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  • WNBA playoff field set, LA-Minnesota meet in first round

    WNBA playoff field set, LA-Minnesota meet in first round

    Monday, August 20 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-20 13:48:07 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-08-20 22:50:54 GMT
    (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP). CORRECTS DATELINE TO MINNEAPOLIS INSTEAD OF ST. PAUL, MINN. - Head coach Cheryl Reeve, left, speaks with Lindsay Whalen Lindsay Whalen following her last regular season game for the Minnesota Lynx Sunday, A...(Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP). CORRECTS DATELINE TO MINNEAPOLIS INSTEAD OF ST. PAUL, MINN. - Head coach Cheryl Reeve, left, speaks with Lindsay Whalen Lindsay Whalen following her last regular season game for the Minnesota Lynx Sunday, A...
    The WNBA playoffs are set after a wild, unpredictable regular season came to an end Sunday.More
    The WNBA playoffs are set after a wild, unpredictable regular season came to an end Sunday.More
  • Bob Bass, former GM in San Antonio and Charlotte, dead at 89

    Bob Bass, former GM in San Antonio and Charlotte, dead at 89

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:21:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:58:24 GMT
    Bob Bass, the former San Antonio and Charlotte general manager who was an integral part of the front office for most of the Spurs' first 20 years in South Texas, has died at 89.More
    Bob Bass, the former San Antonio and Charlotte general manager who was an integral part of the front office for most of the Spurs' first 20 years in South Texas, has died at 89.More
  • Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:28:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:42:29 GMT
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.More
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.More
  • UConn greats expect program to climb back to elite status

    UConn greats expect program to climb back to elite status

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:56:58 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:00:13 GMT
    (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, photo, former UConn head basketball coach Jim Calhoun wraps his arm around former UConn and NBA star Ray Allen during Connecticut's alumni basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Calhoun...(Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, photo, former UConn head basketball coach Jim Calhoun wraps his arm around former UConn and NBA star Ray Allen during Connecticut's alumni basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Calhoun...
    Don't tell Jim Calhoun or his former players that UConn is no longer an elite basketball program.More
    Don't tell Jim Calhoun or his former players that UConn is no longer an elite basketball program.More
  • Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

    Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:05:22 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:22:56 GMT
    Carmelo Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets.More
    Carmelo Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets.More
  • Lynx star, Minnesota legend: Whalen to retire from WNBA

    Lynx star, Minnesota legend: Whalen to retire from WNBA

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:19:10 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:08:42 GMT
    Minnesota Lynx star Lindsay Whalen says she'll retire at the end of the season.More
    Minnesota Lynx star Lindsay Whalen says she'll retire at the end of the season.More
  • Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks

    Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks

    Saturday, August 11 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-08-11 07:01:48 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:15:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Maria Vadeeva passes the ball during the team's WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm in Seattle. While she's a rookie to the WNBA, Vadeeva has bee...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Maria Vadeeva passes the ball during the team's WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm in Seattle. While she's a rookie to the WNBA, Vadeeva has bee...
    Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League.More
    Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League.More
  • Krzyzewski: No 'plan of execution' for NCAA hoops reforms

    Krzyzewski: No 'plan of execution' for NCAA hoops reforms

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:13:28 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:49:41 GMT
    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn't think the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough.More
    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn't think the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough.More
  • Disney says its new streaming service won't rival Netflix

    Disney says its new streaming service won't rival Netflix

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-08-07 21:25:28 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:06:02 GMT
    Disney's earnings grew in the latest quarter, but results missed expectations, as the company paid more for NBA sports rights at ESPN and saw lower licensing revenue from "Spider-Man" and "Cars.".More
    Disney's earnings grew in the latest quarter, but results missed expectations, as the company paid more for NBA sports rights at ESPN and saw lower licensing revenue from "Spider-Man" and "Cars.".More
  • Hoops coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

    Hoops coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:24:32 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:36:37 GMT
    Police say a college basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who knocked on his car window thinking it was his Uber ride.More
    Police say a college basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who knocked on his car window thinking it was his Uber ride.More
  • Only 1 spot left in WNBA playoffs, but seeds up for grabs

    Only 1 spot left in WNBA playoffs, but seeds up for grabs

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:56:18 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:58:30 GMT
    (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP, File). FILE - In this June 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes (15) celebrates making a shot and drawing the foul during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm i...(Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP, File). FILE - In this June 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes (15) celebrates making a shot and drawing the foul during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm i...
    Only one spot is left in the WNBA playoffs with seven teams having already clinched postseason berths.More
    Only one spot is left in the WNBA playoffs with seven teams having already clinched postseason berths.More
  • NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

    NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-08-08 18:23:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:48:12 GMT
    College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal.More
    College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal.More
  • Iran's Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

    Iran's Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-08-05 11:56:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:58:57 GMT
    Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in on a spat between President Donald Trump and basketball star LeBron James.More
    Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in on a spat between President Donald Trump and basketball star LeBron James.More
  • James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight NBA TV schedule

    James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight NBA TV schedule

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-08 18:22:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-08-09 02:14:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry goes to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, during the second half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland. C...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry goes to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, during the second half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland. C...
    NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, Kevin Durant and the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of...More
    NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, Kevin Durant and the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league's national television schedule.More
  • The Latest: Agents land a place in NCAA rule reforms

    The Latest: Agents land a place in NCAA rule reforms

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:51:23 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-08-08 23:13:27 GMT
    The NCAA is adopting changes it hopes will improve its enforcement process when handling cases of rules violations.More
    The NCAA is adopting changes it hopes will improve its enforcement process when handling cases of rules violations.More
  • 3rd-party hopeful brings cash to race with Utah congressman

    3rd-party hopeful brings cash to race with Utah congressman

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-08-08 20:41:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-08 22:23:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop speaks on the Senate floor at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. A northern Utah candidate for a new centrist third-party is trying to drum u...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop speaks on the Senate floor at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. A northern Utah candidate for a new centrist third-party is trying to drum u...
    A candidate for a new, moderate third-party is bringing a trove of cash and a little Mormon humor to a northern Utah congressional race against a longtime Republican incumbent.More
    A candidate for a new, moderate third-party is bringing a trove of cash and a little Mormon humor to a northern Utah congressional race against a longtime Republican incumbent.More
  • Harlem Globetrotter makes trick shot from airplane

    Harlem Globetrotter makes trick shot from airplane

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-08-08 16:05:14 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:51:39 GMT
    Harlem Globetrotters star Bull Bullard makes a trick basketball shot from an airplane.More
    Harlem Globetrotters star Bull Bullard makes a trick basketball shot from an airplane.More
  • Las Vegas Aces lose 2 games in 1 day _ on and off the court

    Las Vegas Aces lose 2 games in 1 day _ on and off the court

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:50:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-08-08 16:16:47 GMT
    (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, file photo, Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer, left, offers his opinion on a call to official Fatou Cissoko-Stevens during the first half of WNBA basketball game action a...(Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, file photo, Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer, left, offers his opinion on a call to official Fatou Cissoko-Stevens during the first half of WNBA basketball game action a...
    The Las Vegas Aces lost two games in a single day _ one on the court, another for refusing to take the court.More
    The Las Vegas Aces lost two games in a single day _ one on the court, another for refusing to take the court.More
  • NBC has best ratings week for a network in 2 months

    NBC has best ratings week for a network in 2 months

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:44:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-08-08 11:38:29 GMT
    NBC had the best showing of a network since ABC broadcast the NBA Finals two months ago.More
    NBC had the best showing of a network since ABC broadcast the NBA Finals two months ago.More
  • Las Vegas forfeits WNBA game canceled over travel delays

    Las Vegas forfeits WNBA game canceled over travel delays

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-07 17:02:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:53:58 GMT
    WNBA rules Las Vegas Aces must forfeit game against Washington that was canceled.More
    WNBA rules Las Vegas Aces must forfeit game against Washington that was canceled.More
  • 'Charmed' makers defend reboot, tout its ethnic diversity

    'Charmed' makers defend reboot, tout its ethnic diversity

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-08-07 04:16:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-08-07 21:46:12 GMT
    (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). Executive producers Jessica O'Toole, from back row left, Jennie Snyder Urman, Amy Rardin, and from front row left, Ellen Tamaki, Rupert Evans, Sarah Jeffery, Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock and Ser'Darius Blain par...(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). Executive producers Jessica O'Toole, from back row left, Jennie Snyder Urman, Amy Rardin, and from front row left, Ellen Tamaki, Rupert Evans, Sarah Jeffery, Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock and Ser'Darius Blain par...
    The makers and cast of 'Charmed' told a TV critics meeting the CW reboot is a show for its time, tackling modern issues with ethnically diverse characters.More
    The makers and cast of 'Charmed' told a TV critics meeting the CW reboot is a show for its time, tackling modern issues with ethnically diverse characters.More
  • NJ senator calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racist

