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  • Meeks says he didn't post altered photo of Dwight Howard in drag

    Meeks says he didn't post altered photo of Dwight Howard in drag
    The fallout from the Dwight Howard situation even snared mild-mannered Lakers reserve Jodie Meeks. Numerous websites claimed that Meeks posted a photo on Instagram of Howard Photoshopped as a female basketball player, complete with pigtails, makeup...
  • Sparks beat San Antonio, 93-66, and extend home winning streak

    Sparks beat San Antonio, 93-66, and extend home winning streak
    Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and a season-high 16 rebounds, and Candace Parker added 18 points to help the Sparks beat the San Antonio Silver Stars, 93-66, on Saturday at Staples Center and extend their regular-season home winning streak to 18 games. The...
  • After Dwight Howard's departure, Lakers ponder a sketchy future

    After Dwight Howard's departure, Lakers ponder a sketchy future
    Happy 33rd birthday, Pau Gasol. That was about all the Lakers could muster Saturday after Dwight Howard spat on the cake a day earlier, leaving for the Houston Rockets after a five-day, five-team odyssey. There's really only one question: What's next?...
  • Minnesota Lynx prevail over the Sparks, 88-64

    Minnesota Lynx prevail over the Sparks, 88-64
    MINNEAPOLIS — As Lindsay Whalen goes, so often go the Minnesota Lynx. Whalen scored 20 points in the Lynx's 88-64 victory over the Sparks on Friday night at Target Center. Seimone Augustus had 19 points, and Devereaux Peters added 14 points...
  • Despite late surge, Sparks fall to the Chicago Sky, 94-82

    Despite late surge, Sparks fall to the Chicago Sky, 94-82
    ROSEMONT, Ill. — Epiphanny Prince scored 21 points and Elena Delle Donne had 20 to lead a balanced offense as the Chicago Sky held off a late surge in a 94-82 victory over the Sparks on Saturday night. Sylvia Fowles added 17 points in the first...
  • Robbie Rogers, openly gay soccer player, joins the Galaxy

    Robbie Rogers, openly gay soccer player, joins the Galaxy
    For Robbie Rogers, the comeback trail is laid out in front of him. The Galaxy unveiled its newest acquisition Saturday afternoon, and Rogers will become the first openly gay athlete to play in an American professional sports league for men when he takes...
  • Brittney Griner says Baylor asked her not to reveal she is gay

    Brittney Griner says Baylor asked her not to reveal she is gay
    Former Baylor star Brittney Griner said Sunday that her coach at Baylor, Kim Mulkey, asked her to not be publicly open about being gay out of fear it would hurt recruiting. "It was a recruiting thing," Griner told espnW.com. "The coaches thought that...
  • The Week in Sports | October 1 – 7, 2012

     
    The Week in Sports from around the world....
  • Girls' basketball: Steve Smith steps down at L.A. Windward

     
    After 13 years as girls' basketball coach at L.A. Windward, Steve Smith will be stepping down to devote full attention to being the school's athletic director and pursuing a master's degree. He will be replaced by assistant Vanessa Nygaard, who......
  • Orlando Woolridge dies at 52; former Laker was offensive sparkplug

    Orlando Woolridge dies at 52; former Laker was offensive sparkplug
    Orlando Woolridge, the rugged forward and former Laker who carved out a reputation over 13 NBA seasons as a scoring specialist and became one of the original alley-oop artists, has died. He was 52. Woolridge, who was with the Lakers from 1988 to 1990,...
  • Candace Parker and Tyson Chandler pose nude for ESPN magazine

    Candace Parker and Tyson Chandler pose nude for ESPN magazine
    Athletes from a wide variety of fields have posed nude for the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue, including New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler, Sparks forward Candace Parker, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Toronto...