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Dallas Mavericks sign Amare Stoudemire to boost playoff bid

Dallas Mavericks sign Amare Stoudemire to boost playoff bid

Amare Stoudemire signed with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, giving the NBA club a front-line boost with a six-time All-Star as it fights for a playoff berth.

Feb 19, 2015, 11:06 AM IST
LeBron James elected NBA players union VP

LeBron James elected NBA players union VP

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has been elected the first vice president of the NBA Players Association.

Feb 14, 2015, 19:22 PM IST
Boston Celtics snatch 89-88 win over Atlanta Hawks

Boston Celtics snatch 89-88 win over Atlanta Hawks

Boston Forward Evan Turner`s running shot just before the final buzzer broke Atlanta hearts on Wednesday, lifting the lowly Celtics to an 89-88 NBA victory over the high-flying Hawks.

Feb 12, 2015, 17:55 PM IST
NBA star Gary Payton starts China tour with clinic

NBA star Gary Payton starts China tour with clinic

Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton launched the festivities and the inaugural NBA Chinese New Year Celebration Season of 'Giving initiative in China' with a basketball clinic for underprivileged students in southeast China's Fujian Province.

Jan 31, 2015, 16:19 PM IST
Nashville Predators` Shea Weber wins hardest shot competition in NHL

Nashville Predators` Shea Weber wins hardest shot competition in NHL

Canada`s Olympic star Shea Weber blitzed the field in the hardest shot event Saturday as the National Hockey League`s all-star skills competition made a triumphant return after a two-year absence.

Jan 25, 2015, 15:52 PM IST
Jake Peavy signs new deal with World Series champions San Francisco Giants

Jake Peavy signs new deal with World Series champions San Francisco Giants

Veteran pitcher Jake Peavy, who helped San Francisco win the World Series for the third time in five seasons, has signed a two-year deal to remain with the Giants.

Dec 24, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Injured Iwakuma will miss Mariners season opener

Seattle Mariners all-star pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma will not be ready for the team`s Major League Baseball season openSeattle Mariners, all-star, pitcher, Hisashi Iwakuma, Major League Baseball, season opener, Lloyd McClendon, Japanese right, Baseball newser, team manager Lloyd McClendon said Saturday.

Mar 02, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Hall of Fame slugger Kiner dies

Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner, who led the National League in home runs six straight seasons from 1947 through 1952, died on Thursday at the age of 91.

Feb 07, 2014, 06:41 AM IST

Silver: Rodman brought attention to North Korea regime

While critical of Dennis Rodman`s trips to North Korea, incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the former All-Star also helped raise awareness of leader Kim Jong Un`s "repressive regime."

Jan 17, 2014, 08:41 AM IST