| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Spencer Hawes scored 24 points and made the winning basket late in the fourth quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers stunned the visiting Miami Heat, 114-110, on Wednesday night.
The 76ers, picked by many to finish with the NBA's worst record, made their...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Kobe Bryant now has something else to use as motivation on social media.
The Lakers guard -- whose "1225" Twitter avatar is presumably a reference to a pair of perceived slights by ESPN, which rated the Lakers the 12th-best team in the Western...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Laker Gary Payton will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The veteran point guard spent one year in Los Angeles, joining with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the 2003-04 season.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is wearing a protective boot on his injured right foot, and there is no timetable for his return to the lineup.
Red Sox Manager John Farrell said an MRI exam on Saturday morning showed inflammation and...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Lakers guard/forward Nick Young went home Wednesday, hosting his third annual back-to-school giveaway at Robertson Park.
"This is where it all started from, right here at Robertson Park," Young said. "It's where I grew up playing. I have history here....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
With a tough stretch of schedule to start the 2013-14 season, the Lakers may not finish November with a winning record.
The big question will be the health of Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn Achilles' tendon. Steve Nash...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Two of the top power forwards available in free agency have reportedly agreed to terms with NBA teams: Josh Smith is going to the Detroit Pistons and Carl Landry is returning to the Sacramento Kings.
Smith, an All-Star with the Atlanta Hawks, was the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Josh Smith and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a four-year, $54-million contract, a person familiar with the deal told Associated Press on Saturday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. NBA rules...