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2 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes and sold his office to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement for a businessman who showered him and his wife with more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer... Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | The Republic

US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans - not to mention some Angry Birds - whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round.

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Related Topix: NBA Players, Hanno Mottola, Sports, Erik Murphy, Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, Utah Jazz

12 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Obama going on Democratic fundraising trifecta

When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was.

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12 hrs ago | Graham Leader

Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was.

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12 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was.

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14 hrs ago | ABC News

Familiar Names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Memphis Grizzlies, Nick Calathes

14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Davis embracing Team USA leadership role

Anthony Davis is eager, not to mention proud, to accept the physical risks that go with playing without pay for Team USA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, Paul George, NBA Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown

Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown's new athletic center.

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Raptors Republic

Re: Breaking it Down: The Raptors' Clutch Playbook

Fun fact: The Raptors were a league-best +195 in the fourth quarter last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

The Miami Herald

Grizzlies name Donewald Jr. D-League coach

Memphis, TN - The Memphis Grizzlies have named Bob Donewald Jr. as the new head coach of their D-League affiliate, the Iowa Energy.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4 guard in the past three seasons, having played over that span for the Phoenix Suns , San Antonio Spurs and Knicks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Norris Cole, Shane Battier, NBA Players, James Jones

BleacherReport

Predicting the Most Improved NBA Teams for the Upcoming Season

It's the time of year when "the roster looks great on paper!" becomes an operative phrase.

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Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, Jusuf Nurkic, Arron Afflalo, JaVale McGee, Gary Harris, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

Detroit Free Press

Martin, 29, still brings fire and energy to Pistons

'It has been a lot of dedication, staying committed and not giving up,'' Martin said after working out Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons, Will Bynum, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

FOX23

Nothin' but Net: No one wins thanks to Taylor

Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe? Taylor spoke about Love after the 25-year-old was sent in the third-biggest blockbuster of the summer, following LeBron James' return to Cleveland and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

Reuters

Rivers signs contract extension with Clippers

In his first significant move since taking over as the Los Angeles Clippers' new owner earlier this month, Steve Ballmer has persuaded head coach Doc Rivers to remain with the team for another five years.

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Yahoo!

Utah Jazz sign Boomers' Motum

Australian Boomers forward Brock Motum has been signed by the Utah Jazz, joining teenage countryman Dante Exum at the NBA club.

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The Wichita Eagle

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American 15-year-old CiCi Bellis becomes the youngest winner at a U.S. Open for 18 years as she eliminates 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Dominika Cibulkova, Tennis, Tennis Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players

The Miami Herald

Pelicans sign Salmons

Salmons, who'll be entering his 13th NBA season, averaged 5.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 78 games between Toronto and Sacramento in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Sacramento Kings, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Rudy Gay

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Ex-Chicago Bull Brewer pleads no contest to DUI

Prosecutors say former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to driving drunk in Beverly Hills.

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