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Could Durant be the next NBA star to head home?

Kevin Durant hasn’t closed the door on leaving OKC when he becomes a free agent.(Photo: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports) LAS VEGAS – When John Wall heard about LeBron James’ recent decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, he started … Continue reading

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NCAA has settlement agreement in concussion lawsuit

Under terms of a settlement, the NCAA would require member schools to make changes to their concussion-management policies and institute return-to-play guidelines.(Photo: Streeter Lecka, Getty Images) Nearly three years after former athletes filed the first of several concussion lawsuits against … Continue reading

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Serena discusses illness that ended her Wimbledon

Serena Williams walks off the court after illness forces her to retire from doubles match Tuesday with sister Venus.(Photo: Jan Kruger, Getty Images) STANFORD, Calif. – In her first public comments since her troubling exit from Wimbledon earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Sterling lawyer: ‘One stage of a long war’

Donald Sterling watches the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2013 NBA playoffs in San Antonio, Texas.(Photo: Ronald Martinez, Getty Images) LOS ANGELES – After a California judge on Monday issued a ruling in favor of … Continue reading

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Barkley makes generous offer to grieving families

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Stephen A. apologizes for remarks

Three days after his controversial statements about Ray Rice and domestic violence, Stephen A. Smith was back on ESPN2, making a solemn three-minute apology at the start of First Take before the program oddly transitioned into a discussion about LeBron … Continue reading

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Brees says he can play until 45; drug tests follow

(USA TODAY Sports Images) At the start of his 14th NFL training camp, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told reporters he’d like to play another 10 years, until he’s 45 years old. “I understand the challenges that come along … Continue reading

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NFL official tries to justify Ray Rice ban, fails

On Monday, the fallout continued from the NFL’s decision to suspend Ray Rice for two games because of a domestic violence incident. Adolpho Birch, the man in charge of NFL discipline, was roundly criticized for his evasive, 11-minute interview with … Continue reading

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Donald Sterling loses bid to block Clippers sale

Donald and Shelly Sterling, shown here at a Los Angeles Clippers game in this 2010 photo. On Monday, a California judge ruled that Shelly Sterling acted within the rules of the Sterling Family Trust in having her husband removed as … Continue reading

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Bell: Michael Vick could have third act with Jets

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick (1) looks on during training camp at SUNY Cortland.(Photo: Rich Barnes, USA TODAY Sports) CORTLAND, N.Y. — Supposedly, the New York Jets are Geno Smith’s team. Yet that working title at the start of … Continue reading

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