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Dwyane Wade wins in Miami return: 'Couldn't wait until it was over'

MIAMI -- Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade had 13 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in a 98-95 win over the Heat on Thursday night, his first game …

NBA

Matthew Moyer redshirt sets up Syracuse for future success

Syracuse basketball’s deepest rotation in years got thinner Tuesday when the team announced freshman forward Matthew Moyer will redshirt the 2016-’17 …

College Football

Cousins, Randle get confrontational after Lakers victory

Blowing a 19-point lead at home would make anyone a little cranky.<p>For a player with a reputation of having a short fuse on the hardwood like DeMarcus …

Cavaliers avoid talk of politics to enjoy White House visit

WASHINGTON — The Cleveland Cavaliers' championship celebration at the White House on Thursday was exactly what it should have been. A celebration.<p>There was no talk of President-elect Donald Trump (other than a few questions from reporters). No talk of the election. No talk of political agendas. …

Basketball

Women's basketball field open: UConn not quite so mighty

It wouldn't be all that big a surprise if women's college basketball coaches across the country had UConn's graduation date circled on their …

College Sports

For the Philadelphia 76ers, it’s wake us up when November ends

The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Indiana Pacers in overtime Wednesday, their seventh consecutive defeat to start the season.<p>That the Sixers are …

The Best Moments From The Cavaliers’ Memorable White House Visit

The Cleveland Cavaliers visited the White House on Thursday for their official championship celebration with President Obama, whose easy charm and humor we will really miss for these sorts of things. The full video of his speech to them is above, but here are our favorite parts of the …

WATCH: New York Knicks surprise Army veteran with service dog

United States Army Retired Sergeant First Class Luciano Yulfo and Murphy will make quite the team<p>The New York Knicks may be having issues with the …

Military

Charlotte Hornets’ Frank Kaminsky Debuts Veterans Day-Inspired Air Jordans

With Veterans Day just around the corner, sneaker brands such as Adidas, Nike and Reebok are stepping up their military-inspired colorways and …

NBA Capsules

MIAMI (AP) Dwyane Wade got a win in his return to Miami, with Jimmy Butler scoring 20 points and Rajon Rondo adding 16 points and 12 assists as the …

Basketball

A Powerful Statement on the Election, from an Unlikely Source

If you read me with any frequency, you know I love the NBA. Basketball season is the best season, the present generation of NBA superstars contains …

Basketball

Duke vs. Kentucky: How Nos. 1 and 2 in college basketball rankings stack up

Here's a hint ... they're both loaded<p>Duke and Kentucky are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the preseason Associated Press poll and CBS Sports' Top 25 (and …

College Basketball

Duke adds five-star guard Gary Trent Jr. to 2017 class

One of the top shooting guards in the country has committed to Duke's 2017 recruiting class.<p>Gary Trent Jr., a five-star prospect, made the …

Trump election angers, disappoints many in sports world

LeBron James made his third championship-celebrating trip to the White House on Thursday, welcomed as he was for the first two such trips by President Barack Obama.<p>If James returns in the next four years, it may seem very awkward.<p>James is no fan of President-elect Donald Trump, and — after a most …

Dallas Mavericks’ Mark Cuban takes stand against automated sports coverage

<i>Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry at SportTechie.com.</i><p>Dallas …

Basketball

LeBron James Sent Ohio State Basketball Custom Shoes

King James has sent Ohio State basketball a gift.<p>Ohio State’s men’s basketball team has received a shipment of shoes from the program’s biggest …

NBA scores 2016: The Heat’s past and present collide during Dwyane Wade’s return

Elsewhere, the Pelicans finally got their first win!<p>The divorce between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat had been brewing for years, but that didn’t make it any easier for fans who grew up watching their beautiful relationship. Wade returned to Miami in a Chicago Bulls uniform for the first time on …

Basketball

Despite admitting blown call, NBA denies Nuggets' protest over loss to Grizzlies

The NBA will admit its mistake, Denver Nuggets, and is sorry for your troubles. But not <i>that</i> sorry.<p>Two weeks ago, the Nuggets filed an official …

What Kobe, Lakers can teach us about Dwyane Wade's Miami return

Free agency and franchise stability are complicated, messy, fraught with drama ... at least for the Heat<p>On Nov. 26, 2013, the Los Angeles Lakers …

NBA

Pelicans breathe big sigh of relief after first win

MILWAUKEE -- As the buzzer sounded Thursday night, Anthony Davis stood underneath the basket across from the visitors bench and vigorously shook his …

Basketball

DeMar DeRozan Became The NBA’s Leading Scorer By Studying Team USA’s Superstars

When it comes to compelling and even dramatic storylines, DeMar DeRozan is a pretty boring dude. (Unless, of course, he’s subtweeting the hell out of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>.) He signed a max deal with the Toronto Raptors because he believes in what they’re building, so we can’t talk about him getting …

This mom's dance moves at an NBA game are the best thing you'll see all day

Had a hard day? Feeling a bit stressed? Well then sit yourself down and keep reading, my friend, because you’re about to smile so big your face hurts.<p>…

Thursday NBA Roundup: Dwyane Wade Returns to Miami as New Chapter Continues

Dwyane Wade earned this one.<p>His performance during the Chicago Bulls' 98-95 victory over the Miami Heat won't stack up against his career bests. He was only able to record 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists and a steal while shooting a disappointing 5-of-17 from the field and drawing iron on …

NBA

College Sports: Area women's basketball preview: Predictions for Big 12, SEC, AAC; games to watch, storylines, NCAA invites, more | SportsDay

Area women's basketball preview: Predictions for Big 12, SEC, AAC; games to watch, storylines, NCAA invites, more<p>While it may not be quite as …

President Barack Obama thanks Cavaliers for cementing 1996 Bulls as greatest team ever (video)

The Cavaliers visited the White House today to commemorate their NBA championship, and you know what that means:<p>Jokes.<p>As he did when congratulating …

Cleveland Cavaliers' head coach Tyronn Lue says 'it's an unbelievable feeling' meeting President Obama

WASHINGTON – The Cleveland Cavaliers and head coach Tyronn Lue had a pretty spectacular day at the White House meeting President Obama. But in between jokes and taking selfies with the First Lady, head coach Tyronn Lue took a minute to reflect on the importance of the occasion.<p>Speaking to reporters …

Basketball

The Cavaliers bring 🏀 to the White House

<b>(CNN) —</b> 🏀 was life at the White House on Thursday when the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers visited.<p>In June, the team brought Cleveland its first championship in 52 years.<p>Only a month later the team's home base, the Quicken Loans Arena, played host to the Republican National Convention and another …

Basketball

College basketball teams taking more 3-pointers than ever

The Golden State Warriors took the NBA by storm with their willingness to shoot 3-pointers from anywhere, at any time. They won a title, played for …

Basketball

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Raptors’ annual ‘Drake Night’ will be against another of his favorite teams, the Warriors

The Toronto Raptors will host their annual “Drake Night” on Wednesday, November 16 against the Golden State Warriors in honor of their global ambassador/biggest fan.<p>Even though he is indeed the Raptors’ team ambassador, Drake hasn’t shied away from keeping his basketball fandom wide open, even …

Basketball