Celtics Clobber Cavs, 120-88

The expression on LeBron James’ face pretty much summed up the evening for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. As James was sitting on the bench during the closing minutes of the team’s 120-88 home loss to...

‘Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Will Happen!’

The big fight that everyone has been waiting for may finally be on, according to a May 4 interview with Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s famous trainer, Freddie Roach. Roach took a brief break from...

Rondo’s Triple-Double Helps Even Celtics-Cavs Series, 2-2

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has often taken the backseat in years past to Boston's star trio. But that was then and this is now. Rondo has emerged as a superstar in his own...

Judge Orders Wade’s Wife to Divorce Court

A Chicago court judge says she’s ready to order law enforcement to bring the wife of NBA star Dwyane Wade to court if she fails to show up for another divorce hearing, The Associated...

John Salley Joins Congress in Fight against Child Obesity

Four-time NBA champion John Salley teamed up with Olympic gold medal-winning track star Allyson Felix on an initiative that will push for healthier eating in schools across the United States. Salley, Felix and other celebrity...

Lakers Steal Game 3 from Jazz, 111-110

Some basketball experts say the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t hungry for another championship after winning the title last season—but Ron Artest wasn’t a member of the 2009 championship team. The Lakers star showed how much...

Magic Move Closer to Sweep, Blast Atlanta, 105-75

The Orlando Magic continued their rush through the postseason, blasting the Atlanta Hawks, 105-75, in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup at Atlanta's Phillips Arena on Saturday, May 8. Orlando now holds...

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Respond to Lawsuit

Actress Gabrielle Union is refuting allegations made by the soon-to-be ex-wife of her NBA All-Star boyfriend Dwyane Wade that the pair engaged in inappropriate behavior in front of his children. Siohvaughn Funches filed a $50,000...

James, Cavs Rout Celtics in Game 3, 124-95

LeBron James started his night early, testing his injured elbow and shooting abilities prior to his Cleveland Cavaliers facing the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series Friday evening. The...

Pack Your Bags: Raiders Release Russell

After three disappointing seasons, the Oakland Raiders bid adieu to 2007’s No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell on Thursday. Russell started 25 games over the past three years as the Raiders quarterback, compiling a...

Former NFL Star Lawrence Taylor Accused of Raping Minor

Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor was arrested on Thursday after being accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at the Holiday Inn Holidome in Suffern, N.Y. according to MSNBC. The teenager was also...

Celtics Dump Cavs 104-86, Even Series as LeBron’s Elbow Lingers

LeBron James continues to insist that his much talked about elbow isn’t injured, but a flat performance against the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals may suggest otherwise. The Celtics...

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