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Despite Mike D'Antoni, LA Lakers Can Be Glad They Don't Still Have Mike Brown

Good guy.<p>Hard worker.<p>Those two qualities are what you want in just about every job.<p>When it comes to being an NBA head coach, it needs to be different.<p>Tough guy.<p>Smart worker.<p>The ongoing failures of Mike Brown as Cleveland Cavaliers head coach after his bust as Los Angeles Lakers coach are a reminder …

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NBC4 Southern California

The NBC4 Southern California app connects you with weather, local news and breaking news throughout Southern California. Plus, watch NBC4 live, …

Pau Gasol Pledges $1,000 Per Point on Friday for Philippines Relief

No matter where our NBA allegiance lies, we should all be Pau Gasol fans on Friday night.<p>The Los Angeles Lakers big man has pledged to donate $1,000 for every point he scores against the Golden State Warriors.<p>Here's what Gasol said, courtesy of CrowdRise.com:<p>Children are suffering in the …

NBA

Kobe Bryant Identifies Himself as 'Black Mamba' on Call to Billy Hunter

Any story that features Kobe Bryant placing an ominous, late-night call to former NBPA executive director Billy Hunter is bound to be a good one.<p>But now that court documents in Hunter's ongoing lawsuit against the union that canned him reveal Bryant identified himself by one of his most famous …

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Google responds to Microsoft smear campaign with witty retort about wearable computing

Yesterday, Microsoft started selling hats, mugs, T-shirts, and hoodies with a distinct anti-Google message, bearing phrases like "keep calm while we steal your data" alongside the Chrome browser logo. They're the latest wave of Microsoft's long-running Scroogled campaign, designed to frighten …

Xbox One teardown reveals it’s even more like a PC than the PlayStation 4

Both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are basically powerful PCs in game-console clothing.<p>But in the Xbox One’s case, this is even more so, according to a teardown by the venerable repair geeks at iFixit.<p>The Xbox One’s enormous and boxy case actually makes it seem like you’re shoving a computer …

The Beaufort Police Department unveiled the new SRO car at an all-hands meeting this week. The 2011 Dodge Challenger is replacing a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria assigned to the SRO at Lady's Island Middle School. The unique vehicle is designed to be a conversation starter and draw the attention of the students. The vehicle will also be used for community events, recruiting, and other special presentations. It will makes its debut at next week's Veterans' Day Parade. A special thanks to the folks at Butler Dodge for the great service and special accessories they added to the vehicle. We think it is the best looking patrol car in the State.

Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers: What Can We Expect This Season?

Recently, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons sat down for a Los Angeles Lakers preview podcast. It’s great! Check it out here. Both these guys know hoops and have deep sources. Plus, any podcast that features a Magic Johnson Mogul doll has my attention.<p>The podcast cracked me up because, while at first the …

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Why Kobe Bryant's Patience Will Be Tested More Than Ever in 2013-14

Kobe Bryant’s resolve will be tested like never before during the course of the 2013-14 season.<p>After suffering a horrific Achilles tear toward the end of the 2012-13 campaign against the Golden State Warriors, the Los Angeles Lakers’ all-time leading scorer is on the road to recovery.<p>The initial …

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Blogtable: Toughest Player … Ever « NBA.com | Hang Time Blog

<i>Each week, we’ll ask our stable of scribes across the globe to weigh in on the three most important NBA topics of the day — and then give you a</i> …

Can Pau Gasol Be an Alpha Dog in Kobe's Absence?

Pau Gasol is not what most would call an alpha dog. Instead, he's long been known for his cerebral play and versatility. The question really isn't whether he can duplicate Kobe Bryant. It's about being there when it's needed.<p>In 2010, Gasol was called upon to step it up in a crucial Game 6 in the …

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Tracy McGrady Pities Kobe After Watching Lakers Struggle in Person

This is how low Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have sunk: Tracy McGrady, a former star who hasn't had a relevant NBA impact since the 2007-08 season, is offering his sympathies via Twitter.<p>"T-Mac" caught the Lakers game against the Utah Jazz Oct. 22 and had this to say about it:<p>The Lakers …

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Would Michael Jordan Be as Popular as Kobe If Social Media Existed in His Era?

