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  • Chad: Bedfellows in NBA are a conflict of interest

    How is it in the best interest of the NBA to have Phil Jackson running the Knicks and Jeanie Buss running the Lakers?


  • Hawks rout Pacers, boost playoff hopes

    NBA: Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks’ 107-88 rout of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of …


  • Player arrested again

    MEDINA, Minn. – Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham was arrested Sunday for the second time in less than a week, booked for suspicion of making terrorist threats just days after …


  • Briefs: Boston clinches No. 1 seed in Eastern Conference

    NHL: Johnny Boychuk scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:06 left in the third period, Milan Lucic had two goals and the Boston Bruins clinched the Eastern Conference’s best record with …


  • Bobcats clinch playoffs with OT win over Cavs

    Al Jefferson scored 24 points, including seven in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats clinched a playoff spot with a 96-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night in Cleveland. …


  • Timberwolves stymie Heat in double OT

    NBA: Corey Brewer hit one of two free throws with 1.8 seconds left in the second overtime, and the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Miami Heat 122-121 on Friday night. …


  • Thunder end Spurs’ 19-game winning streak

    NBA: Kevin Durant scored 28 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat visiting San Antonio 106-94 on Thursday night, ending the Spurs’ winning streak at 19 games. Russell Westbrook …


  • Bruins win ninth straight road game

    NHL: Patrice Bergeron scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and also tallied in the shootout to help the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers …


  • Former Zags star Sacre upbeat despite Lakers’ awful season

    It’s easy to understand why former Gonzaga University star Robert Sacre is overlooked, even though he’s one of only four Lakers under contract after June.


  • In brief: Sixers win, end record-tying losing streak

    Basketball: The Philadelphia 76ers snapped their NBA record-tying, 26-game losing streak, routing the Detroit Pistons 123-98 on Saturday in Philadelphia to avoid establishing a new longest skid in U.S. major …


  • Love hurts Lakers with triple-double

    NBA: Kevin Love had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career triple-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves hammered the woeful Los Angeles Lakers 143-107 on Friday night …


  • 76ers on cusp of NBA record 27th straight loss

    The Philadelphia 76ers are on the cusp of winning the NBA’s version of The Biggest Loser. Think of all the can’t-watch-this bad basketball in the league’s history. The seven-win Charlotte …


  • In brief: Sixers tie record for longest losing streak at 26

    NBA: The Philadelphia 76ers tied the NBA record with their 26th straight loss Thursday night, as James Harden’s triple-double led the Houston Rockets to a 120-98 victory. Harden had 26 …


  • 76ers on brink tying NBA record for futility

    They are a loss away from becoming the Philadelphia 26ers. As in, losers of 26 in a row. A skid that would match the longest losing streak in NBA history …


  • Pacers use late rally to beat Heat 84-83

    NBA: Paul George scored 23 points and Roy Hibbert had 21, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a seven-point fourth-quarter deficit for an 84-83 victory over the visiting Miami Heat …


  • After 3 months apart, Heat, Pacers to meet again

    No one needs tell the Miami Heat the importance of grabbing No. 1 seeds. The Heat beat the Indiana Pacers and the San Antonio Spurs in the final two rounds …


  • Two for the money

    Adam Silver said he’s heard the “Bill Gates theory” numerous times: You shouldn’t be required to attend college to become a millionaire. But the new NBA commissioner believes basketball players …


  • Bulls extend Sixers’ losing streak to 24

    NBA: The Philadelphia 76ers’ long losing streak continued and so did their march toward the wrong kind of record. Joakim Noah finished with 20 points, Jimmy Butler scored 17, and …


  • Knicks open Jackson era with win

    NBA: Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points and the New York Knicks opened the Phil Jackson era by beating the visiting Indiana Pacers 92-86 Wednesday night for their seventh straight victory. …


  • In Brief: Colts owner facing felony charges

    NFL: Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is known in NFL circles as a tough businessman and eccentric billionaire who enjoys interacting with fans about his beloved team. He may end …


  • Allen helps Heat rally past Rockets

    NBA: Ray Allen scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter on a milestone day for the veteran, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade each scored 24 and the …


  • Pacers rally from 25 down to win in OT

    NBA: Paul George scored 30 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 25-point second-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-104 in overtime on Saturday night in Auburn Hills, …


  • Celtics pleased with Olynyk’s progression

    Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge stood in the middle of a tunnel near the Orleans Arena court, waiting for the postgame celebration to conclude following Gonzaga’s win over BYU in …


  • Former NBA All-Star Lacey dies at 66

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sam Lacey, a former NBA All-Star who made Kansas City his home in recent years after spending most of career with the Kansas City Kings, has …


  • In brief: Nuggets upset suddenly cold Heat

    NBA: Kenneth Faried scored 24 points, Darrell Arthur led a big effort from Denver’s bench with 18, and the visiting Nuggets beat the suddenly reeling Miami Heat 111-107 on Friday …


  • Jackson joins Knicks

    Phil Jackson will be introduced as the newest member of the New York Knicks’ front office Tuesday morning, according to a person familiar with the negotiations between the 11-time champion …


  • Newsmakers

    Announced The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday guard Klay Thompson will miss today’s game against Cleveland to attend the funeral of his grandfather in the Bahamas. The team says Thompson’s …


  • Pierce helps Nets withstand the Heat to win

    NBA: Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 29 points in the third quarter, Mirza Teletovic scored 17 off the bench and the visiting Brooklyn Nets beat Miami for the third …


  • In Brief: Terrapins stun Cavaliers

    Men’s Basketball: Maryland closed out its 61st and final Atlantic Coast Conference regular season in stunning fashion, outlasting No. 5 Virginia 75-69 in overtime Sunday to end the Cavaliers’ 13-game …


  • Bobrovsky blocks 28 in Columbus’ win

    NHL: Artem Anisimov scored with 6:25 remaining in the third period and Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves to lead the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets to a 1-0 victory over the …

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