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Dwight Howard won't need surgery

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard will not need surgery to repair the torn labrum in his right shoulder, the team said in a statement.<p>Howard, …

James Harden diagnosed with strep throat, should be OK for Friday

The Houston Rockets said James Harden is suffering from strep throat but should have their All-Star available Friday for Game 6.<p>The Houston Rockets said Thursday that guard James Harden has been suffering from strep throat, but he should be able to play in Friday's Game 6 against the Oklahoma City …

11 Examples Of Athletes Playing Through Extreme Injuries

Thursday night Bulls player Nate Robinson played 42 minutes with the flu while vomiting on the bench, and Warriors player David Lee came back from a torn hip flexor after just 12 days.<p>Some of the most iconic moments in sports history involve hobbled athletes fighting through pain to compete for a …

LulzSec member admits to hacking Sony, Nintendo websites

Another member of computer hacking group LulzSec has pleaded guilty to hacking the websites of major corporations, this time admitting to having tampered with those of Sony and Nintendo, reports Bloomberg.<p>Ryan Ackroyd pleaded guilty at a hearing in London today, after previous statements that he …

Issues Keeping Some Apple Users off FaceTime, iMessage

Issues with Apple’s online services prevented some customers on Tuesday from making use of iMessage and FaceTime.<p>In a post on its system status page, …

Katy Perry Selling Mansion She Bought With Russell Brand for $6.925 Million: Picture

<b>Katy Perry</b> is finally getting rid of the last vestiges of her marriage to <b>Russell Brand</b>. Nine months after the pair finalized their July 2012 divorce, …

Louisville and Michigan's unlikely heroes rise, fuel title runs

ATLANTA — About a year ago, an unknown 5-11 guard handed his boarding pass and identification to a security officer at an airport. Excited for a recruiting visit to a big Division I school, Spike Albrecht engaged in small talk about his trip.<p>The TSA officers didn't believe what he was telling …

Jeremy Lin on 60 Minutes: I Was Discriminated Against

Jeremy Lin's path to the NBA wasn't an easy one. Far from it, in fact.<p>In an interview with CBS' <i>60 Minutes</i>, Lin described the various forms of heckling he endured from the early stages of his basketball career.<p>When asked what opposing players would say, he made it clear nothing was off limits—not …

Dwyane Wade might sit until playoffs

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade won't rule out missing the rest of the regular season to recover from a right knee injury, but the Miami Heat star said Sunday …

Kevin Ware Injury Update: Louisville Guard's Spirit Aids Rehab and Team's Run

Kevin Ware's mental approach is refreshing.<p>Despite having suffered one of the most gruesome and disturbing injuries I've ever seen, he maintains a grounded and positive outlook on his recovery and his team's success.<p>His Louisville Cardinals will play for a national championship on Monday night when …

Carmelo Anthony Overtakes LeBron James in NBA Jersey Sales

It’s fitting that shortly after Carmelo Anthony passed Kevin Durant as the NBA’s leading scorer, the New York Knicks star overtook LeBron James in jersey sales.<p>According to Kurt Helin of Pro Basketball Talk, the league recently announced the top-selling jerseys across the nation based on sales …

Dad: Russ Smith to enter NBA draft

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Junior guard Russ Smith will leave Louisville early to enter the NBA draft, according to his father.<p>Russ Smith Sr. said the …

Basketball

Ben McLemore Announces Decision to Enter NBA Draft

Ben McLemore is widely considered to be a top-five pick in this year's NBA draft, and he could even be the top player selected. Thus, it was no surprise when the Kansas star announced his intent to enter the draft on Tuesday afternoon.<p>From Matt Tait of KUSports.com:<p>In his first mock draft of 2013, …