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  • Handicapping the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes

    Handicapping the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes
    Baltimore's most prominent basketballer, Carmelo Anthony, has been the subject of trade talk since his wedding this summer. As my colleague Kevin Van Valkenburg wrote in this feature last month, the uncertainty and the negative feedback from Denver...
  • Mikhail Prokhorov big in books as well as politics

    Mikhail Prokhorov big in books as well as politics
    Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is best known in the United States as the owner of the New Jersy Nets pro basketball team. Today, more non-basketball fans are learbning about his political ambitions, as he announced that he is running for the...
  • Cowboys are No. 1 as August ushers in NFL

     Cowboys are No. 1 as August ushers in NFL
    Let's talk a little about August. The old Romans called it "Sextili" instead of "August," but it seems like "sextili" was a common topic back then. Their calendar originally had 10 months, but, just like the SEC, the Romans decided to expand and added...
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
  • Heat the team to beat in NBA's Eastern Conference

    Heat the team to beat in NBA's Eastern Conference
    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. Miami 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...
  • Falling Lakers need to let go of Pau Gasol

    Falling Lakers need to let go of Pau Gasol
    It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance: Ciao, Pau Gasol. Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
  • Of tweets, tanks, and tabloid fodder: the NBA midseason awards

    It's always more fun to be inclusive when it comes to NBA midseason awards. So for every Kevin Durant (our most valuable player), we like to mix in a Larry Sanders (most exasperating) or a Kendall Marshall (most unlikely rise to a starter). Here,...
  • NBA quotes of the week: A selection of interesting utterances

    NBA quotes of the week: A selection of interesting utterances
    Watching from afar Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, on his visibility after attending only his second game of the season when his team played the Atlanta Hawks in London: "Frankly speaking, there's a lot of criticism that I am not in Brooklyn....
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The 47th Annual CMA Awards' on ABC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Revolution Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell)...
  • Report: Kidd to buy Jay Z's stake in Nets

    Report: Kidd to buy Jay Z's stake in Nets
    Jason Kidd will not only coach the Brooklyn Nets, but he'll own a stake in the team as well, according to a report. Kidd is buying half of Jay Z's minority share of the team for about $500,000, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Jay Z's stake in the...
  • N.J. Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov to run for president of Russia

     
    Mikhail Prokhorov, the billionaire owner of the New Jersey Nets, said Monday that he will run for president of Russia against Vladimir Putin. Elections will be held in March. Prokhorov said he is running because "society is waking up…. Those......
  • Dwight Howard: Which team eventually will land him in a trade?

     
    Dwight Howard can become a free agent after this season, meaning the Orlando Magic have until then to trade their star center or risk losing him and getting nothing in return. Writers discuss where Dwight Howard might end up....