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  • Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 3: includes completion of first round Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs NEW YORK -- Andrew Wiggins is not the most famous player ever selected first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers,...
  • Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better

    Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better
    NEW YORK — LeBron James saw what he did. We all saw what he did. As a junior, Shabazz Napier pulled one overtime rabbit out of a hat after another. As a senior, Napier took a team that nobody picked for the Final Four and led UConn to a national...
  • Winning trump card in Carmelo Anthony choice

    Winning trump card in Carmelo Anthony choice
    Of all the things free-agent Carmelo Anthony might wonder as he visits the Bulls, the biggest question about the future no team official can answer. How long will Derrick Rose's knees hold up? That conundrum represents the other major difference...
  • 'Big Brother' Rolls Thursday; NBA Draft Hits High for ESPN

    CBS' "Big Brother" dominated in its second night, nearly drawing as many young adults as the combined firstrun offerings on ABC, NBC and Fox during Thursday's middle hour. The night also saw a fairly good return for ABC's documentary series "NY Med" and...
  • LeBron's wife embraces return to Ohio . . . and so it begins | Photo

    LeBron's wife embraces return to Ohio . . . and so it begins | Photo
    LeBron James returns to his native Akron every summer. This summer, of course, is a bit different, with the Heat forward in position to jump back into the NBA's free-agency pool. So when James' wife, Savannah, heralds the family's return to Ohio . . ....
  • Even if Rose called LeBron, what could he sell?

    Even if Rose called LeBron, what could he sell?
    LeBron James told the Heat he would opt out of his contract and pursue free agency. Does Derrick Rose have a phone that calls someone other than Kirk Hinrich? Rose likes to say that he doesn’t call or text free agents in a effort to recruit...
  • There's No Time Like Futbol Time

    There's No Time Like Futbol Time
    If only the World Cup were as simple as Luis Suarez. He bites Giorgi Chiellini on the shoulder, doesn’t get thrown out, Uruguay eliminates Italy and the entire planet outside of Montevideo is outraged. But what about the vagaries of World Cup...
  • Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game

     Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game
    Move over, baseball and basketball. Soccer is ready to score as America's next major TV sport. Ratings for some World Cup games in Brazil are already surpassing those for the NBA Finals and the World Series, driven by avid viewing among Latinos and...
  • June ratings: WFTV pulls to front

    June ratings: WFTV pulls to front
    WFTV-Channel 9 and WESH-Channel 2 split victories in late news for June. But the latest ratings report was mostly good news for WFTV, which surpassed WESH at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. after WESH won very tight races in May in the 25-to-54 age group. At 6 p.m....
  • World Cup fever in Chicago, U.S., but what's next?

     World Cup fever in Chicago, U.S., but what's next?
    A decade ago, when Northwestern men's soccer coach Tim Lenahan had "favorite shirt day" at his summer camp in Evanston, the kids showed up in McMahon, Jordan and Sosa jerseys. At favorite shirt day this month, the kids were wearing jerseys proclaiming...
  • Stoppage time still a puzzler to novice soccer fans

    If only the World Cup were as simple as Luis Suarez. He bites Giorgi Chiellini on the shoulder, doesn't get thrown out, Uruguay eliminates Italy and the entire planet outside of Montevideo is outraged. But what about the vagaries of World Cup stoppage...
  • Napier, Daniels Draft Scenarios

    The Shabazz Scenarios On the eve of the NBA Draft, Shabazz Napier's name was popping up in trade rumors. Once considered a late-first round pick pick at best, Napier is, according to an ESPN report, the target of the Miami Heat, who hold the 26th pick...