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Ex-NBA player Rex Chapman accused of shoplifting

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple s…

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Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the te…

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LeBron banner could rise again in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 10-story tall LeBron James could tower over downtown again.

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FIBA: Players can wear religious head coverings

International basketball's governing body said Tuesday that players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turban…

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Amusement park won't rename coaster 'King James'

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coa…

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US basketball reigns in Spain, awaits Rio Olympics

US basketball reigns in Spain, awaits Rio Olympics

MADRID (AP) — It feels like so long ago, though it's been only a decade.

September 15, 2014 10:48 am Photos

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Dream Team, Barcelona Games continue to impact NBA

Dream Team, Barcelona Games continue to impact NBA

Officially, it was the U.S. Olympic team, together for just a few weeks.

September 15, 2014 2:48 am Photos

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USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia

USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia

MADRID (AP) — With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. …

September 14, 2014 4:39 pm Photos

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Mercury in good shape after 3rd WNBA title

Mercury in good shape after 3rd WNBA title

PHOENIX (AP) — When the Phoenix Mercury used their No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft to select Brittney Griner, they became instant favorit…

September 13, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Hawks apologize for racially charged comments

Hawks apologize for racially charged comments

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization "did not …

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Mercury finish sweep of Sky for third WNBA title

Mercury finish sweep of Sky for third WNBA title

CHICAGO (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury were without star center Brittney Griner. However, they still had Diana Taurasi.

September 12, 2014 10:42 pm Photos

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Mercury finish sweep of Sky for third WNBA title

Mercury finish sweep of Sky for third WNBA title

CHICAGO (AP) — Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each and the Phoenix Mercury, playing without star center Brittney Griner, be…

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Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racial…

September 12, 2014 7:20 pm Photos

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US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Madrid awaits. Spain doesn't.

September 11, 2014 5:01 pm Photos

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US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter…

September 11, 2014 3:05 pm Photos

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US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter…

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Phoenix hopes to close out Chicago in WNBA Final

Phoenix hopes to close out Chicago in WNBA Final

After dominating the Chicago Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi and her Phoenix Mercury know that closing out the se…

September 11, 2014 2:54 pm Photos

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Phoenix hopes to close out Chicago in WNBA Final

Phoenix hopes to close out Chicago in WNBA Final

After dominating the Chicago Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi and her Phoenix Mercury know closing out the series …

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George apologizes for Twitter comments on Ray Rice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NBA star Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apol…

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Coach K: Basketball World Cup is big deal

Coach K: Basketball World Cup is big deal

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The name was changed to sound more like soccer. The date was changed to get away from soccer.

September 10, 2014 2:18 pmLoading…

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