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Jul 14, 2016

Speaking at ESPY Awards, LeBron leads call to end gun violence

LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling. The show honoring the year’s best athletes and sports ...

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

Jul 14, 2016

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

When Tim Duncan decided to reflect on his outstanding 19-year NBA career, the understated star did it in the most Timmy way possible: seated at a table with a friend from the islands. Two days after the San Antonio Spurs announced his retirement, Duncan ...

Jul 12, 2016

Casson named Timberwolves' new CEO

The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired San Francisco 49ers executive Ethan Casson to be the team’s new chief executive officer. The team announced the hiring on Monday. Casson will replace Rob Moor, who stepped down from his post and will start on Aug. 8. Casson ...

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Jul 12, 2016

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement. So when one of the most understated superstars in sports decided to finally call it a career after ...

Jul 7, 2016

NBA to introduce new shot clock, timing system

Time’s up for the old NBA shot clock. The league will debut a new timing system and shot clock this week in Las Vegas during the NBA Summer League, which will then be integrated into all 29 arenas for the 2016-17 season. The league ...

Wade bids Heat farewell, will return home to play for Bulls

Jul 7, 2016

Wade bids Heat farewell, will return home to play for Bulls

Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called “an extremely emotional and tough decision” on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls. Wade will sign a two-year deal with the Bulls, one that will ...

Nowitzki stays put; Spurs get Gasol

Jul 6, 2016

Nowitzki stays put; Spurs get Gasol

Star forward Dirk Nowitzki has agreed to terms on a two-year deal to stay with the Dallas Mavericks, while Pau Gasol has agreed to join the San Antonio Spurs. Nowitzki has a two-year deal worth $40 million, according to The Dallas Morning News and ...