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The Top 10 Winners Of NBA Free Agency

The Top 10 Winners Of NBA Free Agency Updated Aug 8, 2012
The NBA offseason still isn’t quite over — we don’t know what’s going to happen with Dwight Howard … will anyone give Tracy McGrady and Gilbert Arenas another chance? … who is signing Josh Howard? — but for the most part, the big moves have
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  • Timberwolves Blogger Tim Allen Has Died

    Timberwolves Blogger Tim Allen Has Died Aug 8, 2012
    The sportswriting community has lost another one of its members. Tim Allen, a writer for, an SBNation blog dedicated to the Minnesota Timberwolves, died suddenly on Monday night. He was 29. Canis Hoopus has more information, but few deta…
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  • How Our Timberpups Are Fairing @ the Olympics

    How Our Timberpups Are Fairing @ the Olympics Aug 8, 2012
    After watching the first US and Russia games at this Olympics, I had the urge to overreact and throw together a write-up on how great things were looking for the forthcoming Timberpups season.  However, the rational side of my brain took over and I deci…
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  • Video - TrueHoop TV: On Steve Nash 07:09

    TrueHoop TV: On Steve Nash

    Aug 8
    TrueHoop's Henry Abbott and Amin Elhassan on Steve Nash. Does the legendary point guard play dirty? And what we can expect to see playing alongside Kobe Bryant.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Bryant lifts U.S. in quarterfinals; Argentina stands as next …

    Aug 8
    LONDON -- The cliché of familiarity breeding contempt was welcome news for the U.S. men. So often they are invited to breeze along, by their outrageously high standards. "Teams tend to stick around with us when we just coast out there,'' said Carm…
  • 2012 Olympics -- Once again, LeBron James answers the call

    Aug 8
    LeBron James helps lead Team USA past Australia in quarterfinals with first Olympic triple-double.
  • Ian Thomsen: Tensions flare as Spain ousts France in Olympic quarterfinals

    Aug 8
    LONDON -- The greatest generation of French basketball had fallen short yet again as Nicolas Batum ran across the court to foul Juan-Carlos Navarro, the captain of Spain, with 23 seconds remaining Wednesday. Batum's right hand formed a fist. Instead of …
  • It doesn't get better than four basketball games with a shot at an Olympic…

    Aug 8
    When there is an international play-or-go-home quadruple-header, you better believe the Sports Guy is watching.