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  • Virginia cruises past Maryland 11-2, heads to College World Series

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — As Virginia approached its most pressure-packed game of the season Monday night, Josh Sborz wasn't the first name to come to mind to help send the Cavaliers into the College World Series. By the end of the evening, he'd...
  • Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job

    Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job
    The Lakers have decided they need a coach with previous NBA coaching experience, which means one thing for Derek Fisher: He isn't a candidate. The Lakers think Fisher will be a solid NBA coach or executive at some point, but their initial curiosity...
  • Letters: After all this, Kings are royalty in L.A.

    Letters: After all this, Kings are royalty in L.A.
    I finally realize why the Lakers played with so little heart last season and the Dodgers are playing the same way this season. Somehow the Kings got all of it. Art Wastri Los Angeles :: As an avid sports fan in L.A. for over 50 years, I have to...
  • Timberwolves, Jazz hire coaches; Lakers one of three teams searching

    On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
  • Lakers should consider international coaching prospects Blatt, Messina

    Lakers should consider international coaching prospects Blatt, Messina
    The Lakers are taking their time to hire a replacement for Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as head coach on April 30. The list of interviewees thus far includes Byron Scott, Lionel Hollins, Alvin Gentry, Kurt Rambis and Mike Dunleavy, and it could grow to...
  • Report: Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering

    Report: Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering
    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was fined $25,000 by the NBA for tampering with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher, ESPN.com reported Monday. Jackson was reportedly fined for statements he made during a press conference last week about...
  • Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments

    Phil Jackson fined $25,000 for tampering over Derek Fisher comments
    The New York Knicks have serious interest in hiring former Laker Derek Fisher as head coach. Knicks president Phil Jackson hasn't been shy about talking about the Fisher possibility, resulting in a $25,000 fine by the NBA for tampering. A team...
  • Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching vacancy

    Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching vacancy
    The Lakers continue interviewing players and coaches from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis for their coaching vacancy. Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D’Antoni, who resigned from the team four weeks ago. The Lakers have...
  • Lakers interview Kurt Rambis for coaching position

    The Lakers interviewed another celebrated player from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis recently about their coaching vacancy. Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D'Antoni, who resigned four weeks ago. The Lakers have now...
  • Virginia baseball's recent slide seems more blip than trend

    Virginia baseball's recent slide seems more blip than trend
    Virginia has won two ACC baseball tournaments under Brian O'Connor, and the Cavaliers rode the wave of both championships, 2009 and '11, to the College World Series. Last week, Virginia went 1-2 at the ACC tournament. Moreover, the Cavaliers dropped two...
  • Thunder tries to come back from the brink, again, against Spurs

    Thunder tries to come back from the brink, again, against Spurs
    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have again reached the playoffs precipice, a familiar spot that could go by another name: Their happy place. The Oklahoma City Thunder stars have persevered through every the-end-is-nigh scenario this spring when...
  • U.Va. romps to regional baseball crown, will face Maryland in Super Regional

    CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia sent 11 batters to the plate during a huge six-run third inning, as No. 1 seed Virginia eliminated No. 2 Arkansas 9-2 at Davenport Field to win the NCAA Charlottesville Regional. All six of the Cavaliers' runs in the third...