May 23, 2012 20:29 EDT
Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid made the first cut among bidders to host the 2020 Olympics as the International Olympic Committee announced Baku and Doha had been dropped from the running.
May 23, 2012 20:07 EDT
Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid made the first cut among bidders to host the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday as the International Olympic Committee announced Baku and Doha had been dropped from the running.
May 23, 2012 19:48 EDT
The NBA has slapped Miami forward Udonis Haslem with a one-game suspension and center Dexter Pittman with a three-game ban over incidents in game five of their playoff series against Indiana.
May 23, 2012 14:21 EDT
NBA 2012 Most Valuable Player LeBron James, the Miami Heat playmaker still seeking his first NBA title, was the top vote-getter among those named on Wednesday to the NBA 2012 All-Defensive Team.
May 23, 2012 09:58 EDT
Miami got their swagger back as they scored the opening three points and never trailed to easily beat Indiana 115-83 in game five Tuesday to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference series.
May 21, 2012 16:21 EDT
The NBA's Orlando Magic fired coach Stan van Gundy and agreed to part ways with general manager Otis Smith on Monday after they were eliminated from the first round of the play-offs by the Indiana Pacers.
May 21, 2012 14:24 EDT
New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin, whose rise from obscurity to NBA stardom captured the world's attention, was among 13 young players named on Monday to the USA Select team.
May 20, 2012 20:24 EDT
LeBron James finished with 40 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists and Dwyane Wade had 30 points as the Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 101-93 to level their series at 2-2.
May 20, 2012 19:14 EDT
LeBron James finished with 40 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists and Dwyane Wade had 30 points as the Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 101-93 Sunday to level their NBA playoff series.
May 16, 2012 19:56 EDT
Rick Carlisle, coach of the reigning champion Dallas Mavericks, and Dan Gilbert, the club owner spurned by LeBron James, are among 10 people named on Wednesday to the NBA's new competition committee.
May 16, 2012 00:17 EDT
David West scored 16 points and George Hill had 15 as the Indiana Pacers defeated the Miami Heat 78-75 to even their Eastern Conference second round series at one game each.
May 15, 2012 02:18 EDT
Russell Westbrook scored a game-high 27 points and Kevin Durant had 25 points as Oklahoma City embarrassed the Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 in their NBA Western Conference second-round playoff series opener.
May 15, 2012 01:45 EDT
Evan Turner scored the go-ahead layup and drained a couple of key free throws down the stretch as Philadelphia held on for a 82-81 win over Boston to even their Eastern Conference playoff series at 1-1.
May 14, 2012 14:23 EDT
US Olympic men's basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo is thankful for a few extra days to consider a final roster after a flurry of injuries during the NBA playoffs.
May 14, 2012 12:47 EDT
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has been sidelined indefinitely with a strained abdominal muscle, the NBA team announced on Monday after the results of an MRI exam were examined.
May 13, 2012 19:02 EDT
LeBron James, who earned his third league MVP award Saturday, finished with a game-high 32 points as star-studded Miami defeated Indiana 95-86 to take the opening game of their second round playoff series.
May 12, 2012 23:42 EDT
Rajon Rondo posted his eighth career playoff triple-double as the Boston Celtics edged the Philadelphia 76ers 92-91 in game one of the Eastern Conference series.
May 12, 2012 15:05 EDT
Miami Heat star LeBron James was named the NBA's 2011-2012 season Most Valuable Player on Saturday, capturing the award for the third time in four years but the first time since joining the Heat in 2010.
May 12, 2012 02:47 EDT
Miami Heat star LeBron James will be named the NBA Most Valuable Player for the 2011-2012 NBA season, ESPN reported, giving the American superstar the award for the third time.
May 11, 2012 16:11 EDT
USA Basketball will now be able to wait until after the conclusion of the NBA Finals to submit a final roster for the London Olympics to the US Olympic Committee.