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Andrew Wiggins spins through the defense for a high-rising slam

And then he followed it with a big block on Nerlens Noel, no less.<p>Andrew Wiggins' electric talents easily bring in the crowds for the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League, and there is no way anyone will leave the gym disappointed after the series here in which he spun into the lane before a huge dunk …

Timberwolves Must Face Reality, Trade Kevin Love Before Market Dries Up

With every passing second, it gets harder to understand why Kevin Love is still a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves.<p>Way back in May, Mitch Lawrence of the <i>New York Daily News</i> reported: "Love’s people reiterated to the Timberwolves this past week that they had better trade him or else he’ll leave …

Chandler Parsons on Rockets: 'I was offended by the whole process'

Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons wasn't thrilled with how Houston handled his restricted free agency.<p><b>More NBA offseason: Free Agent Tracker |</b> …

Pittsburgh Steelers: Top Position Battles to Watch in Training Camp

Every season, when training camp opens, there are players who are incumbents working to keep their jobs and backups who are working to take them. The Pittsburgh Steelers training camp promises several position battles. This is a team that is committed to getting back to running the football and …

Tiger Woods can win the Open and I want him for Ryder Cup – Tom Watson

Historic indifference between Tom Watson and Tiger Woods means any public interaction between the pair is notable. Intrigue over this dynamic has only increased in this Ryder Cup year, with Watson as United States captain.<p>As he mounts a recovery from back surgery, there is no shortage of onlookers …

British Open 2014: Latest News and Predictions Heading into Royal Liverpool

The 2014 Open Championship begins Thursday at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake. Ahead of this renowned competition for the Claret Jug, there are several notable pieces of news to comb through that should help predict what will transpire in Merseyside, England.<p>According to OddsShark.com, Rory …

Woods is back and still aiming high at Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods was an early arrival to the British Open with hopes of avoiding an early departure.<p>Woods has played only two …

Quotables: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder weighs in on Washington team name

United States Attorney General Eric Holder thinks the Washington NFL team nickname is offensive and should be changed, Golden Tate chose the Detroit Lions to get more passes thrown his way and more news from the NFL on Monday.<p>"The name ought to be changed. It's an offensive name."<p><b>-Eric Holder, U.S.</b> …

Las Vegas Summer League 2014: Rodney Hood puts on impressive shooting display

Hood outdueled his former college teammate Jabari Parker on the fourth day of Las Vegas Summer League.<p>Monday marked Day 4 of the Las Vegas Summer League, with eight games on the docket. Let's take a look at the action.<p>Utah Jazz 87, Milwaukee Bucks 71<p>Two former college teammates in Jabari Parker and …

Saints, TE Jimmy Graham agree to terms on multi-year contract

So much for the down-to-the-wire, 11th-hour drama: Saints tight end Jimmy Graham sounds like he's signed a deal for four years, $40 million to stay …

Jeff Driskel & Will Muschamp Explain Why Vernon Hargreaves Is Elite DB in Nation

The Florida Gators have some of their big-time athletes along with head coach Will Muschamp in Hoover, Alabama, for the annual SEC media days.<p>Bleacher Report asked this group why they think star defensive back Vernon Hargreaves is one of the best defensive players in the country. Where do you think …

SEC Media Days 2014: Top Highlights, Comments and Twitter Reaction from Day 2

After an eventful opening to SEC Media Days Monday, some of the conference's biggest names took the podium Tuesday in Hoover, Alabama with South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier leading the way.<p>Spurrier is well known for his entertaining interviews and brutal honesty, and he certainly didn't …

Cleveland Comes Crawling Back to LeBron: The Masochism of Rust Belt Chic

I am a recent Cleveland transplant, so when I comment on matters Cleveland I’m mostly a mouthpiece for my wife, who was born and raised in Northeast …

Pau Gasol: Bulls deal was 'instinct'

BARCELONA, Spain -- Recent free agent Pau Gasol says signing with the Chicago Bulls over NBA champion San Antonio or Oklahoma City came down to a gut …

