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  • Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

    Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown
      The Miami Heat added veteran depth to their backcourt Wednesday with the signing of free-agent guard Shannon Brown.   Brown, who turns 29 on Nov. 29, recently was released by the New York Knicks.   The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4...
  • PRESS BOX: Clippers, Rivers agree to contract extension

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: Clippers, Rivers agree to contract extension Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers on Wednesday agreed to a contract extension through the end of the 2018-19 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed for Rivers, who...
  • On The Fly: Lowly Gators Outselling Lowly Huskies

    Florida isn't used to this. The Gators seat 88,548 but expect "only" 84,000 for Idaho Saturday. Writes Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Now, I don't know about you, but 84,000 sounds like a rather large gathering to see a team that won four times...
  • Sideline Chatter: One way to track yardage

    Well, that's one school record that will never be broken. Gabriel Jordan, playing in Arizona Christian University's first-ever NAIA football game, a 40-16 loss to Evangel U., muffed a punt, ran back into the end zone and picked it up. And returned it...
  • Lakers sign 46th overall pick, rookie guard Jordan Clarkson

      On Monday, the Lakers signed Jordan Clarkson, increasing the team's 2014-15 roster to 13 players. Clarkson was acquired by the Lakers for $1.8 million cash in a draft-day trade with the Washington Wizards in June. The University of Missouri...
  • Team USA routs Slovenia in final World Cup tune-up

    Team USA completed its preparations for the upcoming FIBA World Cup of Basketball with a 101-71 mauling of Slovenia on Tuesday. The U.S. team went undefeated (4-0) in warmup games ahead of the 24-nation event in Spain. Bulls star Derrick Rose scored...
  • Many With Connecticut Ties In Women's National Team Pool

    Many With Connecticut Ties In Women's National Team Pool
    Geno Auriemma will be again surrounded by familiar faces when USA Basketball opens training camp Sept. 8 for the FIBA World Championship in Turkey. Among those included in the pool of 27 players invited to tryout are former UConn All-Americans Bria...
  • Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia

    The Sports Xchange Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers will start at point guard for Team USA on Tuesday against Slovenia in its final tuneup heading into the FIBA World Cup. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said that...
  • UConn, Sun Represented On USA Invite List

        Former UConn All-Americans Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, current Husky All-American Breanna Stewart and Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike are among the 27 players who will begin training in defense of the USA's FIBA World Championship title on...
  • Giordano's opens new location in Glenview

    Giordano's opens new location in Glenview
    Those who attended the pre-opening party of the North Shore's first Giordano's Famous Stuffed Pizza could indulge in pizza samplings, get brand merchandise and shoot baskets with NBA legend Scottie Pippen — all free of charge. "The purpose of...
  • ASK IRA: Should Heat consider Hasheem Thabeet?

    ASK IRA: Should Heat consider Hasheem Thabeet?
    Q: Ira, all week you've been talking about the Heat lacking a rim protector and that's why the defense needs to be better. So what about Hasheem Thabeet now that he's going to be released by Philly? -- Thad. A: There is a reason Thabeet has bounced from...