Mar 30, 2014 — "It's over," declared the headline at the Philadelphia Inquirer. After weeks filled with nothing but losses, the Philadelphia 76ers finally won a basketball game Saturday night.
Feb 24, 2014 — The first openly gay man to play for a team in one of the nation's four major professional sports, Collins has joined the Brooklyn Nets. There was applause and some fans stood when he played Sunday.
Nov 25, 2013 — Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls guard who missed all of last season after knee surgery, has injured his other knee and will miss the rest of the current NBA season. The Bulls say Rose had "successful surgery" Monday to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee.
Jun 27, 2013 — Analysts had predicted Cleveland might trade its No. 1 pick for a veteran presence, or pick Kentucky center Nerlens Noel. Instead, the Cavs chose Canadian Anthony Bennett, a forward from UNLV.
Jun 24, 2013 — Massachusetts got young men to sign up for health insurance by enlisting the Boston Red Sox. Now HHS is angling to repeat that success by getting NFL and NBA stars to help promote federal health insurance exchanges. And if that doesn't work, they might recruit Mom.
Jun 19, 2013 — The Heat won in overtime on Wednesday night in what LeBron James called "the best game I've ever been a part of."
Jun 14, 2013 — After having racist tweets hurled in his direction, Sebastien de la Cruz was invited to sing again at the beginning of the Heat-Spurs game in San Antonio.
Jun 14, 2013 — The game served as a dazzling display for Miami's Big Three, who had an offensive awakening. Game 5 is in San Antonio, before shifting to Miami for the home stretch.
Jun 10, 2013 — The NBA finals are now even. Game three of the best-of-seven series between Miami and San Antonio is set for Tuesday night. As for Sunday's game, there's video of a fourth-quarter highlight: LeBron James' rejection of a slam dunk attempt by the Spurs' Tiago Splitter.
Jun 7, 2013 — The Miami Heat won't be sweeping the San Antonio Spurs, as many analysts predicted. In fact, the Heat's path to the championship just got more difficult. After Sunday's game in Miami, the series goes to San Antonio for (if necessary) three straight games.