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  • Donald Sterling should give up the 'long war' over Clippers

     Donald Sterling should give up the 'long war' over Clippers
    Back in May, the controversy over Donald Sterling's ownership of the L.A. Clippers suddenly morphed from a dispute between Sterling and the NBA over his offensive racial comments into a bitter legal squabble between Sterling and his wife over whether he...
  • For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'

    For Lakers' Byron Scott, it's ready to go time, if not 'Showtime'
    The touch of irony was there for all to see. Mike D'Antoni embraced the "Showtime" concept when he took the Lakers coaching job two years ago, saying he would love to employ the fun-and-run style that made them champions five times in the 1980s. But...
  • Early Team USA take on Derrick Rose: 'Phenomenal'

    Early Team USA take on Derrick Rose: 'Phenomenal'
    LAS VEGAS — You can't play only 10 NBA games in 27 months without experiencing some setbacks in a comeback. So, yes, Derrick Rose will have some down days. Tuesday wasn't one of them. "He was phenomenal (Monday) and he was (Tuesday) too," USA...
  • Doug McDermott profiting from Select team play

    Doug McDermott profiting from Select team play
    LAS VEGAS — The welcome-to-the-NBA moments keep coming for Doug McDermott, whether in the form of guarding Klay Thompson off a screen or unfounded trade rumors. McDermott, whose calmness under pressure is as apparent as his shooting ability,...
  • Donald Sterling to keep up fight over Clippers, attorney says

     Donald Sterling to keep up fight over Clippers, attorney says
    A day after a wide-ranging defeat in court that cleared a path for the Clippers to be sold for $2 billion, Donald Sterling hasn't given up. "The ruling yesterday only reinforced to him that he has to continue fighting," Sterling attorney Bobby Samini...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 7/31 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    Noon    Tennis: Men’s Kitzbuhel quarterfinals (d. in Austria).--Tennis Ch. 1 p.m.    Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Detroit.--WGN 2 p.m.    Golf: WGC Bridgestone Invitational first round (in Akron, Ohio).--Golf 4 p.m.    Commonwealth Games:...
  • Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear

    Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear
    The Dodgers may be invisible to most of their fans, but their desperation to dodge the overwhelming criticism of their massively botched TV deal has become palpable. In the latest news, the Dodgers and partner Time Warner Cable — the new Laurel...
  • What happens when muscle cramps become debilitating?

    The cramping began in Maggie Barton's toes during a tennis playoff match six summers ago. It swept up her body like a torrent, overtaking her calves and her entire body, leaving in its wake excruciating pain and an inability to move her arms. "My arms...
  • Lakers use balance of 'room exception' on Xavier Henry

    For the first time since 1996, the Lakers this summer went under the salary cap, using their spending power to acquire Jeremy Lin in trade from the Houston Rockets and sign Nick Young to a four-year, $21.3-million contract. Once the team climbed back...
  • Maurice Harkless won't play for Puerto Rico's national team this summer

    Maurice Harkless has chosen not to play for Puerto Rico’s national basketball team this summer. The 21-year-old Orlando Magic swingman originally was set to train with Puerto Rico’s team and represent the commonwealth during the upcoming...
  • Rose's 'confidence level is through the roof'

    Rose's 'confidence level is through the roof'
    LAS VEGAS — In this artificial city where hope can disappear as easily as coins in a slot machine, a man of substance is working to regain his magic. You remember public address announcer Tommy Edwards' pregame call at the United Center: From...