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Kevin Durant becomes 2nd youngest player ever to reach 20,000 points

LeBron James is the only player to reach 20,000 points quicker than Durant did.<p>Kevin Durant became the second-youngest NBA player to score 20,000 points in his career, hitting the figure with a long two-point jumper in the first half against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. Durant is 29 years …

Basketball

Better Business Bureau CEO Says LaVar Ball's Big Baller Brand Has 'F' Rating

Customers may want to think twice before buying products from Big Baller Brand.<p>According to a Monday report from TMZ Sports, the Better Business Bureau said LaVar Ball's company has an F, the lowest grade it gives out. The Better Business Bureau "has been inundated with complaints from customers …

Basketball

'It Gets Old All the Time:' Lakers Already Sick of Lavar Ball-Walton Controversy

LOS ANGELES — The Lakers must have seen this coming, the unrestrained punditry of their prized draft pick's father. You can't say we didn't warn them. After a year of LaVar Ball's proclaiming his spawn, Lonzo, as the best young basketball player of his generation (or many of those before) while his …

We drove the $136,000 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and finally understand why it's an automotive legend

As an auto journalist, I drive more than 70 cars a year. But there are few vehicles I've been more excited to experience than the Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen — or as it's more commonly known, the G-Wagon.<p>Technically, Mercedes-Benz retired the G-Wagon moniker in favor of the G-Class designation in …

Fuel Your Running Without Breaking the Bank

“Look! It’s an entire hillside of dandelion greens and raspberries. We’re rich—with nutrients!”<p>Midway through a run beneath Kendall Mountain in …

Nutrition

Gene therapy for inherited blindness sets precedent: $850,000 price tag

A landmark gene therapy to treat a rare, inherited form of blindness will cost $850,000 — a price tag so daunting that its maker will offer health insurers partial rebates if the drug doesn't work and is seeking to pilot an installment payment option.<p>The drug, called Luxturna, is the realization of …

Health Care

Brits are paying more for music streaming than ever before

The UK economy might be slowing, but a new report shows that Brits aren't averse to paying for the things they love. The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) revealed today that sales of music, movies and video games reached a record high in 2017, helped mostly by digital services like …

UK Economy

World Health Organization says gaming addiction is a disease

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released the latest draft of its International Compendium of Diseases. Two of the most eye-catching additions to this update, the first in several years, are “hazardous gaming,” and “gaming disorder.” This would effectively put a gaming addiction on the …

Drop Everything and Buy a $383 Round-trip Flight to Italy or Greece (Video)

Celebrate a new year of travel by booking a cheap flight to Italy or Greece this winter. Flights are on sale starting at $383 round-trip.<p><i>Thrifty</i> …

Flying

5 unexpected places you need to visit in 2018

Of the many resolutions we make at the start of every year, traveling more usually tops the list. But the world is a big, big place. And most of us operate on limited budgets.<p>So, where to go and what to see? "Rough Guide" author and Conde Nast Traveler contributor Mark Ellwood is here to help you …

Travel

Thomas shines in debut as Cavs down Trail Blazers 127-110

CLEVELAND (AP) — Isaiah Thomas had one last wait.<p>Sitting on the scorer's table, Thomas could see the end of his seventh-month odyssey in front of …

Chuba Akpom's Dad Feared Son Had Been Kidnapped After He Crashed His Car in Drink Driving Fiasco

Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom has been banned from driving after admitting to having driven drunk following the consumption of a mix of vodka and …

Dodgers hire former Cubs pitcher Mark Prior as bullpen coach

The Los Angeles Dodgers have hired former Chicago Cubs pitcher Mark Prior to be their bullpen coach.<p>The 37-year-old Prior has spent the past four seasons with the San Diego Padres organization, most recently working as their minor-league pitching coordinator. He retired from baseball in 2013 and …

Latest victory gives Golden Knights NHL's best record at home

Maybe the "Vegas Flu" is real after all.<p>A 3-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday gave the Vegas Golden Knights their 17th win on home …

Carson Palmer follows Bruce Arians into retirement. Is Larry Fitzgerald next?

For the Cardinals and their fans, the question now is whether retirements are among the things that come in threes. With Carson Palmer quickly following Coach Bruce Arians in announcing this week that he was calling it a career, Larry Fitzgerald could well become the third major figure for Arizona …