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Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers welcome former point guard Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics to Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday as small home favorites at the sportsbooks for the first game of the NBA season. The Cavaliers traded Irving in the offseason for a package that included Jae Crowder and Isaiah …

Basketball

Steph Curry the most game-altering player to ever step foot on a court

<i>Programming note: Warriors-Rockets coverage starts tonight at 6:30pm on NBC Sports Bay Area, and continues immediately after the final buzzer.</i><p>OAKLAND …

Basketball

LeBron James wants to play vs. his son in the NBA so he can ‘foul the s*** out of him’

This incredible quote and so much more from an excellent GQ interview with the NBA’s highest star.<p>LeBron James is aging like the wine that him and Dwyane Wade are always drinking on Instagram. It’s not just his on-court performance, but his overall presence, something that is increasingly on …

Basketball

Everything we're excited about heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

Basketball is back!<p>After a busy offseason filled with blockbuster trades sending All-Star players to rival teams, on Tuesday night the 2017-18 season officially tips off with two marquee matchups that will give basketball fans the world over their first look at some of the league's newest lineups …

Basketball

For NBA's opening night only, LeBron should lead league-wide anthem protest - CBSSports.com

The best player in the world has a chance to make an important statement -- and kneel<p>On Tuesday night, when the NBA regular season begins in …

Lebron James

LeBron James Explains How He Can Surpass Michael Jordan as Best NBA Player Ever

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James provided an explanation for how he could surpass Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan in the conversation for greatest NBA player in history.<p>On Tuesday, Mark Anthony Green of <i>GQ</i> passed along James' response when he asked the Cavs forward how he could move …

Basketball

Trump falsely claims ex-presidents didn't call families of fallen soldiers

The assertion Trump made in the Rose Garden yesterday claiming that "President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn't make calls" to the …

Donald Trump

The media has forgotten about Trump’s tax returns

Monday was the deadline for President Trump to file his 2016 federal tax return. Ordinarily, a president would make the document public. Trump did not, which is unsurprising.<p>What is notable is that the media forgot to ask.<p>Among dozens of questions posed to Trump during an impromptu news conference …

Donald Trump

Trump: Ask General Kelly if he got a call from Obama when his son died

President Trump renewed his claim Tuesday that former president Barack Obama failed to call families of fallen U.S. service members, adding “you could ask General Kelly,” whether the White House chief of staff got a call when his Marine son was killed.<p>“I think I've called every family of someone …

Donald Trump

California wildfire evacuees allowed home as crews search for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - More evacuees were expected to return home on Tuesday in Northern California where the state's deadliest wildfires have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.<p>Officials said they expected the death toll to rise as 88 people were unaccounted for in …

Sonoma County

McCain condemns ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’ in clear shot at President Trump

PHILADELPHIA — An emotional Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) launched a thinly veiled critique of President Trump’s global stewardship Monday night, using a notable award ceremony to condemn “people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems.”<p>McCain said that “some half-baked, spurious …

Joe Biden

North Korean official: Nuclear war could break out at any moment

North Korea

Trump says Rep. Tom Marino withdraws from consideration as drug czar in wake of Washington Post/”60 Minutes” investigation

President Trump said Tuesday that his nominee to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration for the job.<p>Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) was under fire in the wake of revelations in a Washington Post/“60 Minutes” investigation that the lawmaker helped steer legislation in Congress making it …

Government

Tom Marino, Trump's Pick As Drug Czar, Withdraws After Damaging Opioid Report

Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., has withdrawn his name from consideration as America's drug czar, President Trump said Tuesday. Marino is stepping back days after reports that a bill he sponsored hindered the Drug Enforcement Administration in its fight against the U.S. opioid crisis.<p>The president had …

Government

Trump reportedly mocked Pence, joked about him wanting to ‘hang’ gays

President Trump and his administration are beset by controversies and scandals that refuse to go away. His list of critics is growing. Some of his allies are abandoning him. Others are calling for his impeachment. Even former White House chief strategist and Trump whisperer Stephen K. Bannon has, …

