| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The Sports Xchange
Report: Clippers' Griffin has small back fracture Last week, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin passed on playing for the U.S. national team this summer.
On Monday, a possible reason emerged.
According to ESPNLosAngeles.com,...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:17 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The Chicago Bulls have agreed to terms with guard Kirk Hinrich, according to league sources.
Hinrich, who has spent nine of his 11 NBA seasons with the Bulls, averaged 9.1 points and 3.9 assists in 73 games last season. He is a favorite...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Veteran small forward Paul Pierce will sign a two-year contract with the Washington Wizards, according to ESPN.
Pierce will reportedly join Washington on a full mid-level exception worth $11 million over two years. He can opt out after the first year....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:21 AM
USA basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo confirmed the 19-player roster for the national team, headlined by 2012 gold medalists Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kevin Love and Anthony Davis.
The roster for the 2014 USA World Cup Team will be selected from...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Times change, attitudes change and — sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them.
The U.S. Patent Office's decision to cancel six federal trademark registrations the Redskins own on the grounds that the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trevor Ariza will join the Houston Rockets as part of a three-team trade also involving the New Orleans Pelicans and Washington Wizards.
Houston will send center Omer Asik, forward Omri Casspi and cash considerations to New Orleans.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Regardless of whether or not the Bulls use their 16th and 19th picks in Thursday's NBA draft, drafting well never has been more essential.
General manager Gar Forman said at last month's draft combine that if the Bulls "want to try to create more cap...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
WASHINGTON -- Joel Chiles remembers taking his youngest son, Ian, to a carnival many years ago.
Ian was 10 years old, and he wanted to play the basketball game in which you win a prize for a certain amount of made shots. Joel gave Ian three $1 bills...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase.
When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over.
It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:17 PM
When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man.
Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March.
Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Trevor Ariza will be in the market for a new home come July 1 when the NBA free agency period begins. In the meantime, however, the former Laker and UCLA Bruin has settled for a home sale.
Sale of the custom Mediterranean, found at the Reserve at...