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Lakers, Mavs meet with Howard

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The pitches are finished and now the decision-making process begins for Dwight Howard.<p>The NBA's most sought-after free agent …

Jose Bautista wearing Dickey's pants

Jose Bautista's recent offensive surge certainly has unusual origins.<p>Bautista has raised his batting average 16 points during a four-game stretch …

5 Bold Predictions for the New York Yankees in the 2nd Half of the Season

The New York Yankees can always count on the Minnesota Twins to brighten their mood.<p>Coming off a five-game losing streak, the Yankees' bats have come alive in the first two games of a four-game set with the Twins.<p>The 17 runs scored is as many as they had in their prior seven games combined (six …

Manu Ginobili agrees to 2-year contract to stay with Spurs

The Spurs appear to be keeping the band together as Manu Ginobili agrees to a two-year contract.<p>The San Antonio Spurs and shooting guard Manu Ginobili agreed to a two-year contract on Wednesday, the player announced on Twitter. The deal will keep the team's beloved "Big Three" together through at …

Alaskan Fisherman Catches 200-Year-Old Fish

<b>UPDATE:</b> Well it looks like the early age estimates were off. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game have put the age of the fish at 64 years old.<p>A fisherman in Alaska caught a 40-pound shortraker fish that experts believe is 200 years old.<p>Here's more info from Eric Pfeiffer of <i>Yahoo! News:</i><p><i>The Daily</i> …

Fishing

ACC Commissioner Says No More Expansion, and That's a Good Thing

The ACC has moved to 15 teams and seems to be right happy about that. As the <i>Roanoke Times</i> reported, the league announced the official expansion move from New York City, partying in the Big Apple and welcoming not just Pitt and Syracuse, but Louisville and Notre Dame into the fold as well.<p>It was …

College Football

Tim Tebow Tried to Stop '07 Bar Fight Involving Aaron Hernandez

New England Patriots backup quarterback Tim Tebow was a witness to a 2007 bar fight in Florida involving a then-17 year old Aaron Hernandez and tried …

Reds' Homer Bailey throws his 2nd no-hitter in last 10 months

CINCINNATI -- Homer Bailey fretted for a moment as first baseman Joey Votto reached to pluck the ball out of the air for the final out. What next? …

Wimbledon 2013: Sabine Lisicki plays down talk of being favourite

WIMBLEDON 2013<p><b>Sabine Lisicki has played down the pressure of being many pundits' pick to win the Wimbledon title as she prepares for Thursday's semi-finals.</b><p>The German, seeded 23rd, will play Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska on Centre Court at about 15:00 BST.<p>They follow the 13:00 BST meeting …

Danica Patrick ranked 91st most powerful celebrity by Forbes

Danica Patrick is among the most powerful celebrities according to list published by Forbes.<p>NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is one of the "World's Most Powerful Celebrities," according to a list published by Forbes.<p>Patrick ranked 91st overall out of 100 and was the only motorsports driver to make the …

Signs ask Dwight Howard to 'Stay'

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers want Dwight Howard to re-sign and don't care who knows it.<p>The team unveiled a massive banner on the side of …

Source: A-Rod wary of Yankees

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez believes the New York Yankees do not want him to return this season, and perhaps ever again, a source told ESPNNewYork.com.<p>…

NCAA hands Ducks 3-year probation

The NCAA stripped Oregon of a scholarship in each of the next two seasons and placed the program on probation for three years, opting against stiffer …

Is Iman Shumpert Wearing an Orange New York Knicks Jersey of the Future?

Iman Shumpert gave the world a sneak preview of what might be the newest addition to the New York Knicks' jersey collection: a bright orange alternate uniform the shooting guard sent out via his Instagram account.<p>Don't worry, Beyond the Buzzer captured the picture and broadcast it to …

Basketball

Do New York Knicks Have Any Chance of Replacing J.R. Smith If He Bolts?

J.R. Smith's free agency presents a very real problem for the New York Knicks if he decides to take a walk and join another team, possibly putting them in a spot where they have no way to replace him.<p>New York has just Amar'e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Marcus Camby, Steve Novak, …

Pitchers have mammoth-hunting ancestors to thank for their prowess

Top baseball pitchers owe much of their success to our mammoth-hunting ancestors, a study suggests.<p>Humans evolved unique throwing skills some two …

Best Options for Denver Nuggets in 2013 NBA Draft with 27th Pick

Even though the Denver Nuggets only have one pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, there are several routes the organization can take.<p>Denver's new general manager and executive vice president of basketball operations, Tim Connelly, has made that perfectly clear in Aaron J. Lopez's article on the official …

The Yankees display Astros-level defense

Dwight Howard rumors: Star center reportedly 'unlikely' to re-sign with Lakers

With NBA free agency fast approaching, the Lakers may not be able to retain Dwight Howard.<p>Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is set to become a free agent on July 1, and it is "unlikely" he will re-sign with the Lakers due to his issues with head coach Mike D'Antoni's system, according to a …

Dwight Howard to sign elsewhere?

There is very little chance of Dwight Howard re-signing with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, according to sources close to the situation.<p>Howard …

NBA

Is David Ortiz the greatest DH ever?

We know he's great, but where on that scale is he sitting?<p>David Ortiz is pretty amazing.<p>It's easy to forget how utterly done he looked just a few years ago. In three short seasons from 2007 to 2009, Ortiz went from a near-league-leading 175 wRC+ -- a statistic that represents offensive production …

Gilbert Arenas Charged Following June Arrest for Possession of Illegal Fireworks

Former NBA star Gilbert Arenas was once known for creating fireworks on the court with his exciting style of play, but actual fireworks have now gotten him into a bit of hot water with the law.<p>According to TMZ, Arenas was pulled over early in June in Los Angeles for speeding. The officers who …

Basketball

Yankees Third Baseman Sets Best Basketball Pick In Baseball History

The 2013 Yankees, everyone.<p>In the top of the third inning of last night's Yankees/Rangers game, Texas shortstop Elvis Andrus laid down a sacrifice bunt, which was quickly scooped up by Andy Pettitte.<p>But then third baseman Jayson Nix was all, "NOT IN MY HOUSE!" and took out Pettitte's throw with an …

The 2013 YouTube Draft

Ranking Victor Oladipo, Steven Adams, and 10 other NBA prospects based on their Internet highlight reels<p>Welcome to the Third Annual YouTube Draft! As …

Will the New York Yankees Make the Playoffs?

The biggest question mark throughout the MLB season has been the New York Yankees. Coming into a season with injuries to stars like Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson and Mark Teixeira, many wrote them off quickly.<p>With some big performances from their replacements, the Yankees are still …

NBA Draft 2013: Charlotte Bobcats seek star player on shallow roster

The Charlotte Bobcats need a player to build around in the 2013 NBA Draft. Can they find that player at No. 4 overall?<p>The Charlotte Bobcats enter the NBA Draft in a position becoming all too familiar with their fans. They have a new coach, a struggling on-court product and are once again selecting …

Heat want Ray Allen to return

MIAMI -- Soon after stepping off the double-decker buses that carried them through the city for Monday's championship parade, the Miami Heat quickly …