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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has been trying to keep a lid on his wife's health issues that caused him to be away from the team for three weeks, preferring to deal with the situation privately while keeping his eye on th…
Share Tweet"Whatever it takes." That's now the new motto for the Lakers (19-25) heading to tonight's matchup with the visiting New Orleans Hornets (15-29). The purple and gold is on a 2-game winning streak fueled by their newfound passion and attitude th…Source: purpleandgoldblog.comShare TweetLos Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols says he hopes to play for the Dominican Republic after the second round of the World Baseball Classic.Source: ESPN.comShare Tweet"Whatever it takes." That's now the new motto for the Lakers (19-25) heading to tonight's matchup with the visiting New Orleans Hornets (15-29). The purple and gold is on a 2-game winning streak fueled by their newfound passion and attitude th…
Walter O'Malley, Almost a Pay-Per-View PioneerUpdated Jan 29 Share TweetIn the late 1950s, the Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley explored the idea of charging to watch baseball games on television.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetThe Angels settled on a 2013 contract with relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, thus avoiding arbitration with any of their eligible players.Source: MLB.com
Kyle O’Quinn rocks Andray Blatche in the face with a basketball in sideline save attempt (VIDEO)Updated Jan 29 Share Tweet"Thanks, Orlando Magic rookie Kyle O'Quinn." - every Washington Wizards fan, probably, with pretty good reason. "Thanks, Orlando Magic rookie Kyle O'Quinn." - Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, probably, with pretty good reason. "Thanks, OrlandoSource: yahoo.comShare TweetI saw that Chris Bosh believes he's a no-doubt Hall of Famer. Wow. Can we give him a reality check and actually outline the sure-thing HOFers in the league right now? -- Lou, New York City
You Better Believe ItUpdated Jan 29 Share TweetIs Chris Bosh headed to the Hall? Count on it. Carmelo Anthony? Not yet. Ian Thomsen examines the 18 active players most likely to make the Hall -- and the five still on the bubble.
Metta World Peace is working on a prank TV showUpdated Jan 29 Share TweetAgainst all odds, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has turned into one of the more fun-loving players in the NBA, albeit not without his share of controversy. MWP, like many people in LA, also happens to associate fun with being on TV, and i…Source: yahoo.com
Kobe, Dwight On The Same PageJan 29Flip Saunders discusses the relationship between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard.
Lakers Win Third StraightJan 29Highlight of the night: Kobe Bryant's double-double helps Lakers top Hornets.
Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day SnapsJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mailJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback:
Coast to Coast - Time for the Boston Celtics to blow it up?Jan 29Our experts discuss what Boston should do now that Rajon Rondo is on the shelf for the rest of the season.
Allen Iverson turns down Texas Legends' D-League offerJan 29Allen Iverson has announced that he remains hopeful of getting one last shot at the NBA but says he's turning down the opportunity to launch his comeback in the NBA Development League.