| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:59 PM
The Houston Rockets signed former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell, who made the ACC’s all-defensive team as a senior and sparked the Cavaliers to the conference regular-season and tournament titles.
He played for the Rockets in the Orlando...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
MIAMI --- Erik Spoelstra, el circunspecto dirigente del Heat de Miami, aseguró que la tomó menos de 10 minutos recuperarse del shock que le produjo la noticia de la partida de LeBron James a Cleveland.
“Fueron menos de 10 minutos. Tras saber...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
While Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Miley Cyrus and other pop music stars are wondering whether they'll walk away with honors from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, another contender looking to emerge a winner isn't a person at all: the Forum in Inglewood....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Trayvon Reed’s career as a Maryland basketball player has ended before it even began, after his arrest Wednesday night in College Park caused the athletic department to prohibit him from enrolling in classes.
In a brief statement released Friday...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:57 PM
George Sluizer, 82, the Dutch filmmaker who directed River Phoenix's last movie, "Dark Blood," died Saturday "after a long illness," according to organizers of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Caldwell Jones, 64, a rail-thin center/power forward who helped the Philadelphia 76ers reach the NBA Finals three times, died Sunday of a heart attack in Decatur, Ga. The 76ers announced his death.
One of four brothers to play professional basketball,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The National Basketball Assn. has renewed its contracts with ESPN and Turner Broadcasting for nine years, the networks said on Monday.
Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the contracts said the NBA will receive...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Washington’s center DeJuan Blair, power forward Nene Hilario, center Daniel Orton and shooting guard Xavier Silas will all miss the Wizards’ regular-season opener on Oct. 29 at Miami after receiving one-game suspensions for leaving the bench...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:45 PM
On Monday and Tuesday, Tom Thibodeau said the following, sometimes without prompting:
• "Are we putting the work in that's necessary to compete well? That's what the good teams do. I've been around a long time. I know what should go into a season."...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:44 PM
As usual, LeBron James commanded all the attention.
The assembled media -- an estimated 100 microphones and television cameras -- waited Thursday for him to enter the steamy gym at Flemengo, an all-sports complex just outside downtown. When he arrived,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Chris Bosh thought he was done discussing it.
And then he made some comments many interpreted as a shot at a former teammate.
So there was Bosh again once again addressing LeBron James after the Miami Heat's first practice Thursday in Brazil. Bosh...