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Top 10 Postseason MVPs: Curry No. 1

For the second consecutive season, the NBA Finals MVP went to a role player who performed very well in the final few games of the series. But this …

After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

WASHINGTON (AP) — At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol' time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards.<p>So before turning his attention …

Basketball

Cavs' J.R. Smith, Celtics' Kelly Olynyk suspended for Game 4 incidents

The unwise play of J.R. Smith struck at the absolute worst time for the Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>The NBA suspended Smith without pay for the first two games of the Eastern Conference semifinals after he wildly swung his right arm and made contact with Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder's head during …

NBA

Why you don't need God

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was January 2014 and I was sitting on the beach in Malibu looking out at the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean, ebbing and flowing. I had just begun a personal project of challenging my lifelong assumption that God exists.<p>You see, I had been a Seventh-day Adventist pastor for 19 years. I …

Religion

Cavs-Knicks-Thunder deal accomplishes all teams' goals

The Cleveland Cavaliers needed offensive and defensive help on the perimeter.<p>The New York Knicks wanted to dump salary and create more salary cap space for next season.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder wanted more depth and protection just in case they lose guard Reggie Jackson during free agency in the …

NBA

Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone declares three-day lockdown in north

<b>Sierra Leone has declared lockdown of at least three days in the north of the country to try to contain the Ebola epidemic.</b><p>Shops, markets and non-Ebola related travel services will be shut down, officials said.<p>Sierra Leone has already banned many public Christmas celebrations.<p>More than 7,500 people …

Disease