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16 hrs ago | Mashable

Shaq's LinkedIn Profile Belongs in the Internet Hall of Fame

During his Hall of Fame NBA career, Shaquille O'Neal went by a plethora of nicknames - the Big Aristotle, the Big Shaqtus and the Big Shamrock among them.

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20 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

All eyes on basketball this spring

View from the Cheap Seats is kind of an extension of the newsroom. Whenever our three regular reporters, Calvin Daniels, Thom Barker and Randy Brenzen are in the building together, it is frequently a site of heated debate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonas Valanciunas, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Yesterday | ESPN

Saunders: Coaching Wolves not in my plans

Flip Saunders talks to "Mike & Mike" about the rumors that he might return to the Timberwolves' bench after the retirement of Rick Adelman.

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Related Topix: Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Yesterday | BleacherReport

Which Dark-Horse Playoff Teams Can Win 2014 NBA Title?

Before the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos for the franchise's first Super Bowl title in February, the NFL's last three champions had won 10 or fewer games in the preceding regular season.

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Yesterday | Yahoo!

Basketball - Pacers level play-off series with Hawks

Paul George scored a game-high 27 points and the top-seeded Indiana Pacers recovered from their first game loss to tie their first-round play-off series against Atlanta at 1-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, Utah Jazz, Jonas Valanciunas, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Miami Herald

Daniella Aronsky, Cristian Estrada, Mick Lynott, Anthony Marrero,...

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Soaring Down South

Kyle Korver Team USA Summer Exhibition Schedule to Begin July 28

The 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team will hold its training camp July 28-31 at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas' Mendenhall Center in preparation for the upcoming FIBA World Cup tournament in Spain later this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Kyle Korver, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Summer Olympic, Dwight Howard (2008 Beijing Olympics), LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Carmelo Anthony, Deron Williams

KAZR-FM Des Moines

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THUNDERSTRUCK: Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant reacts after a dunk late in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 21. Memphis won 111-105 in overtime.

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Daily Mail

Billy Crystal kisses wife during play-off basketball game in LA

Kate and Wills arrive in the heart of Australia: Royal couple receive traditional Aboriginal welcome as they arrive at Ayers Rock Town duped by mom who wrote blog about chemotherapy and raised more than $20,000 in donations for herself 'by FAKING cancer' - and even 'conned' her own mother and husband Will the agony ever end for MH370 families? Now ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Chris Paul, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Lehtonen, Stars Win 3-0 In Game 3 Over Ducks

Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars celebrates as Hampus Lindholm #47 of the Anaheim Ducks, Francois Beauchemin #23 of the Anaheim Ducks, and Frederik Andersen #31 of the Anaheim Ducks react Benn scored against the Anaheim Ducks in the first period in Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at at American Airlines Center ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Ageless Duncan enjoys Spurs' latest playoff run

It's a tense moment on the court and Tim Duncan is focused, watching one opponent out of the corner of his eye as he sizes up another.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Aron Baynes, NBA Players, Cory Joseph, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

The Miami Herald

Ginobili welcome baby boy during playoff break

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili , of Argentina shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki , of Germany, during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in San Antonio.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

'Beholder' Wins $75K Santa Lucia Stakes At Santa Anita

Lakers vs. FC Barcelona The Los Angeles Lakers face off with Pau Gasol's former team and European Champions FC Barcelona on October 7, 2010.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Kobe Bryant, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Miami Heat sweep would challenge rosy outlook by Bobcats’ Al Jefferson

Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson, left, drives past Miami Heat's Shane Battier, right, to dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

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Now Toronto

Six crazy things that happened at the Raptors game

Never mind what happens in the regular season: the playoffs are a completely new ball game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, Alvin Williams, Houston Rockets, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Soaring Down South

Kyle Korver Team USA Summer Exhibition Schedule to Begin July 28

The 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team will hold its training camp July 28-31 at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas' Mendenhall Center in preparation for the upcoming FIBA World Cup tournament in Spain later this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Kyle Korver, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Summer Olympic, Dwight Howard (2008 Beijing Olympics), LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Carmelo Anthony, Deron Williams

The Age

Seattle-bound: Jenna O'Hea will concentrate on her career in the US with the Storm this year.

Seattle-bound: Jenna O'Hea will concentrate on her career in the US with the Storm this year.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NewsOK.com

NBA Playoffs: How Serge Ibaka spent his offseason getting ready for...

Marc Gasol definitely got the better of that matchup during the playoffs last season.

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ESPN

D'Antoni meets with Lakers brass, job intact

The worst season in Los Angeles Lakers history ended. Two days of exit interviews ensued.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Brittney Griner's book: hoops, hardship, hope

Brittney Griner had a busy WNBA offseason. She played in China, vacationed in Miami and watched from courtside while favorite player LeBron James beat her hometown Houston Rockets.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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