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LeBron: MLB's Manfred needs to listen to players' Astros ire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:56pm

LeBron James is stepping to the plate for ballplayers furious over baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred's handling of the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scam.

New 3-point line leading to lower shooting percentages

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:06am

a foot to 20 feet, 9 inches in 2009-10 — shooting percentages dipped the first few years before rising again.

Surprise! Raptors, Heat, Grizzlies and Thunder in good place

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:03am

specifically, ones made in relation to the Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma City Thunder.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:47pm

There was celebration for Denny Hamlin and great concern for Ryan Newman at the end of the Daytona 500.

Cavs, coach John Beilein plotting next steps in rough season

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:44pm

John Beilein has admitted that losing NBA games has hit him hard. Maybe too hard.

Kawhi Leonard wins first Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP award

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:58pm

Kawhi Leonard made it look effortless, nailing one 3-pointer after another and nearly matching an All-Star Game record.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:46pm

It seems fitting that three Los Angeles-based players led an All-Star victory on a night the league honored Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

Last shot wins: Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:50pm

Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter of the NBA All-Star Game was as intense as the final moments of a playoff game, the biggest stars in the league holding absolutely nothing back.

Leonard, LeBron, Davis lead Team LeBron over Team Giannis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 6:45pm

The Latest on Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game (all times local):

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 6:36pm

It’s going to take another day to determine the winner of the Daytona 500.

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 2:00pm

It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, and every year a recent retiree with ties to the game’s host city is honored.

Quicken Loans founder Gilbert back to work after stroke

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 12:31pm

Quicken Loans founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert is slowly returning to work eight months after suffering a stroke.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:55pm

Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. finally got his long-awaited dunk contest title as an exclamation point to an epic NBA All-Star Saturday Night.

Jones Jr., Adebayo, Hield winners at epic All-Star Saturday

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:07pm

Aaron Gordon lost another epic dunk contest. And it was by a couple of inches — namely, the top of Tacko Fall’s head.

Silver: NBA, USA Basketball still may play in China in 2020

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 6:58pm

The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused by a tweet last fall and the ongoing health concerns in the world’s most populous country are making those plans seem decidedly uncertain.

Bryant casts shadow as NBA's best meet in All-Star Game

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 3:43pm

Kobe Bryant always seemed to be in top form when he stepped onto the court for the NBA All-Star Game. The league's current best will try to match his effort when Team LeBron and Team Giannis meet on Sunday.

The Latest: Miami's Derrick Jones Jr. wins slam dunk contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 3:22pm

The Latest on Saturday night at NBA All-Star weekend. (all times local):

All-Star notes: Africa unveils teams, LeBron brings students

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 2:13pm

The NBA-backed Basketball Africa League on Saturday announced the 12 teams that will compete in the inaugural season.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 6:54am

The NBA’s All-Star Weekend tipped off in Chicago last night with the Rising Stars Challenge, featuring the league’s rookie and second-year players.