Luol Deng agrees to contract with Miami Heat

The Miami Heat continued to recover nicely from the departure of LeBron James, agreeing Sunday to sign free agent small forward Luol Deng to a two-year, $20 million deal.<p>A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed it to USA TODAY Sports, but spoke on the condition of anonymity because it had not …

Texas A&M coach punts when asked about Johnny Manziel

Texas A&M Coach Kevin Sumlin proved he was already in midseason obfuscation form by bringing his punter, Drew Kaser, to SEC media days on Tuesday.<p>"I hope you all saw him," Sumlin said during his allotted slot at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. "I hope you don't see him a bunch this year."<p>Bringing …

Bulls use amnesty clause on Boozer

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bulls cut forward Carlos Boozer on Tuesday, using the amnesty clause on the veteran forward to clear salary cap space.<p>"Carlos epitomized professionalism in everything he did for the Bulls both on the court, and in the community, during his time here in …

Chris Kluwe is suing the Minnesota Vikings

<b>Chris Kluwe (David Bowman)</b><p>Former player and vocal LGBT ally wants the team to release an internal inquiry into alleged systemic homophobia<p>Elias Isquith<p>July 15, 2014 10:24pm (UTC)<p>Ex-punter and outspoken LGBT rights advocate Chris Kluwe is suing the Minnesota Vikings, his former team, in order to …

PHOTOS: Bengals QB AJ McCarron marries Katherine Webb

Katherine Webb and AJ McCarron got married on Saturday and there are photos to prove it.<p>Sorry Brent Musburger, Katherine Webb is officially off the …

Spurrier on Saban: 'greatest recruiter in history of college football'

Steve Spurrier had lots of praise for Nick Saban and his recruiting efforts at SEC Media Days, but he also didn't retract previous comments …

Chicago Bulls waive Carlos Boozer; Lakers possible bidder

Carlos Boozer has been waived via the NBA's one-time amnesty provision.<p>Boozer will still earn the final $16.8 million on his contract for the coming season, but he'll be removed from Chicago's salary-cap and tax calculations -- which would enable the Bulls to sign Lakers free-agent center-forward …

Dwyane Wade will stay with the Miami Heat

Free-agent guard Dwyane Wade will return to the Miami Heat, a person familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday.<p>The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly after the deal became official.<p>On Tuesday, Wade posted a photo of himself in a Heat warmup suit …

Major League Baseball's 'Working Poor': Minor Leaguers Sue Over Pay

Sports<p>As baseball’s one-percent gather in Minneapolis Tuesday for the 85th All-Star Game, the sport’s working poor are driving forward with a novel, quite possibly historic lawsuit in San Francisco.<p>The class action suit, brought on behalf of minor leaguers for all 30 Major League teams, alleges …

[Deal Alert] Expansys USA Is Selling The GPE HTC One M7, Galaxy S4, And LG G Pad 8.3 In Addition To The Z Ultra At Steep Discounts

Google officially pulled the HTC One M7, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z Ultra, and LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition devices from the Play Store not too long …

Google Play Music and All Access comes to 6 more countries

Google has enabled support for Google Play Music and All Access to the following new countries today: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and …

Google Glass XE19.1 update delivers improved connectivity

Google has updated the firmware to its Google Glass wearable eyewear, bringing it to version XE19.1. The update is considered a minor one, though …

[Update #2: 4.8.22] Latest Google Play Store 4.8.22 With PayPal Support, Simplified App Permissions, Bigger Buttons, And More [APK Download]

Article Contents<p>This article is part of our <b>Play Store Downloads</b> series.<p>Google has certainly been busy today with all sorts of Play Store …

XE19.1 Update Brings More Reliable Network Connectivity And Slight Visual Touches To Google Glass

A minor OTA update is now rolling out to the small population of people who happen to own Google Glass. This release, XE19.1, brings improved network …