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  • Beasley's number appears up (again) with Heat

    Beasley's number appears up (again) with Heat
       The last time the Miami Heat gave away Michael Beasley's number they at least waited a year before issuing No. 30 to Norris Cole.    This time, the transaction took place within a matter of weeks, with Beasley's No. 8 already assigned to newcomer...
  • Jason Lloyd: Cavaliers could be on the cusp of building a new NBA dynasty

    In a city built on sports heartbreak and despair, in a town with a river named Chagrin, it's difficult to process days (and summers) like this. The Cavaliers can't stop scratching winning lottery tickets. One magical essay and one well-timed trade has...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 8/26 log (updated Sunday PM)

    9 a.m.    Field hockey: Sept. 2013: Bethel vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tampa Bay at Buffalo (d.).--NFL Net. 10:30 a.m.    Volleyball: Oct. 2013: Kecoughtan girls vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open first round.--...
  • Sky's Quigley WNBA 'Sixth Woman of Year'

    Sky's Quigley WNBA 'Sixth Woman of Year'
    Earlier this season, Sky coach Pokey Chatman told guard Allie Quigley, “You’re the captain of my second team.” The WNBA announced Sunday that Quigley has become the league-wide version of captain of the second team by being voted Sixth...
  • USA Basketball picks Rose for World Cup

    USA Basketball picks Rose for World Cup
    Now, the only question becomes whether Derrick Rose reclaims his starting spot. Rose, the starting point guard when USA Basketball captured gold at the 2010 World Championships in Turkey, was named one of 12 finalists for the FIBA World Cup that...
  • Cavs sign F Powell

    The Sports Xchange Cavs sign F Powell The Cleveland Cavaliers signed second round draft pick Dwight Powell on Saturday. Powell, a forward out of Stanford, averaged 10.8 points and 6.3 rebounds in 26.2 minutes over 136 games (105 starts) in four years....
  • Shaquille O'Neal compares Kobe and LeBron but calls Dr. J 'greatest'

    Shaquille O'Neal compares Kobe and LeBron but calls Dr. J 'greatest'
    Through his 19-year career, Shaquille O'Neal played with both Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. "They're different," said O'Neal to AttennaMag.com. "LeBron is more of an all-around player -- 'Hey this guy's open, let me kick it to him.'" O'Neal played...
  • ASK IRA: Is this season the right time for Heat to play prospects?

    ASK IRA: Is this season the right time for Heat to play prospects?
    Q: Does it concern you how sometimes Erik Spoelstra doesn't play his entire hand? I would really like to see some of the younger guys play (i.e., Shabazz Napier and James Ennis), but sometimes Spo's minute distribution is a little tight. And from the...
  • Thaddeus Young trade to Timberwolves finalized

    Sam Hinkie's dramatic overhaul of the Sixers' roster moved forward Saturday as the oft-discussed trade of Thaddeus Young was finalized. As reported and confirmed Friday, the Sixers sent their longest-tenured player to the Minnesota Timberwolves for two...
  • Team USA sets final roster

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: adds Krzyzewski quote and early schedule Team USA sets final roster USA Basketball trimmed its roster to 12 players for the FIBA World Cup tournament that starts next week in Spain. Among those making the...
  • ASK IRA: Better Heat roster: In 2010 before LeBron's arrival or now?

    ASK IRA: Better Heat roster: In 2010 before LeBron's arrival or now?
    Q: Ira, in your opinion do you believe the Heat have a better roster now than they did when they were facing LeBron James and the Cavaliers before he joined Miami? -- Stefano. A: That's an intriguing question, one that has to factor in that they still...
  • Allentown's PPL Center announces another event, and it's a major league sport

     
    Allentown’s PPL Center has just announced another event to take place at the new arena, and this one is a sporting event. It’s not hockey, but it’s major league,. The arena will play host to an NBA preseason game: The......