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/ Apr 14, 2017

Magic clean house in front office, fire GM Hennigan

The Orlando Magic fired general manager Rob Hennigan on Thursday after the team failed to make the playoffs for a fifth consecutive year. Hennigan was fired along with assistant general manager Scott Perry, while another assistant, Matt Lloyd, was promoted to interim GM. The ...

Big O endorses Westbrook for MVP

/ Apr 13, 2017

Big O endorses Westbrook for MVP

Oscar Robertson endorsed Russell Westbrook for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award before the Oklahoma City Thunder’s regular-season finale against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. Westbrook broke Robertson’s single-season record for triple-doubles by getting his 42nd on Sunday against Denver. Robertson set the previous ...

Romo basks in honorary day with Mavericks

/ Apr 12, 2017

Romo basks in honorary day with Mavericks

Coach Rick Carlisle draped his arm around Tony Romo as the crowd roared in the final minutes of the Dallas Mavericks’ honorary game for the retiring Cowboys quarterback. Fans desperately wanted to see the career passing leader for the storied Cowboys franchise get in ...

Levanga earn narrow win over Akita

/ Apr 11, 2017

Levanga earn narrow win over Akita

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Potent 3-point shooting carried the Levanga Hokkaido past the Akita Northern Happinets on Tuesday night in Sapporo. The hosts sank 10 of 20 3s in a 66-65 victory, completing a two-game series sweep. The hosts needed the long-range scoring — every 3-point basket in ...

Apr 11, 2017

Longtime San Diego State coach Fisher set to retire

Two people with knowledge of the situation say Steve Fisher is retiring after spending 18 seasons as San Diego State’s basketball coach. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because Fisher’s decision hasn’t been announced by the school. The school scheduled a news ...

Heat remain in hunt for playoffs

/ Apr 11, 2017

Heat remain in hunt for playoffs

For the Miami Heat, the season is going down to the final night. They need a win. They need some help. But they still have a chance. Tyler Johnson scored 24 points, including the game’s final four from the foul line in overtime, and ...