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NBA 2K15 to add 11 Euroleague teams to its international lineup

<i>NBA 2K15</i> will expand its international presence with the addition of 11 Euroleague teams to the play-now roster when the game arrives Oct. 7.<p>The addition of 14 Euroleague teams to <i>NBA 2K14</i>'s one-off rosters (they are not available in career modes) marked the return of international basketball to NBA …

NBA 2K15 pre-orders include bundle of in-game currency

<i>NBA 2K15</i> pre-order customers will receive a bunch of in-game content, including 5,000 Virtual Currency, publisher 2K Sports announced today.<p>Pre-orders come with the KD MVP Bonus Pack; it's named after 2013-14 NBA MVP Kevin Durant, who is the <i>NBA 2K15</i> cover athlete. Here's what the pre-order DLC …

Official NBA 2K15 Cover Art Revealed, Pharrell to Do Music Curation

<i>NBA 2K15</i> revealed the official cover art featuring Oklahoma city Thunder star Kevin Durant on Tuesday.<p>2K Sports also announced that artist Pharrell Williams will curate the music for the game, which will boast the largest soundtrack in <i>NBA 2K</i> history.<p>While the full tracklist won't be revealed until …

NBA 2K15: 'Happy' Singer Pharrell Williams Curates Game Soundtrack, Kevin Durant Cover Unveiled

NBA 2K15 players to dance to the tunes of Pharrell Williams as Kevin Durant Cover is now out.<p>'Happy' times have arrived for NBA 2K15 players after 2K …

Sporting KC takes four-game road winning streak to Toronto

<b>SportingKC.com</b><p>First place Sporting Kansas City (10-5-5) takes on Toronto FC (7-5-5) at 6 p.m. CT on Saturday at BMO Field.<p>The match will be televised …

Prep Talk: Sporting KC at Toronto FC - July 26, 2014

With Sporting KC heading back on the road for an important Eastern Conference clash against Toronto FC on Saturday. I caught up with Toronto Sun …

Spain World Cup hopes in disarray as Madrid mess costs Lopetegui his job

The Basque coach was removed on Wednesday against the players' wishes and leaves La Roja in turmoil ahead of their opener against Portugal on Friday<p>Spain's World Cup preparations are in chaos. The president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, announced on Wednesday that coach …

Soccer

Are Seattle Sounders and Sporting KC simply too strong?

<b>Plenty of action these past two weeks in Major League Soccer – the most telling is the huge lead in points that Seattle holds over all the other</b> …

Preview: Sporting KC takes four-game road winning streak to Toronto

Sporting KC at Toronto FC<br>Saturday, July 26 - 6 p.m. CT<br>BMO Field | Toronto, Canada<p>English TV: KMCI, SKCTV<br>Online: MLSsoccer.com<br>English Radio: Sports …

Sony on the PS3's lifespan, first-party games and PlayStation Plus support

This Black Friday, and likely through the holiday season, the PlayStation 3 will be bundled, discounted and generally made available to consumers in the most attractive package its ever been.<p>Fortunately for the console's late adopters, Sony has no intention of ignoring its previous-generation home …

Blake Griffin's Absence Proves Chris Paul Is Still Los Angeles Clippers' MVP

The Los Angeles Clippers came into Saturday's game against the Houston Rockets with a decided advantage. Though the Rockets were playing at home, they were missing two of their starters: point guard Patrick Beverley and center Dwight Howard.<p>But the tide of fortune can turn quickly in the NBA. Not …

Basketball

NBA playoffs: even the Heat suffer home discomfort in tough first round

Maybe eight games isn't much of a sample size, but so far in the NBA playoffs, home-court advantage hasn't been much of one.<p>The first weekend featured five home teams, including the team with the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference, losing their first game to a lower-seeded …

Kevin Durant's Miracle Four-Point Play Is Improbable, Unforgettable And Pure NBA Playoffs (VIDEO)

Kevin Durant has already made thousands of baskets in the NBA. He will likely go on to make thousands more before he ultimately hangs up his high-tops. But he may never score another basket as improbable as the off-balance, three-point shot that he added to his career highlight reel in his second …

Microsoft Breaks Silence On Xbox One Sales...Sort Of

Yesterday, Sony announced that it had sold 7 million PS4s to consumers, a colossal number any way you look at it. It left us wondering how its chief competitor, Microsoft's Xbox One, was faring — all we had heard was that Microsoft had sold 3 million units in 2013. Well now, we can wonder at least …

Windows Phone 8.1 review: Microsoft's mobile OS finally feels whole

Android, iOS, Windows Phone. Each of these mobile platforms had to start somewhere, and none were anywhere near perfect on the first try. Fortunately, each OS gets better with every iteration until, at some point, it all just <i>clicks</i>. Arguably, Windows Phone just came of age with its latest update, …

Apple and Google offer game makers app store promotion in exchange for exclusivity

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Phone giants Apple(s aapl) and Google(s goog) are striking deals with companies that make popular mobile games, offering them …

Will a larger iPhone steal sales from the iPad Mini?

How would Apple's iPad Mini fare in a world with not just one, but two, bigger-screen iPhones?<p>Apple is expected to bump up the screen size on its next iPhone. Recent rumors even claim the company will unveil two new models later this year -- one with a 4.7-inch screen, the other with a 5.5-inch …

iPad Mini

Cannibalization of iPad Mini by iPhone 6 Unlikely to Negatively Affect Apple's Overall Sales

Apple is expected to introduce a large-screened iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch model arriving this fall and a 5.5-inch version debuting early next year. Though this large iPhone may cannibalize iPad mini sales, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster does not believe this shift in sales will have a net effect …

The Three Ways Forward For Microsoft And The Xbox One

My colleague Mark Rogowsky recently published a piece that contained a rather worrying chart, which showed the growing disparity between PS4 and Xbox One sales. Though the gap was a million consoles a few months ago in favor of Sony, now the gulf has widened, with Microsoft more or less refusing to …

HTC will reportedly produce Google’s 8-inch Nexus tablet

When Google set out to make its first Nexus handset, the company decided to tap HTC, but over four years and several purebred Android devices later the two tech titans have yet to rekindle their partnership. However, things could possibly be changing, according to a report from DigiTimes. At some …

What Missouri QB Maty Mauk Needs to Work on This Spring

Missouri came out of nowhere in 2013 to win the SEC East and give Auburn all it could handle in the SEC Championship Game. A dominating pass rush, ball-hawking secondary, explosive offense and efficient quarterback play led the Tigers out of SEC anonymity and into the discussion with the SEC's …

College Football

Police: Victim Pressured To Not Press Charges Against Green-Beckham

Columbia police announced today that Missouri star wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham will not be arrested in connection with an incident that …

Maty Mauk, Missouri motivated by naysayers and moving on from Dorial Green-Beckham

Every month is ‘Mauktober’.<p>Missouri’s leader now becomes the face of the offense, especially after Dorial Green-Beckham’s dismissal. Maty Mauk …

Mizzou's loaded at QB

Gary Pinkel: "Maty’s the starter. He’s had a great spring. He’s a lot better player than he was. I think that’s exciting for our fans."<p>— David …

With Maty Mauk, Mizzou Will Challenge Auburn for Best QB in the SEC

Michael Sam's Other Challenge

By now you’ve probably heard the news that University of Missouri player and NFL Draft prospect Michael Sam could become the first openly-gay athlete …