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Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Basketball / NBA Oct 23, 2018

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Patty Mills drilled a jumper with seven seconds remaining in overtime to cap a 7-0 run in the final 55 seconds and lift the San Antonio Spurs to a wild 143-142 win over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. The result kept LeBron James ...

Rockets spoil James' home debut in fight-marred game

Basketball / NBA Oct 21, 2018

Rockets spoil James' home debut in fight-marred game

LeBron James' home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers ended on a sour note Saturday as the Houston Rockets seized control late for a 124-115 win in a physical contest at Staples Center. James finished with 24 points and five assists but the Lakers couldn't ...

Blazers spoil LeBron's L.A. debut

Basketball / NBA Oct 19, 2018

Blazers spoil LeBron's L.A. debut

LeBron James opened with two thunderous dunks and had 26 points and 12 rebounds in his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the Portland Trail Blazers prevailed 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Damian Lillard had 28 points and ...

Caster Semenya gains fans amid IAAF battle

More Sports / Track & Field Oct 18, 2018

Caster Semenya gains fans amid IAAF battle

South African track star Caster Semenya can add LeBron James to her list of admirers ahead of a showdown with the international track and field governing body. James watched the world and Olympic 800-meter champion win a race last month in Berlin. She's his fan, ...

Lakers thrilled by LeBron James' leadership in first practice

Basketball / NBA Sep 26, 2018

Lakers thrilled by LeBron James' leadership in first practice

Although the Lakers' first official practice of the LeBron James era was focused on defense and learning new terminology, they ended it with a good old-fashioned 3-point shooting contest. The Lakers' new superstar was just another teammate during the spirited back-and-forth competition Tuesday. When James ...

Trump takes aim at LeBron; Michael Jordan, other athletes respond

Basketball / NBA Aug 5, 2018

Trump takes aim at LeBron; Michael Jordan, other athletes respond

Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging NBA star LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent African-American men. Melania Trump's spokeswoman quickly ...