To this day, Michael Jordan remains one of the most popular athletes in the world.<p>There's no doubt that if social media existed in his era, he would be even more acclaimed. Modern-day athletes like Kobe Bryant would seem almost insignificant in comparison.<p>If you took a survey of random people …

Social Media

Kobe Bryant, no. 6: ‘The last chapter’ is upon us http://bit.ly/19UOSWr #SLAMTop50

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[DV整點快訊] 1.Harden還在跟著Wade、Kobe及Manu等前輩的腳步 在稍早的時候,NBA官方的總經理投票中Harden被列為最好的得分後衛。在今天訓練結束後被問及此事的時候,Harden表示他仍然在追趕Kobe Bryant、Dwyane Wade和Manu Ginobili的腳步。(全文-http://goo.gl/IM0VBF) 2.大嘴米勒:快艇幹的好啊! 最近快艇最大的改變並不是他們的陣容,也不是他們不再空中接力,而是他們將在主場比賽時,用球員海報遮住湖人隊的冠軍旗幟和退役球衣。他們的這史無前例的動作得到了前溜馬傳奇球星、TNT主播Reggie Miller的支持。(全文-http://goo.gl/FSSDbs) 3.火箭雙星獲總經理心中最佳五人 稍早之前,NBA官方邀請了聯盟中30支球隊的總經理,讓他們對每個位置最佳球員的問題進行了投票。各支球隊的總經理被禁止投票給自己的主隊或者與主隊相關的球員與教練,一起來看看在各總經理的心中,到底那些球員是最優秀的呢?(全文- http://goo.gl/cDLUN7)

Suns release Michael Beasley

Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, was released by the Phoenix Suns in the wake of his recent arrest on suspicion of …

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Andre Brown injury: Giants place RB on IR, search for replacements

The Giants are reportedly looking for veteran help at running back after placing Andre Brown on the injured reserve/designated to return list.<p>The New York Giants have placed running back Andre Brown on the injured reserve/designated to return list. The team may also be shopping around for a veteran …

Terrelle Pryor Reportedly Named Starting QB for Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen has reportedly named Terrelle Pryor, the third-year quarterback out of Ohio State, his starter, according to Vic Tafur of the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>, :<p>Tafur continued:<p>Terrelle Pryor has been named the Raiders starting quarterback for the season-opener on …

Football (U.S.)

AP College Football Poll 2013: Complete Week 2 Rankings Released

The first AP Top 25 poll of the college football regular season features plenty of changes, and arguments can certainly be made that even more should have been made, but there is no denying the fact that the Alabama Crimson Tide deserve their spot in the catbird seat.<p>Expectations are obviously high …

College Football

Isaac Redman named Steelers' starting running back

Redman will get the start over Felix Jones in the Steeles' regular-season opener.<p>The Pittsburgh Steelers have confirmed that running back Isaac Redman will be the starter in Sunday's regular-season opener against the Tennessee Titans.<p><b>More Steelers coverage at</b> Behind The Steel Curtain<p>Redman entered …

Patriots owner Robert Kraft professes 'love' for Tim Tebow

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft joined <i>CBS This Morning</i> on Tuesday to discuss concussions, Tom Brady, Aaron Hernandez, and newly released quarterback Tim Tebow. Kraft spoke glowingly of Tebow and says he “very much wanted him on the team.”<p>Via CBS Sports:<p>“I love Tim Tebow and I very much …

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Roger Federer falls in straight sets to Tommy Robredo at the US Open

No.19 seed Tommy Robredo stuns five time US Open champion Roger Federer 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 in fourth round<p>Roger Federer, a five-time champion here, is out of the US Open and, at 32, sliding steadily further away from the summit upon which he stood for so long. His straight sets loss on Monday night to …

Tiger Woods slumps to No. 2 in 2013 FedExCup standings after deflating Deutsche Bank Championship

Tiger Woods never got it going at the Deutsche Bank Championship, where the world No. 1 lost his top spot in the FedExCup rankings after a woeful week at TPC Boston.<p>Tiger Woods began the week as the official top golfer in the world and in the FedExCup standings. Still No. 1 in the rankings, Woods, …

Source: Kobe wants another title

Kobe Bryant set off a mild panic among Los Angeles Lakers fans Friday afternoon when he selected "The Last Chapter" as the slogan that best …

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