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  • It's Kobe's world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 6:03 pm

    TORONTO - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.

  • Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 5:28 pm

    TORONTO - Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

  • Payton leads Oregon State past Colorado 60-56 story has photos
    Updated: Feb-07-16 12:34 am

    CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle pointed to his team's guts and mental toughness, despite the Beavers getting crushed on the glass against Colorado.

  • Kobe top vote-getter; Leonard, Lowry NBA All-Star starters story has photos
    Updated: Jan-21-16 9:06 pm

    NEW YORK - Kobe Bryant is the leading vote-getter for his final NBA All-Star Game, and Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry made late moves to join him in the starting lineup.

  • TNT plans special Martin Luther King Jr. Day pregame show 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 8:31 pm

    NEW YORK - TNT will host its pregame show Monday from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, before the network televises the Golden State-Cleveland showdown.