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Chris Paul May Retire “A Little Early” To Be With His Kids
dimemag.com Updated Oct 22, 2013
With NBA players so intent on achieving their next contract, or making it to the next round, it’s not often we hear about the little tykes at home that think of their famous NBA fathers as just dad. But during an interview with “HBO Real Sports,” Chris …Upvote Share Tweet
Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant is an institution unto himself, arguably the most famous player in the NBA and someone whose every movement earns media attention. However, the Achilles tendon tear he suffered last April and his subsequent rehabilita…Upvote Share TweetThe Los Angeles Dodgers added another promising Cuban player Tuesday, agreeing to a four-year deal with middle infielder Alexander Guerrero.Upvote Share TweetAfter being sidelined with a left quad contusion for two weeks, Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick returned to practice Monday and Tuesday and is expected to play in the preseason game against the Sacramento Kings on Friday.Upvote Share TweetSue Falsone has been a pioneer since November 2011, when the Los Angeles Dodgers promoted her to be the first female head athletic trainer in any major professional sport in the United States. As reporter Steve Dilbeck writes in the Los Angeles Times, h…Upvote Share TweetThe Los Angeles Dodgers have fired bench coach Trey Hillman, a move that could lead to further tension between the organization and manager Don Mattingly.Upvote Share Tweet
Bill Sharman, after suffering a mild stroke, will raffle off his 2010 championship ring for charityBasketball Hall of Famer Bill Sharman won four NBA championships as a player with the Boston Celtics, he won an NBA title as head coach in 1972 with Wilt Chamberlain’s Los Angeles Lakers, and an ABA title in 1971 with the Utah Stars, one of the more unh…Upvote Share Tweet
6 NBA Contenders That Should Have Jay-Z Anthems This Seasondimemag.com Updated Oct 22, 2013As the season approaches, and it’s ever so close now, some teams –- or more accurately their marketing department –- might be putting together the theme song that’ll encompass the mission of their season. Odds are political correctness or merchandizing …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Oct 22, 2013Can Miami survive an improved Eastern Conference and a challenge from the West? In short, no.Upvote Share TweetLast November, in his first press conference as Los Angeles Lakers head coach, Mike D’Antoni talked up some pretty impressive potential scoring totals for his new set of All-Star toys. You may recall this aside: “If we’re not averaging 110 or 115 points…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Oct 22, 2013The Red Sox-Cardinals showdown will be decided by which team controls this small but vital stat.Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors expect Barnes to be ready for openerGolden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, who has been sidelined by a foot injury for the past two weeks, is expected to be ready for next week's regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers.Upvote Share Tweet
Redick Returns To PracticeOct 22George Karl breaks down what J.J. Redick adds to the Clippers and his expectations for their season.
Carlesimo's Top Five NBA PlayersOct 22P.J. Carlesimo breaks down his selections for the top five players in the NBA.
Lakers Return From China To Top JazzOct 22Xavier Henry 's 15 points and Wesley Johnson's 14 points helped the Lakers to a 108-94 win over the Jazz.
Dodgers Fire Bench Coach Trey HillmanOct 22ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon reacts to the news that the Dodgers fired bench coach Trey Hillman. Saxon also talks about how the firing impacts manager Don Mattingly.
NFL teams scrambling for qualified backup QBsOct 22Clayton's mailbag: Because of injuries and risky roster decisions, many teams are scrambling to find backup QBs.
Don Banks: Decision to start Freeman latest in series of QB missteps aroun…Oct 22Josh Freeman's epic meltdown Monday night in the Meadowlands was just the latest, and perhaps most ghastly, miscalculation at quarterback this season. Freeman's play was almost mesmerizingly ugly in the 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants, and mo…
The Tuesday MailbagOct 22Three years ago today, I sat in the office of Massachusetts neuropathologist Ann McKee, who studies the brains of deceased former football players to discover the effects of repetitive brain trauma. She showed me slides of cross-sections of brains of fo…