Hand-made spear used to kill Anchorage bear at homeless camp; man cited

A 49-year-old man has been cited for negligent feeding of wildlife after a yearling bear sniffing around the area was killed by spear Friday in East Anchorage .

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Cavs' James speaks out about gun laws

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NBA superstar LeBron James spoke out about the need for stricter gun laws Friday, one day after a 5-month-old girl in Cleveland was killed in a drive-by shooting.

Thompson passes on Cavs' qualifying offer

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Cleveland Cavaliers free agent forward/center Tristan Thompson passed on the team's one-year, $6.8 million qualifying offer.

Kerr takes leave from Warriors for back rehab

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is taking a leave of absence to focus on his recovery from back surgery.

Bulls hope Rose can return for opener

Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, 2011

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Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair his left orbital bone after being hit in the face a day earlier during the first practice of the season.

NBA replay center referees to rule on select calls

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In an effort to streamline the replay review process, the NBA announced Wednesday that current referees will be assigned to the replay center to make rulings on out-of-bounds calls, shots at the end of a quarter, shot clock violations on baskets, goaltending and several other plays.

Derrick Rose: I didn't rape ex-girlfriend

Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, 2011

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NBA star Derrick Rose said in court documents filed last week that he had consensual sex with a former girlfriend who has accused him of rape.

James plans more rest, wins with Cavs in 2015-16

LeBron James, 2015 NBA Finals Game 3

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Head coach David Blatt welcomes the help. He knows the Cleveland Cavaliers are better if LeBron James can be convinced to rest during the regular season.

Cavs, Thompson fail to reach deal

Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and restricted free agent Tristan Thompson are still at an impasse on a new contract with training camp starting this week. Thompson missed the team's media day on Monday. The Cavs did not accept Thompson's most rece...

Raptors officially sign F Bennett

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The Toronto Raptors on Monday officially signed free agent forward Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft.

Lakers sign veteran F Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace, Los Angeles Lakers, Ron Artest

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The Los Angeles Lakers signed forward Metta World Peace on Thursday to a reported one-year, non-guaranteed contract.

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