    NJ senator calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racist

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-08-07 12:28:10 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-08-07 21:23:15 GMT
    New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump's attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior.More
    New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump's attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior.More
  • Michigan's Beilein has successful double bypass surgery

    Michigan's Beilein has successful double bypass surgery

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-08-07 16:45:56 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:45:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE- In a Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, Michigan head coach John Beilein watches during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against the Indiana in Ann Arbor, Mich. Coach Beilein has undergone a double-bypass heart proce...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE- In a Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, Michigan head coach John Beilein watches during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against the Indiana in Ann Arbor, Mich. Coach Beilein has undergone a double-bypass heart proce...
    Michigan basketball coach John Beilein undergoes double-bypass heart procedure, expected to make full recovery.More
    Michigan basketball coach John Beilein undergoes double-bypass heart procedure, expected to make full recovery.More
  • LeBron James adds Showtime doc to his small-screen portfolio

    LeBron James adds Showtime doc to his small-screen portfolio

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:06:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-07 17:27:05 GMT
    LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is churning out content for the small screen.More
    LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is churning out content for the small screen.More
  • LeBron's Ohio school would welcome visit from first lady

    LeBron's Ohio school would welcome visit from first lady

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-08-07 15:02:40 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-07 15:52:18 GMT
    An Ohio public school that LeBron James helped create says it would welcome a visit from first lady Melania Trump, who broached the idea after her husband insulted the NBA star on Twitter.More
    An Ohio public school that LeBron James helped create says it would welcome a visit from first lady Melania Trump, who broached the idea after her husband insulted the NBA star on Twitter.More
  • Scientists: 1st sighting of dolphin hybrid is no 'wholphin'

    Scientists: 1st sighting of dolphin hybrid is no 'wholphin'

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-07-31 06:14:29 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-07 14:18:12 GMT
    (Kimberly A. Wood/Cascadia Research via AP). This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin, in the foreground, swimming next to a melon-headed dolphin near Kauai, Hawaii....(Kimberly A. Wood/Cascadia Research via AP). This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin, in the foreground, swimming next to a melon-headed dolphin near Kauai, Hawaii....
    In a study published last week, scientists say the animal spotted off the island of Kauai in August 2017 appears to be the first record of a hybrid involving either species.More
    In a study published last week, scientists say the animal spotted off the island of Kauai in August 2017 appears to be the first record of a hybrid involving either species.More
  • Shaq's son, Shareef O'Neal, to play basketball at UCLA

    Shaq's son, Shareef O'Neal, to play basketball at UCLA

    Monday, August 6 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-08-06 18:59:06 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-08-07 01:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, Crossroads forward Shareef O'Neal, center, goes to the basket against Alameda center Kinglsey Obiorah, right, during the second half of the Division II boys high school champ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, Crossroads forward Shareef O'Neal, center, goes to the basket against Alameda center Kinglsey Obiorah, right, during the second half of the Division II boys high school champ...
    UCLA has landed forward Shareef O'Neal for the Bruins' basketball team.More
    UCLA has landed forward Shareef O'Neal for the Bruins' basketball team.More
  • Stewart, Howard help Storm beat Liberty 96-80

    Stewart, Howard help Storm beat Liberty 96-80

    Monday, August 6 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-08-06 17:19:19 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-08-06 18:12:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Seattle Storm's Jordin Canada stumbles as she is fouled by New York Liberty's Amanda Zahui B in a WNBA basketball game, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Seattle Storm's Jordin Canada stumbles as she is fouled by New York Liberty's Amanda Zahui B in a WNBA basketball game, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in New York.
    Breanna Stewart scored 32 points to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 96-80 on Monday afternoon camp day game.More
    Breanna Stewart scored 32 points to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 96-80 on Monday afternoon camp day game.More
  • Trump passes on opportunity to criticize James at Ohio rally

    Trump passes on opportunity to criticize James at Ohio rally

    Sunday, August 5 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-08-05 04:55:55 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-08-06 13:20:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phil Long, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2018 file photo LeBron James listens to a question at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. President Donald Trump is turning his wrath on the basketbal...(AP Photo/Phil Long, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2018 file photo LeBron James listens to a question at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. President Donald Trump is turning his wrath on the basketbal...
    President Donald Trump has insulted NBA star LeBron James from afar but he passed up an opportunity to criticize him on his own turf.More
    President Donald Trump has insulted NBA star LeBron James from afar but he passed up an opportunity to criticize him on his own turf.More
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