1. Derek Fisher's Transition to Knicks Coach Is Quick but Far from Smooth

    It was 2003, and Brian Shaw was a newly retired N.B.A. player pondering how to make the transition into the next phase of his professional life...

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  2. A Prototype Triangle Center Emerges for Knicks

    Spike Lee missed out. Knicks center Cole Aldrich should have played a starring role in Lee's triangle documentary...

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  3. The Knicks' Strategy That May Net Under-the-Radar Blazers Stud

    While the focus has been on Phil Jackson signing another superstar such as Portland 's LaMarcus Aldridge , there's a feeling in the league the Zen Master could be wise to spread ...

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  4. We Don't Actually Know If Kobe Bryant Is Hurting the Lakers

    Against all odds, Kobe Bryant is the single most interesting thing in the NBA this season. Not the return of the King, not the rise of fresh young powers, not even the Hawks can top Kobe in gawk-worthy expression...

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  5. Byron Scott-Magic Johnson Friendship Has Plenty of Fuel Left in Tank

    Magic Johnson created a mess earlier this month by saying the Lakers should "lose every game" and secure a top-five draft pick...

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  6. Heat Have Interest in Andray Blatche

    The Heat are eyeing Andray Blatche, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.com (Twitter link). The 28-year-old big man is committed to China's Xinjiang Flying Tigers through the end of their ...

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  7. Sleep 'dangerous' for Miami Heat Players

    Saturday morning, when Heat forward Shawne Williams was declared a game-time decision with a foot injury against the Memphis Grizzlies later that night, Dwyane Wade joked, “It's kind of like 'don't go to sleep...

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  8. Oregon Enjoys Steady Diet of Success at Receiver Under Matt Lubick

    Decades had passed since last a hamburger crossed the lips of UO receivers coach Matt Lubick. There he stood, though, at the middle of a jubilant huddle in the Oregon locker room following ...

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  9. 4-Star Athlete to Announce Decision Between Tigers, Ducks on Friday

    The Oregon Ducks are still in search of a defensive back to fill a need in the class of 2015, but may finally meet that need Friday, as Rivals four-star athlete Marquise Doherty is ...

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  10. Ducks Arrive in Los Angeles, Begin to Prepare for the Rose Bowl

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  11. Marcus Mariota Has Stayed Healthy, but Seemingly No One Else Has

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon knew that keeping quarterback Marcus Mariota healthy this season was a must if it wanted to make the College Football Playoff...

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  12. Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Alter the Rose Bowl Outcome

    Much of the focus leading up to the Rose Bowl will be on the two most recent Heisman Trophy winners, Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston. However, those two aren't ever going to be competing head-to-head on the field at the same time...

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  13. Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Alter the Rose Bowl Outcome

    Much of the focus leading up to the Rose Bowl will be on the two most recent Heisman Trophy winners, Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston. However, those two aren't ever going to be competing head-to-head on the field at the same time...

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  14. What They're Saying in Wisconsin as Auburn, Badgers Report for Bowl

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  15. Auburn Dual-Threat QB Target Brandon McIlwain to Announce Next Week

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  16. Tim Beck Says No Overhaul Needed for Husker Offense

    SAN DIEGO — Nebraska's offensive coordinator hasn't spent the last couple weeks obsessing over the issues that sent his once-lethal unit tailspinning toward futility during the regular season's stretch run...

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  17. Two of the Best: Naming Nebraska and USCs All-Time Football Teams

    Suh. The Jet. Keyshawn. Lott. This year's Holiday Bowl between Nebraska and USC features a pair of college football blue bloods...

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  18. Defensive Back Cockrell's Hard Work Has Him Going Places

    CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Standing proudly in his No. 28 Blackshirt jersey, washed in the California sunshine a day before Christmas, Byerson Cockrell was thinking about how far he'd come...

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  19. USC Receiver Nelson Agholor Swaps Jerseys with Offensive Lineman

    USC players kept to tradition during their final on-campus practice Tuesday, swapping jerseys with teammates...

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  20. USC Players Race After Christmas Day Practice

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  21. USC Players Interact with a Beluga Whale at SeaWorld

    USC captains received kisses from a sea lion at the San Diego Zoo on Wednesday. By Thursday, it was “Allua” the Beluga whale's turn at SeaWorld...

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  22. Harbaugh's Ability to Develop Talent, Squeeze Most out Players Sets Him Apart

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  23. Zack Martin Named a Pro Bowler

    Dallas Cowboys rookie Zack Martin was named to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday, the only offensive rookie selected to the game and one of six Cowboys. Martin has started all season at right guard for one of the NFL's best rushing attacks...

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  24. Notre Dame Well Represented in All-Star Circuit

    Notre Dame's Class of 2015 will be well represented in the post-season All-Star Games. Sixteen of Notre Dame's 22 commitments in the class will play in either the Under Armour All-American ...

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  25. Analysis: Notre Dame at a Crossroads in Music City Bowl

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The stage was decidedly grander the last time Notre Dame clashed with LSU eight seasons ago and got shoved off it and into the football equivalent of the orchestra pit...

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