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Dawkins dies of heart attack at 58

Darryl Dawkins

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Darryl Dawkins, the NBA star known as "Chocolate Thunder" because of his powerful dunks, died of a heart attack Thursday.

Derrick Rose accused of raping ex-girlfriend

Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, 2011

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A former girlfriend of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has filed a lawsuit against the NBA player and two of his friends, claiming that they drugged and gang-raped her two years ago.

A representative for Rose said Thursday the allegations are "...

Smith to re-sign with Cavaliers

J.R. Smith, Steph Curry, 2015 NBA Finals Game One

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Guard-forward J.R. Smith announced Thursday night on Instagram that he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season.

Jordan wins $8.9 million lawsuit

NBA great's name, image used to sell steaks


Michael Jordan was awarded $8.9 million in a court ruling handed down by a jury in Chicago on Friday night in a case against a supermarket chain that included his name in a promotion without consent.

76ers' Embiid to miss a second season

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers

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The Philadelphia 76ers will hold out Joel Embiid during the 2015-16 season after he underwent a bone graft and had two screws replaced in his ailing right foot, general manager Sam Hinkie said Wednesday.

She's the boss: Is future of coaching female?

Jen Welter, Arizona Cardinals news conference

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Say goodbye to the old boys' club that's been filling vacant managerial slots since the dawn of professional sports, and welcome in the dynamic women that have been rising up the ranks everywhere from the NBA to the PGA.

Oden signs to play in China

Greg Oden, February 2014

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Greg Oden, a former No. 1 overall NBA draft pick, has signed a one-year, $1.2 million deal to play for a team in China.

Report: Timberwolves, Prince agree on deal

Tayshaun Prince, Memphis Grizzlies

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Longtime NBA forward Tayshaun Prince has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, reuniting the veteran with his former coach, according to a report Thursday.

Mavericks add veteran C McGee

JaVale McGee, Denver Nuggets

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The Dallas Mavericks signed free-agent center JaVale McGee on Thursday to an undisclosed contract.

NBA, referees agree on new contract

closeup of basketball seams, ball

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The NBA and the National Basketball Referees Association came to terms on a seven-year collective bargaining agreement announced Thursday.

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