat's Haslem opts out of contract

    Report: Heat's Haslem opts out of contract
    Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem opted out of his contract Saturday and will become a free agent July 1, but made the move to give the team more salary cap flexibility, according to Bleacher Report. Haslem was due to make $4.62 million next season. By...
  • Here are some possible free-agent targets for the Orlando Magic

    Here are some possible free-agent targets for the Orlando Magic
    The 2014 NBA free-agency period is just hours away. Teams may begin contacting free agents at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, but no new free-agent deals can be signed — and no trades can be completed — until July 10. The Magic are going to need to...
  • Germany beats Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

    Germany beats Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- When the final whistle sounded, Mario Goetze disappeared under a dogpile of German teammates in the middle of the field. Argentina’s Lionel Messi, meanwhile, ran his left hand over his face and hair, sidestepped the...
  • NBA roundup: Spurs sign Parker to extension

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Spurs sign Parker to extension The San Antonio Spurs signed point guard Tony Parker to a multiyear contract extension on Friday. The team did not disclose terms of the deal. Parker was due to make $12.5 million next...
  • Dwyane Wade ready for new Heat era without LeBron James

    Dwyane Wade ready for new Heat era without LeBron James
    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade had a hunch. When he and LeBron James shared a flight from Las Vegas last month, he could tell there was something different about his former teammate. All it took was noticing James’ body language. “Yeah,...
  • King James returns home

    King James returns home
    If you're from the Midwest, you probably hated LeBron James. Who didn't? Not true hatred, of course. I'm talking about sports hatred. It's not something you act on. But it's bitter, and it just sits there on your heart as you watch that other team...
  • Milwaukee Bucks reportedly reach deal to acquire Jason Kidd

    In one of the more bizarre developments in recent NBA history, Jason Kidd lost 21 of his first 31 games as a rookie coach with the Brooklyn Nets, rallied his team to make the Eastern Conference finals ... and is now reportedly headed to the Milwaukee...