Monday Jul 21
Bangor Daily News
Demise of UFC 176 adds depth to Bangor card
The card for UFC Fight Night 47 has been built up to nine bouts, in part due to the demise of that mixed martial arts organization's next scheduled pay-per-view event.
Summer of the Lakers' Discontent
There's trouble in the former NBA paradise. It's so long since Commissioner David Stern, trading jibes on the radio with Dan Albert circa 2002, said that his favorite matchup was "the Lakers vs. the Lakers," their fans' memories don't stretch that far.
Charleston City Paper
Live Music: Rule #9; Resonant Rogues; Press B; ProjectZero; Music Independence Fest
Charleston's Rule #9 are big fans of pop-punk, and it's obviously the foundation of their sound, but like many second wave post-millennial emo acts, they also like to toss in more aggressive post-core elements.
Cleveland Cavaliers go (smartly) all in with Kyrie Irving -- Bud Shaw's 'Spinoffs'
A max contract extension for Kyrie Irving was the next logical step in David Griffin's plan to make this a momentous offseason.
Kidd breaks unwritten rule in Bucks saga
Jason Kidd breaks unwritten rule to become Bucks coach Jason Kidd had a job. So did Larry Drew.
Pluto on Blatt, No. 1, LeBron and Dan Gilberta s instincts
Pluto says Blatt's new job as the Cavs head coach likely has as much to do with owner Dan Gilbert's gambling instincts as much as anything else.
Cavs can't pick with an eye on James
All the speculation Tuesday was about what the Cleveland Cavaliers would do with the top overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft: Draft Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins? Trade it to the 76ers or the Magic? Trade it to the Browns, who are already stockpiling picks for 2015? It all came to a screeching halt.