Donald Trump

The Great Undoer

Donald Trump’s biggest political wins have come in dismantling existing policies, but constructive and proactive steps have eluded him.<p>Last week was a banner week for Donald Trump—after the first week of his presidency, perhaps the most productive, at least in terms of raw political accomplishments.<p>…

Foreign Policy

‘Disrespectful lie’: Anger grows over Trump’s claims about past presidents and fallen troops

Anger sparked by President Trump’s false claims on Monday that Barack Obama and other past presidents did not reach out to families of fallen American troops swelled into the night.<p>Near midnight Monday, former U.S. attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr., who in 2009 accompanied Obama to Dover Air …

Donald Trump

Trump Embraces McConnell in Search of a Tax Win

Barely two hours after blaming congressional Republicans for failing him, President Donald Trump gave a Rose Garden embrace to the epitome of the …

Donald Trump

President Trump Blames Senate Republicans for Stalled Agenda

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump blamed Senate Republicans, not himself, for the stalled GOP agenda Monday ahead of a crucial White House lunch …

Donald Trump

A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

Not only can the NRA marshal its grassroots to boost its preferred candidate, but it holds in reserve the power to fund and support primary challengers. That threat became real for an eight-term incumbent Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma who voted for the assault weapons ban in 1994.

Gun Control

In New Video, Prophets Of Rage Gives NFL's #TakeAKnee Protest Historical Context

<i>Content advisory: The video below contains imagery and language that some may find offensive.</i><p>Move over, Eminem.<p>Barely one week after the rapper's anti-Trump tirade, performed during the annual BET Hip Hop Awards, sparked buzz anddebates over America's double standards race and rap, Chuck D<b>,</b> one of …

BET Awards

Rick Pitino Fired As Louisville Basketball Coach Amid Massive Bribery Probe

The University of Louisville has fired men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, ending his tenure with the team roughly three weeks after the program was implicated in a federal bribery and fraud investigation. The board of the school's athletic association voted unanimously during a closed-door meeting …

College Basketball

Trump finally comments on soldier deaths in Niger; falsely knocks Obama over his responses to dead soldiers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Breaking his public silence about four American soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, President Donald Trump said Monday he'd penned personal letters to their families and planned to phone them later this week.<p>He also claimed, without merit, that his predecessors hadn't written or …

World Leaders

Study argues marijuana legalization reduced opioid overdose deaths in Colorado

The start of legal marijuana sales in Colorado may have reversed a rising trend of prescription opioid overdose deaths in the state, a new study set …

Cannabis

750 Gun Deaths a Year Are Prevented by Waiting Periods, Study Finds

State waiting periods for handgun purchases prevent about 750 gun deaths each year in the United States, new research has found.<p>An estimated 910 gun deaths could also be avoided if those policies were adopted nationwide, according to the study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National …

Guns

Veteran Richard Jefferson signing with Denver Nuggets

Yahoo Sports<p>CLEVELAND – Veteran forward Richard Jefferson is signing a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Denver Nuggets. Jefferson confirmed the …

NBA

Kerr not willing to commit to extension with Warriors as health issues linger

Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images<p>Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has more pressing concerns than jumping at the chance to …

Basketball

Spurs, Aldridge agree to stay together despite imperfect marriage

play<p>What is Aldridge's contract number?<p>Ramona Shelburne and Kevin Arnovitz join The Jump and discuss the possible extension for LaMarcus Aldridge …

NBA

Trump says unlike Obama, most presidents he calls families of fallen soldiers

President Trump on Monday claimed former President Obama and other past presidents didn't call the families of fallen soldiers.<p>Trump was asked Monday …

Donald Trump

Trump’s tax proposal won’t actually help the middle class. Here’s what would.

President Trump campaigned on helping the little guy. His latest tax proposal, he says, is about helping the middle guy.<p>“It’s a middle-class bill,” Trump promised an audience of truckers last week.<p>Other administration officials and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) have also claimed that their …

Equality