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  • Bob Condotta: NFL needs to value a player's character as much as his talent

    If the NFL had been a team in its own league, it would have opened the season by allowing a 109-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. And then things would really have gotten out of hand. Indeed, there were few darker weeks in the history of the NFL or...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat have enough offensive creativity?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat have enough offensive creativity?
    Q: Is there anyone on the roster now other than Dwyane Wade who can break down a defense and penetrate to the basket? Last season too often it was LeBron James-or-bust with Wade out of the lineup. Their roster remains built for small ball, but without the...
  • Report: Chauncey Billups retiring from NBA

    Report: Chauncey Billups retiring from NBA
    Guard Chauncey Billups, who was the 2004 NBA Finals MVP when he led the Detroit Pistons to a championship, told Yahoo Sports on Monday that he is retiring after 17 seasons. Billups missed 169 games the last three years, and the Pistons declined the team...
  • Report: Chauncey Billups retires from NBA

    Yahoo Sports writer Marc J. Spears reports that Chauncey Billups, the former Detroit Pistons All-Star nicknamed Mr. Big Shot, has decided to retire after 17 seasons. Billups, who'll be 38 later this month, returned to the Pistons last season on a two-...
  • MLB slightly adjusts home plate collision rule

    MLB slightly adjusts home plate collision rule
    After all the angst, all the confusion, all the outrage over the new rule designed to make collisions at home plate extinct, baseball officials responded Tuesday with one little change. "If a runner is out by 30 feet," Angels General Manager Jerry...
  • Report: Billups says he is retiring

    The Sports Xchange Report: Billups says he is retiring Guard Chauncey Billups, who was the 2004 NBA Finals MVP when he led the Detroit Pistons to a championship, told Yahoo Sports on Monday that he is retiring after 17 seasons. Billups missed 169 games...
  • Magic Newcomers: Introducing Evan Fournier

    Magic Newcomers: Introducing Evan Fournier
    Eight is enough -- more than enough, actually. That's the whopping number of new players expected to check into the Orlando Magic's 2014-15 training camp on Sept. 30 at Amway Center. There are four free-agent signees, three draft picks and another...
  • Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool

    Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool
       There is, of course, no autonomy when Pat Riley sits in the double-wide office at the end of the hallway, the one with the water views hard by Biscayne Bay. But there is a bit of equity that can be built after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals....
  • ASK IRA: Is Chris Bosh locked in as Heat's starting center?

    ASK IRA: Is Chris Bosh locked in as Heat's starting center?
    Q: I believe Chris Bosh's ability to be the go-to player the Heat need will depend on him playing power forward more consistently, where he excels. Any indications from this roster and potential signings that is a possibility? -- Jonathan, Miami. A: No....
  • ASK IRA: Is it time gloom gives way to Heat hope?

    ASK IRA: Is it time gloom gives way to Heat hope?
    Q: Nothing this summer has given me any real hope we have a shot. -- Robert. A: A shot at what? At a championship? At a return to the NBA Finals? At a competitive season? At compelling basketball on most nights? Look, this is where, for all he has...
  • Fame game: Celebrity sports ownership

    Fame game: Celebrity sports ownership
    Michael Jordan Team: Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets League: NBA Ownership: Majority owner since March 17, 2010 Championships: None Records: 115-213 (since March 17, 2010) Notes: The Bulls legend held minor stakes in the Washington Wizards in 2000-...
  • Gasol's play in World Cup impresses Thibodeau, Rose

    Gasol's play in World Cup impresses Thibodeau, Rose
    BARCELONA, Spain — Yes, Tom Thibodeau has left USA Basketball's hotel, dining one night near the Mediterranean Sea with other team personnel. So, no, he isn't pulling the curtains on his room shut tight, poring over film of Tuesday's...