Mark Drutz

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Mavs suspend Rondo for game after exchange with Carlisle

ATLANTA (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for their game Wednesday night in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle and was benched.<p>Carlisle said he must communicate better with Rondo.<p>"The …

NBA
Babe Ruth

Chicago Bulls' Ceiling No Longer the Same Without Derrick Rose's Potential

You'll hear a lot today about everything Derrick Rose wasn't this season.<p>He wasn't even close to a league-average shooter, barely above 40 percent. He was chucking too much, as evidenced by taking more three-pointers per game than in any previous season, all while converting at an abysmal (28.7) …

NBA

Afghanistan record famous Cricket World Cup victory over Scotland

Scotland 210 all out; Afghanistan 211-9 (Afghanistan win by one wicket) Read Simon Burnton’s over-by-over report<p>Perhaps the statue of Robbie Burns in the middle of the city shed a tear as Afghanistan, in one of cricket’s greatest heists, snatched a stunning victory over Scotland by one wicket with …

Cricket

Former Louisville guard Chris Jones charged with rape, sodomy

Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty on charges of raping one woman and sodomizing another.<p>Judge Sheila Collins released Jones on home incarceration in lieu of a $25,000 bond.<p>The warrant, signed Wednesday by Jefferson District Judge Katie King, says that …

Crime

Patricia Arquette and the Hollywood pay gap: who's to blame?

Hillary Clinton has joined the actor’s call for equal pay, but in Hollywood there is confusion about the causes of the persistent gender disparity<p>When Patricia Arquette used her Oscar speech to condemn pay disparities between men and women everyone seemed to cheer.<p>Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez …

Blockbusters
James Harden

Beck/Bucher Debate: Are the Cavs or Warriors More Likely to Make the Finals?

In the fight to the NBA Finals, the fan-favorite Cleveland Cavaliers are statistical underdogs against the Golden State Warriors.<p>While the Cavs have climbed the ranks and sit third in the Eastern Conference, the Warriors have held the top seed in the Western Conference for most of the season. …

Basketball