Under amended law, Alaska pursues sex-trafficking charges against Bill Allen

The state of Alaska today is asking for federal authority to pursue sex-trafficking charges against former Veco chief Bill Allen. Attorney General Craig Richards and Sen. Dan Sullivan said they are seeking to learn if federal prosecutors cut a deal with Allen when he was a star witness in corruption trials.

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Spurs lose G Ginobili to groin injury

Manu Ginobili, San Antonio Spurs

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San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will be sidelined four to six weeks after suffering a groin injury.

Former NBA star Williams charged with DUI

Jayson Williams, 2004

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Former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams was charged with drunk driving related to an incident on the night of Jan. 26 near Delaware, N.Y.

Video game company sued over NBA players' tattoos

LeBron James, 2015 NBA Finals Game 6

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Take-Two Interactive wanted to make its NBA 2K16 video game realistic, so it reproduced players' tattoos on their virtual personas. Now it's being sued for $800,000 in damages for alleged copyright infringement.

NBA roundup: Curry hits 11 threes, scores 51

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Stephen Curry scored 25 of his 51 points in the first quarter and sank an NBA-season-high 11 3-pointers as the Golden State Warriors downed the Washington Wizards 134-121 Wednesday night for their eight consecutive win.

Kings yank promotion after Cousins complains

DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings, April 2015

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The Sacramento Kings nixed a promotional giveaway before Monday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks after center DeMarcus Cousins raised concerns about insensitivity.

Spurs' Parker might miss Olympics

Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs

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San Antonio guard Tony Parker, a four-time NBA champion with the Spurs, told a French radio station on Tuesday that he could miss the Summer Olympics because his wife is due to give birth to the couple's second son at the end of July.

Phoenix Suns fire Hornacek

Jeff Hornacek, Phoenix Suns coach

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Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek was fired Monday morning.

Cavs' Lue to coach East in NBA All-Star Game

Tyronn Lue, Cleveland Cavaliers coach

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Three games into his tenure as an NBA head coach, Tyronn Lue received a major honor Wednesday when the NBA announced that he will coach the East team in the All-Star Game.

Lakers plan Shaq statue at Staples

Shaquille O'Neal

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Shaquille O'Neal will be honored with a statue outside of the home arena of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Warriors new home to be called Chase Center

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The Golden State Warriors have secured a 20-year naming-rights deal with JP Morgan Chase, the team said on Thursday.

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