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Allen Iverson to Reportedly Announce Retirement from NBA Before 2013-14 Season

Link to Media<p>Three years after the NBA decided it was done with Allen Iverson, the 11-time All-Star is expected to officially declare that the feeling is now mutual.<p>According to Tzvi Twersky of <i>Slam</i>, a source close to Iverson said a retirement announcement is imminent.<p>Iverson last played in 2010 for …

Allen Iverson

ESPN in talks to stream all channels online, for a price

Disney-owned ESPN has held preliminary talks to make its programming available on internet television services like the ones said to be under development by Apple, Google, Intel, and Sony. In an interview with Bloomberg, ESPN president John Skipper said the sports network is interested in selling …

Who Is Miami Heat's Biggest Threat to 3rd Straight Title?

Link to Media<p>With the Miami Heat coming off back-to-back championships, which team has the best chance of thwarting their three-peat chances?<p>In an improving Eastern Conference, several challengers stand in the way of the Heat accomplishing such a feat.<p>The first club that comes to mind is the …

NBA

Wada warns Jamaicans to put house in order over drug testing

Wada has warned the Jamaicans to put their house in order over the perceived lack of drug testing in the country. The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, David Howman, said that Jamaican officials needed to respond to accusations from a former insider who alleges drug-testing …

Chris Paul ready for challenge as NBPA president

The Clippers' All-Star point guard says being elected as president of the NBA players' union is going to be a challenge, but something he knows he can handle.<p>The NBA Players Association elected a new president on Wednesday, replacing Derek Fisher with Chris Paul. This went against the grain …

The Knicks would prefer you not turn their logo into a racial slur

Yeah, that was to be expected.<p>Appropriation of sports team logos is a pretty common t-shirt trope that, with a few notable exceptions, usually goes ignored by the teams themselves. If you do wish to draw the ire of a sports franchise with your brand-jacking, your best bet is to make it offensive. …

Union, NFL trade shots over HGH testing process

Accusing the NFL Players Association of holding human growth hormone testing hostage, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's ranking Democrat threatened congressional intervention Thursday if the NFL can't implement testing this season after more than two years of delays.<p>"Despite …

Grizzlies trade Tony Wroten to Sixers, according to report

The Grizzlies' 2012 first-round pick will reportedly be leaving Memphis after just one season.<p>The Memphis Grizzlies have traded guard Tony Wroten to the Philadelphia 76ers for a future second-round pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.<p><b>More on the Grizz</b>: Grizzly Bear Blues<p>Wroten …

Bucs treated facility for MRSA

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have recently treated their facility in an effort to erase any existence of MRSA, a serious staph infection that has …

Brian Wilson offered $1 million to shave his beard

Dodgers reliever and lauded facial-hair pioneer Brian Wilson could earn as much as $1 million — matching his 2013 salary — just for shaving his beard. According to <i>Radar Online</i>, the razor company 800Razors.com wants Wilson to become an ambassador for its brand by publicly parting with his trademark …

Notre Dame Tops Nation In College Football Ticket Prices

The school with the most expensive average home game college football ticket is Notre Dame, which has experienced a very large jump in ticket prices from one year ago. In fact, the average home game ticket price of $293.90 is up 43.10% from the average cost of Notre Dame tickets listed on the …

Michael Vick wants to run more

PHILADELPHIA -- With the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback job locked up, Michael Vick revealed a surprising strategy for avoiding the …

Football (U.S.)

Magic Johnson Responds to LeBron James Not Including Him in All-Time Top 3

Link to Media<p>Earlier this week, LeBron James named his top three NBA players of all time, which included Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Julius Erving. The first player left off of LeBron's list was Magic Johnson, and today Magic took to Twitter to address his No. 4 ranking.<p>Magic obviously respects …

Basketball