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  • Clippers buy into what Doc Rivers is selling

    LOS ANGELES Last summer Grant Hill had just retired from professional basketball. His last team, the Clippers, had been eliminated from the playoffs in Memphis. His last coach, Vinny Del Negro, who recruited Hill to Los Angeles, was no longer under...
  • Wizards up 2-0 after winning in Chicago

    Wizards up 2-0 after winning in Chicago CHICAGO -- Even after Washington's two road wins in the first-round playoff series, guard John Wall continues to insist the Wizards are the underdogs against the Chicago Bulls. He might lose credibility if he...
  • Bulls' Thibodeau third in Coach of Year voting

    Bulls' Thibodeau third in Coach of Year voting
    In Tom Thibodeau’s four seasons with the Bulls, he has finished first, second, eighth and third in Coach of the Year voting. The latest finish of third, which the NBA announced Tuesday, placed him behind the Spurs’ Gregg Popovich and Suns&...
  • Bulls quickly running out of playoff options

    Bulls quickly running out of playoff options
    With the game and perhaps the Bulls' season on the line against the Wizards on Tuesday night at the United Center, guard Kirk Hinrich took the ball to the basket on the final possession of a 101-99 overtime loss. That alone summed up the biggest problem...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 4/24 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    8:30 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Barcelona tournament (in Spain).--Tennis Ch. 9:30 a.m.    Golf: China Open first round (d. in Shenzhen).--Golf 11 a.m.    Lacrosse: ACC women’s quarterfinals: Virginia Tech vs. Maryland, then Virginia vs. Duke at 1...
  • Spurs' Gregg Popovich is NBA coach of the year for the third time

    Spurs' Gregg Popovich is NBA coach of the year for the third time
    Gregg Popovich has become just the third person ever to be named the NBA coach of the year three times. Popovich, who coached the San Antonio Spurs to a league-best 62-20 record, joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley in that elite group. He also won the...
  • Youth served as DeRozan leads 'Northern Uprising'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto Raptors have promoted their return to the NBA postseason after a six-year absence as a 'Northern Uprising' and on Tuesday they backed up the marketing campaign with a 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The victory was...
  • Buffalo Bills - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Buffalo Bills - INSIDE SLANT Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone revealed on the team's website that he recently had a cancerous mole removed from his skin. In a statement, Marrone said, "During a recent doctor's visit, it was...
  • Noah's got your backs, Bulls

    Noah's got your backs, Bulls
    It's no surprise to Bulls fanatics that Joakim Noah was named the NBA's defensive player of the year on Monday. In the minds of Chicagoans, there is no real competition. Fans love his tenacity. His intensity. That roar and, of course, the hair. He makes...
  • On The Fly

    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was named NBA coach of the year. He has won the award three times, tying Pat Riley and Don Nelson. San Antonio (league-best 62-20 this season) has won 50 or more games 15 seasons in a row. Popovich is in his 18th...
  • Anybody worried about Mavericks' Nowitzki? One bad shooting night won't stop him

    SAN ANTONIO Dirk Nowitzki is easy to take for granted. Just pencil him in for 25 points and 10 rebounds when the playoffs crank up and forget about him. That's what makes his off games stick out so much. What also stands out is the way Nowitzki...
  • Pacers 101, Hawks 85

    Pacers 101, Hawks 85: Paul George collected 27 points, 10 rebounds and six assists as host Indiana controlled the second half to even the first-round Eastern Conference series with Atlanta at a game apiece. Luis Scola added 20 points off the bench and...