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Chris Bosh's New Role as Heat's Go-To Man Has Been Months in the Making

Ed Downs remembers the pivotal phone call that changed the game for Chris Bosh. It was on Saturday, July 12, and the Miami Heat star called his personal fitness trainer to tell him that, unlike his former teammate LeBron James, Bosh would be staying with Miami.<p>Five days before, the Houston Rockets …

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Happy Birthday to 1975 MVP Bob McAdoo!

Happy Birthday to 6x NBA Champion Scottie Pippen!

As Eric Bledsoe proved, the market means nothing

The free market set a price on Eric Bledsoe that turned out being completely irrelevant.<p>Those who felt Eric Bledsoe should take the Phoenix Suns' standing offer -- four years, $48 million -- liked to crow that the market had set the point guard's price. Teams with ample cap space didn't offer it to …

#SLAMTop50: Joe Johnson, no. 45

Perhaps it was a certain adopted irony that compelled new Brooklyn resident Kevin Garnett last season to give Joe Johnson his most catchy nickname to …

14 years ago today, Vince Carter did THIS! #TBT #ThrowdownThursday

Owner Steve Ballmer Wants the LA Clippers to Stop Using Apple Products

Former Microsoft CEO and new LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer bans his own family from using iPhones. The billionaire, who may come off as a raving …

Wasteland 2 blends apocalyptic clichés, bad graphics, and unforgiving play into a surprise masterpiece (review)

<i>Check out our Review Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>The world is finished.<p>Cold War politicians emptied their missile silos after World War II, and only a tiny fraction of the population survived. Food and water are scarce. You are surrounded by pockets of radiation and goons that want to drink from …

150 Games 'For Everything But Wii U' Highlights Nintendo's Third Party Problem

It’s well known that Nintendo’s Wii U is getting by almost solely on its first-party hits, with multiplatform AAA titles slowly fading away from the system altogether. Though the Wii U retained at least a few of these titles initially, now series like Assassin’s Creed, Madden and Call of Duty won’t …

Watch Rome burn. Sega reveals its next major empire game, Total War: Attila

The next big game in Sega’s historical real-time strategy and combat series is being unveiled today: Total War: Attila. It is a kind of sequel to Total War: Rome II, the massive strategy game that debuted last year.<p>Sega developer The Creative Assembly gave me a preview of the game, and it looks …

Man Gives Back by Giving Away Free Pairs of Jordans on the Streets of Compton

Sometimes, things may seem too good to be true. However, there are some people who are willing to go above and beyond to give back.<p>Annoyed by seeing various prank videos such as "Stepping on People's Jordans" (<b>warning: link contains violent content</b>), one man decided to make some people's day by …

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RT @Redskins: 'A Football Life' honors and remembers legendary #Redskins safety Sean Taylor this Friday at 9 p.m. on @NFLNetwork. http://t.co/25OFBODMdL

Sneakerheads on Instagram Vs. Sneakerheads In Real LifeWearing O.G. Sneakers

On Instagram:<p>In real life:<p>The consequences of trying to stunt in O.G. heat that's older than you can sometimes be disastrous.

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Michael Jordan Reveals Struggle With Racism In New Book Chronicling Legend's Life

Michael Jordan's name may be etched in history as the greatest basketball player of all time, but the sports legend had to overcome several challenges on his journey.<p>In a new book entitled "Michael Jordan: The Life," Jordan shared his struggle with racism growing up in a North Carolina community …

The Dunk of Death [Short Documentary : Vince Carter VS Fred Weis]

On this date in 2001, MJ announced he was coming out of retirement to play for the Washington Wizards. #TBT

Lakers sign free agent Ronnie Price

Los Angeles has signed reserve point guard Ronnie Price.<p>The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent Ronnie Price, the team announced on Wednesday. …

Basketball

LeBron James dieted for 67 days, dreamed about pancakes 'all the time'

A slimmed-down LeBron James told CNN that the cookie monster chased him in his dreams.<p>LeBron James spoke with CNN's Rachel Nichols about his diet, …

Basketball

Heat's Chris Bosh says he's excited to play in the post again

Miami big man Chris Bosh says focusing on his game down low this summer was "like riding a bike."<p>Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh said that he's looking …

Basketball

Risky Contract from Phoenix Suns Means Major Pressure for Eric Bledsoe

General manager Ryan McDonough and his front office finally relented.<p>After months of unproductive contract negotiations, Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski now reports, "Restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract extension with the Phoenix …

NBA

What Can We Expect from Andrew Wiggins' Rookie Season?

When it comes to Andrew Wiggins, it's easy to get carried away.<p>He was widely viewed as a once-in-a-generation prospect when he was coming out of high school, though his time at Kansas put a slight damper on those expectations. Then he was made the No. 1 pick in a stacked 2014 draft class, which …

NBA

Report: Spurs expected to re-sign Aron Baynes

Aussie big man Aron Baynes is reportedly staying in San Antonio.<p>The San Antonio Spurs are expected to re-sign restricted free agent Aron Baynes, who …

NBA

If Superstar Derrick Rose Doesn't Return This Season, Then He Never Will

Derrick Rose is one of the most overanalyzed players of his generation. The Chicago Bulls star means too much to his city and to the NBA world at large to not be talked about, so his game stays under the microscope even when he’s playing only 10 contests over two seasons.<p>This makes for some very …

Basketball

Eric Bledsoe, Suns reach $70M deal

The Phoenix Suns and restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe came to terms Wednesday on a five-year contract sources say is worth $70 million.<p>The …

Which Miami Heat Player Has the Most Upside Right Now?

After a rapid rebuild following the departure of LeBron James, the Miami Heat enter a new era under Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra. A building team typically needs players on rookie-scale contracts to either contribute on the court or to become assets in trades, but the Heat had to rebuild on the fly.<p>…

NBA

Is Eric Bledsoe Worth $70 Million Dollars? The Suns Think So.

Manu Ginobili Remains as Important and Unpredictable as Ever to Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili remains a mystery.<p>I’m not talking about his talent, because it should be fairly obvious to all that he possesses tons of it. Rather, the manner in which Ginobili chooses to use his gifts is what produces question marks.<p>The 6'6'' Manu is wildly unpredictable. …

Basketball