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Why It's 'Buyer Beware' When Dealing with the San Antonio Spurs

Warning to any NBA team thinking about pursuing a sign-and-trade deal with the San Antonio Spurs for restricted free agent Aron Baynes: Walk away.<p>Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears tweeted earlier this month (h/t Air Alamo): "The Spurs are open to sign and trade offers for restricted FA C Aron Baynes, who …

NBA

The Truth and the Brooklyn Nets take Game 1. #NBAPlayoffs

Owner: Celtics want to keep Rondo

DEDHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics decision-makers, including owner Wyc Grousbeck, made clear again on Tuesday that they desire to keep Rajon Rondo with …

Designs for the new Golden State Warriors arena make it look like a giant toilet

A professional sports team can go in several directions when designing a new stadium. Many go for function over form, opting for a fairly standard …

Chicago Bulls re-sign Nazr Mohammed

The Chicago Bulls announced today the team has re-signed center Nazr Mohammed (pronounced “NAH-zee”).<p>Last season with the Bulls, Mohammed saw action …

NBA

FIBA World Cup 2014 preview: Spain is Team USA's No. 1 threat

The Spanish players are hoping the experience of playing with one another for so long will end in a World Cup first-place finish.<p>The United States' greatest threat in the 2014 FIBA World Cup got some bad luck in the scheduling department. Spain's good news comes in that it's at home and …

Argentina vs. Philippines FIBA World Cup: Grades for Argentina & Gilas Pilipinas

In a fast-paced game that came down to the wire, Argentina (2-1) defeated the Philippines (0-3) by a final score of 85-81 on Day 3 of FIBA World Cup.<p>Gilas Pilipinas came out of the gate hot, winning the first quarter 25-22 and knocking Andray Blatche out of the game with foul trouble.<p>Argentina …

FIBA World Cup

The Round of 16 is set! #Spain2014

USA rolls into FIBA World Cup final

BARCELONA, Spain -- James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 …

USA Basketball vs. Serbia, FIBA World Cup 2014: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

Team USA and Serbia will battle it out in the final game of the FIBA World Cup in Spain. Winner takes gold.<p>The FIBA World Cup comes to a close as Team USA and Serbia face off to decide who leaves Spain with the gold. USA has overcome the challenge of being a young team with little international …

Heat shrug off slow start, beat Bobcats in Game 1 | Reuters

MIAMI — The Charlotte Bobcats couldn’t beat the Miami Heat over the past four years in the regular season.<p>The first playoff meeting between the two teams ended with the same result.<p>Heat forward LeBron James finished with 27 points and nine rebounds, and a rested guard Dwyane Wade finished with 23 …

10 Burning Questions Entering 2014 NBA Playoffs

It's that time of year. The time when dreams are either crushed or made into reality. A time when legends are made and goats (and scapegoats) rear their ugly heads.<p>Folks, after a long, unpredictable regular season, the 2014 NBA playoffs are finally here, and boy, do they look scrumptious. There …

Warriors vs. Clippers Game 1: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

David Lee grabs 13 rebounds to go with his 20 points as the Warriors take Game 1 in Los Angeles 109-105!

Basketball

Hawks take 1-0 lead as Pacers' late-season swoon continues

INDIANAPOLIS -- Atlanta's Jeff Teague demolished the Pacers' grand playoff plan.<p>As his teammates set up around the 3-point line, Teague simply blew …

The #NBAPlayoffs Match-Ups are set!

If This Keeps Up, Xbox One Has A Big PS4 Problem

Yes, it’s early. Too early for anyone to pop the champagne corks, declare victory and stand over the other guy with the scowl of a champion. But Microsoft has a problem with the Xbox One in its war with the PS4 and it had better solve it soon or else it risks having a much smaller installed base, …

Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko booked for Bellator 120 pay-per-view

As expected former UFC champion Tito Ortiz (16-11-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will meet reigning Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko (50-7 …

Bill Laimbeer: LeBron James Would 'Probably' Be Best Player in NBA in 1980s

Bill Laimbeer knows a thing or two about greatness.<p>He played at a time when Michael Jordan was coming into his own, redefining the game of basketball in the process. He played against Larry Bird's Boston Celtics and Magic Johnson's Los Angeles Lakers teams of the decade and helped propel the …

Basketball

#SPURSvWARRIORS Game 1, 9:30pm/et on TNT! #NBAPlayoffs

LeBron James Mix - Now it's my time

LeBron and MJ holding their championships! Two Legends, Two Eras. - MJO

The Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and early '90s seemed willing to do anything to win. That characteristic made them loved -- and hated. It earned them the title: BAD BOYS - http://es.pn/QmAG6u ESPN 30 for 30's BAD BOYS - 8pm/et on ESPN!

White: Brawl forced postponement

Ever since word first leaked about the brawl between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva on the set of TUF Brazil, some have insinuated that the …

Bellator 117 weigh-in results: Lima, Hawn official for welterweight title fight

The Bellator 117 weigh-ins are in the books, and the two fighters vying for the vacant welterweight title are official for the main event.<p>Douglas …

Three Sisters Over 100 Years Old Share Their Secrets to a Long Life

To live a long and happy life, just listen to sisters Rubye Cox, Ruth Branum and Rose Shloss, who are each over 100 years old.<p>So how exactly did the …

Barry O'Farrell: a decent man who despised the filth of NSW politics

Barry O’Farrell is not a bad man. But the politics of New South Wales are squalid. Not for the first time, a capable Liberal leader has been brought undone by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. The last was Nick Greiner a decade ago. What distinguishes the O’Farrell disaster from any …

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Hawaii volcano eruption sends ash in air<p>At least 2 dead in school bus crash<p>Rain, flooding pound the East Coast<p>High school student in good condition …

2013-14 Regular Season Final Awards: MVP, ROY, DPOY, and more

The Eye on Basketball Staff gives their final picks for the 2013-14 MVP, ROY, DPOY, Sixth Man of the Year, and more.<p><b>More NBA: Power Rankings | Expert</b> …

15 Outrageous Ways Ex-NBA Star Gilbert Arenas Spends His $22 Million Salary

He made $22.3 million this season, making him the 30th-highest-paid athlete in the world.<p>The Orlando Magic used the "amnesty" rule to cut Gilbert and remove him from their salary cap in 2011.<p>Under the rule, he still gets paid.<p>So even though he's out of work, he can afford to spend money like crazy.