1. Chicago Bulls Finally Have More Than Enough to Win

    The Chicago Bulls concluded an off-season that disappointed many. They weren't able to bring in a second star or a dynamic scorer/shot creator after a frenzied chase for Carmelo Anthony ...

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  2. Bulls Rounding Out the New Bench Mob

    Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is going to walk into training camp in September with a roster full of something it lacked the past two seasons: depth.....

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  3. Stacey King: Bulls, Not LeBron's Cavs, Are East Favorites

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  4. Phil Jackson Aces First New York Knicks' Test

    Thought the ink is barely dry on Carmelo Anthony's brand new five-year, $124 million contract with the New York Knicks , it's easy to say Phil Jackson aced his first test as Knicks' president...

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  5. Who Will Start at PG for the Lakers?

    At this point, the acquisitions of Jeremy Lin and rookie Jordan Clarkson appears to be an immense upgrade at the point guard position...

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  6. The Underappreciated Legacy of Dwyane Wade

    When Dwyane Wade opted out of the final two years and $41.5 million remaining on his contract prior to free agency beginning July 1, many assumed it was to take a more team-friendly deal to play alongside LeBron James once again...

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  7. What's the Deal with Greg Oden?

    Talking with reporters at the end of the season, Erik Spoelstra called Greg Oden one of the season's “biggest success stories,” but that didn't guarantee the comeback center a spot on the roster for another year...

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  8. James Ennis: An Australian Perspective

    Pat Riley isn't often interested in much of a development project. Especially when the project is found deep in the second round of a draft. Especially when that draft is widely considered a weak one...

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  9. Allen Dressed as a Chinese Archer on a TV Show During Nike Promo Trip

    The veteran hasn't decided whether to return with the Miami Heat or any other NBA team yet, but he's keeping himself busy with the ancient sport of archery.....

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  10. Roussel, Dallas Stars Agree to Four-Year Contract, Avoid Arbitration

    Forward Antoine Roussel and the Dallas Stars agreed to a four-year contract Tuesday, avoiding a scheduled salary arbitration hearing scheduled for later Tuesday.....

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  11. Sean Miller's recruiting at Arizona is a five-star effort

    When Arizona hired Sean Miller as its basketball coach in May 2009, one of the narratives -- shaped as a concern -- was whether he could recruit the West Coast.....

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  12. SMU's Tough July Continues as Sweet-Shooting Matt McQuaid Decommits

    Not even one week after elite point guard Emmanuel Mudiay opted to turn pro instead of enrolling at SMU, another promising recruit has parted ways with the Mustangs without ever playing in a game...

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  13. Big 12 chief rips NCAA, says 'cheating pays'

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says "cheating pays" in the NCAA these days and doesn't foresee things getting much better in the future.....

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  14. Maverick Carter: LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Still Speak Nearly Daily

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  15. Katherine Webb's Honeymoon Bikini

    And now AJ McCarron can start his NFL career as a Cincinnati Bengals backup. His honeymoon with K-Webb is over and now the couple can officially get down to living life in Cincy, where ...

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  16. Is Melvin Gordon the Best Running Back in College Football Right Now?

    This will be a hot topic all season long: Who is the top running back in college football today? There are a few viable candidates that could very well make the case for the top back...

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  17. Auburn Opener 'Huge Motivation' for Razorbacks

    Arkansas guard Brey Cook and the Razorbacks have had plenty of reasons to stay motivated throughout college football's arduous offseason.....

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  18. 2015 DT Tyrell Jacobs Commits to Oklahoma Sooners

    A day before Bob Stoops makes his media rounds, he landed a commitment in Tyrell Jacobs. Jacobs, a 2015 defensive tackle, tweeted his intentions to verbal with the Oklahoma Sooners Monday at noon...

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  19. Carson Palmer Drops on Jaws' QB Board

    There was a lot Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer did well last season, his first in head coach Bruce Arians' offense.....

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  20. Glass Half Full: Cardinals Preseason Areas of Concern, Optimism

    Year 2 of the Bruce Arians era will carry greater expectations than Year 1. The Cardinals won seven of their final nine games in Arians' first season as coach, turning what was supposed ...

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  21. NFL.com Writers: Larry Fitzgerald 'Primed to Regress in 2014'

    Although Larry Fitzgerald may have gained scores of new, young fans with his fun-loving appearance at the 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards, a pair of NFL ...

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  22. Chargers Release C Nick McDonald

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  23. Amidst Slim Odds, Jordan McRae Keeps Scoring for Philadelphia

    Let's take a second to remember that Jordan McRae was two selections from being undrafted after the 76ers picked him at No. 58 in the 2014 NBA Draft...

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  24. Kilpatrick Makes His Case for NBA Spot

    Sean Kilpatrick arrived at the NBA Summer League looking to prove he deserves an opportunity to play in the NBA next season...

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  25. Mavericks Summer League Recap

    With 10 days in the desert now complete, here are some passing thoughts on players of intrigue who made noise one way or another for the Dallas Mavericks in Las Vegas during summer-league play...

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