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59 min ago | USA Today

Home run ends in unlucky fan's beer exploding

A Pirates home run ended up being possibly more highlight-worthy for what it did to an unlucky fan's beer than the actual effect it had on the scoreboard.


Related Topix: Sports, Jeremy Lin, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Byron Scott's Greatest Challenge as Los Angeles Lakers Coach Will Be on Defense

The Los Angeles Lakers were a defensive dumpster fire during the 2013-14 season, one of the many reasons they weren't able to live up to even the most modest expectations while failing to make the playoffs for the second time in as many years.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Richard Jefferson, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul

7 hrs ago |

Low carb Paleo, ketogenic diets can help triathletes: For weight loss, endurance

While carb-loading is deeply ingrained in endurance sports, a growing number of long-distance runners, cyclists and triathletes are sold on the merits of the low-carb Paleo and ketogenic diets.


Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Ray Allen, Miami Heat

8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

How Los Angeles Lakers Should Want Kevin Love Trade Saga to Play Out

Rumor by rumor, the Los Angeles Lakers find themselves more and more displaced from the Kevin Love sweepstakes, a feeding frenzy they were supposed to conquer.


Related Topix: Sports, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves

9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Michael Beasley, Shawn Marion and More

While the Los Angeles Lakers were unsuccessful in landing big prizes like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony this offseason, they have been busy over the past several weeks to say the least.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

John Smallwood: NBA history not working in favor of 76ers GM Hinkie

Continuing debate about whether 76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie made the right decision to nuke the team's core and start building from scratch is a moot exercise.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, NBA Players

16 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Early Win-Loss Predictions for Los Angeles Lakers Next Season

Saying they struck out may be a bit harsh, as they did scrape some decent value out of the bargain bin - let's call it a bloop single.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Xavier Henry, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

17 hrs ago | Soaring Down South

Kyle Korver And Paul Millsap's Participation In USA Basketball...

Jan 22, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap celebrates drawing a foul with shooting guard Kyle Korver as they beat the Orlando Magic 112-109 at Amway Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap, Al Horford, Thabo Sefolosha, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kent Bazemore

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Helene Elliott: Scott could get an earful from Showtime teammates

LOS ANGELES_Byron Scott's first news conference as Lakers coach was so much like a class reunion it was natural for the guests of honor to call each other by their old nicknames.


Related Topix: Sports, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

FOX19 Cincinnati

More customs and border patrol agents arrive to TX border

A state tourism board gave preliminary approval on Tuesday for up to $18 million in tax rebates for a proposed full-sized replica of Noah's Ark as described in the book of Genesis.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Julius Randle, NBA Players


Magic Johnson: 'It Messes Up My Whole Year When the Lakers Are Not Successful'

Dating back to their 1947 establishment in Minneapolis, the Los Angeles Lakers have won an NBA championship roughly once every four years.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Houston Rockets


Person Found Dead In House Fire

A person was found dead today in a burned-out house near Exposition Park that firefighters described as having packrat conditions.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

CBS Sports

Lakers PG Nash: 'Think this is my last season'

"I think this is my last season," Nash said. "But I still love to play. I love to practice and work on my game.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Houston Rockets

Mavs Moneyball

The night Corey Brewer saved the Mavericks

Depth isn't required in the playoffs. Rotations are limited to about seven or eight players who play the majority of the minutes.


Related Topix: Sports, Brian Cardinal, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Corey Brewer, Minnesota Timberwolves


What Will Byron Scott's Coaching Staff Look Like for Lakers?

It took the Los Angeles Lakers three long months to name their new head coach, but the final result was hardly a surprise.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson

Derrick Rose happy with Bulls' offseason moves

Despite not feeling comfortable in the role, Derrick Rose participated in the Bulls' free-agency pitches to Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Jimmy Butler, Kirk Hinrich, Pau Gasol, New York Knicks

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lake Show Life

The Lakers "Small Forward" Carlos Boozer Problem

Apr 16, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer wipes his head during a time out during the first half of the game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Carlos Boozer, NBA Players, Nick Young, Jordan Clarkson, Xavier Henry


Will the Los Angeles Lakers Be Better Than Expected Next Season?

Looking at the Los Angeles Lakers ' offseason, their intentions are clear: preserve money, grind out 2014-15 and entrust future standing to free agency.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Nick Young, Houston Rockets, Julius Randle

Lake Show Life

A Shot at Training Camp: Rodrique Beaubois

We're just over a week removed from the Vegas Pro League. The Sacramento Kings won the Vegas Pro League championship and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors; undefeated for the past two summers prior to the match.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Dallas Mavericks

Contra Costa Times

Judge rules against Donald Sterling, OKs Clippers' record-setting $2 billion sale

A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball