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  • 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...
  • Derek Fisher's future could be a game of allegiance

    Derek Fisher's future could be a game of allegiance
    The phone calls and text messages will presumably be coming soon, if not already, from the old friend and the sage coach who want to team up with Derek Fisher one more time. Kobe Bryant won five NBA titles alongside Fisher and nearly a sixth thanks to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Billy Hunter claims Kobe Bryant meddled in NBA labor negotiations

    Former NBA players' union executive director Billy Hunter has claimed that Lakers star Kobe Bryant and agent Rob Pelinka, acting on behalf of union president Derek Fisher, meddled with his efforts to end the 2011 lockout. In a Los Angeles Superior Court...
  • Lakers can't hold off late Thunder rally and lose, 107-103

    Lakers can't hold off late Thunder rally and lose, 107-103
    The Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the fourth, scoring 19 of his 43 points to push the Thunder to a 107-103 victory. The short-handed...
  • Lakers are screened out by ESPN and NBA

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Lakers have spent plenty of time in the TV glare over the years, continually logging the maximum number of games allowed by the NBA on national TV. But this week they got a cold, hard stare from the NBA and ESPN, who decided...
  • Jordan Hill's career game carries Lakers to 114-99 win over Pistons

    Jordan Hill's career game carries Lakers to 114-99 win over Pistons
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  • Letters: Let's see what happens in 2014

    As we finish off 2013, here are a few things I'd like to see in the sports world for the New Year: •An official announcement from the NFL that Los Angeles will finally have a team again (preferably the Rams, back where they belong). The end of...