Feb 27, 2013 21:14 EST
New York Knicks forward Rasheed Wallace will need surgery to repair a broken left foot and doctors expect him to miss the next eight weeks of the NBA season, according to the team.
Feb 24, 2013 23:16 EST
Kobe Bryant scored a game-high 38 points and became the youngest player in NBA history to surpass the 31,000-point mark as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-99.
Feb 05, 2013 10:55 EST
UP fitness wristband maker Jawbone on Monday announced the acquisition of a pair of young mobile app firms that add muscle to its push make smartphone lifestyles healthier.
Feb 04, 2013 16:47 EST
David Beckham gave Major League Soccer a huge boost from his arrival in 2007 to his departure two months ago, raising the US profile of the league and football far above his $32.5 million contract.
Feb 02, 2013 16:27 EST
Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for public criticism of officiating, the league announced on Saturday.
Jan 25, 2013 14:11 EST
US telecom titan AT&T on Friday said it is paying $1.9 billion to rival Verizon for a chunk of radio wave spectrum that can be used to stream data and calls to or from wireless gadgets.
Jan 13, 2013 02:04 EST
Mario Chalmers tied a Miami club record with 10 three-pointers in the Heat's 128-99 NBA rout of the Sacramento Kings.
Jan 12, 2013 03:08 EST
Kevin Durant delivered 42 points, eight rebounds and five assists as Oklahoma City dealt the reeling Los Angeles Lakers a sixth straight NBA defeat, 116-101.
Jan 11, 2013 19:29 EST
US international Abby Wambach, winner of FIFA's 2012 Women's Footballer of the Year award, will play for the Western New York Flash in the new National Women's Soccer League, organizers said Friday.
Dec 27, 2012 01:23 EST
Corey Brewer came off the bench and drained six three-pointers as the Denver Nuggets defeated Los Angeles 126-114 and snapped the Lakers' NBA winning streak at five games.
Dec 24, 2012 15:30 EST
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was reinstated by the NBA club on Monday, two days after being suspended indefinitely for unprofessional behavior and detrimental conduct.
Dec 03, 2012 19:00 EST
Maine's gay marriage law is set to take effect Saturday, December 29. Maine's gay marriage law is set to take effect Saturday, December 29. Maine voters approved the law on November 6, making it the first state to legalize marriage equality through a citizen-initiated referendum. The win is particularly poignant given that voters in 2009 repealed a marriage law approved by lawmakers. Gay and lesbian couples might be able to marry on the law's first day even though it falls on a Saturday. Portland spokeswoman Nicole Clegg said the state's largest city was reviewing extending hours of operation into the weekend. ?There are a number of logistical factors that need to get worked out first,? she told the AP. Without a waiting period to delay couples, wedding bells could ring on Saturday in some communities. ?This is the moment for which we fought so long and hard,? Betsy Smith, executive director of Equality Maine, said in an email to supporters. ?Through a devastating loss in 2009 and then
Nov 29, 2012 19:40 EST
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was suspended for two games by the NBA on Thursday, a day after he was ejected from a game against the Brooklyn Nets for fighting.
Nov 06, 2012 15:38 EST
Four-time NBA All-Star forward Shawn Marion will miss the next three games for the Dallas Mavericks with a left knee injury before being re-evaluated next week, the team announced on Tuesday.
Nov 01, 2012 18:58 EDT
Due to the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, the Brooklyn Nets will have to wait almost a month to entertain their uptown NBA rivals, the New York Knicks.
Sep 17, 2012 02:39 EDT
New Yorkers braced for more street protests Monday as Occupy Wall Street marks its first anniversary by attempting to blockade the New York Stock Exchange and re-energize the movement.
Sep 16, 2012 05:34 EDT
Occupy Wall Street will mark its first anniversary on Monday by attempting to blockade the New York Stock Exchange and re-launch the movement against what it sees as inequality, organizers said.
Aug 22, 2012 20:00 EDT
Chloe Sevigny has joined the third season of cabler Independent Film Channel's (IFC) 'Portlandia'. Chloe Sevigny has joined the third season of cabler Independent Film Channel's (IFC) Portlandia. Sevigny, who was last seen playing a transgender hit woman in the UK drama Hit & Miss, will move in with Fred (played by Fred Armisen) and Carrie (Carrie Brownstein) when the hipster comedy returns in January. The sketch comedy, written by Armisen (Saturday Night Live) and Brownstein (guitarist and vocalist of Wild Flag), skewers Portland's hipster and activist culture. A series of videos by comic Drew Droege in which he impersonates Sevigny touches on some similar themes. (A sample video is embedded on this page. Visit our video library for more videos.) Portlandia guests stars have included Sarah McLachlan, Penny Marshall, Jeff Goldblum, Kristen Wiig, Aubrey Plaza, Jason Sudeikis, Tim Robbins, and Gus Van Sant. According to Entertainment Weekly, Kyle MacLauchlan will return to play the mayor
Jul 20, 2012 02:48 EDT
Jeremy Lin, who signed a $25 million deal with Houston this week, says he first realized his days in New York were numbered when the Knicks made a surprise move to get guard Raymond Felton.
Jul 12, 2012 12:35 EDT
The BBC World Service transmitted its final bulletin from Bush House in London on Thursday, ending 71 years of radio broadcasts from the building that kept millions informed across the globe.