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NBA Offseason Tips Off with LeBron and Carmelo Opting Out of Their Contracts

Posted: June 25, 2014 4:25 PM ; Updated: June 26, 2014 11:07 AM

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Just days after Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs were crowned NBA champions, the world shifted its focus back to LeBron James. And Carmelo Anthony.

After leading the Miami Heat to a fourth-straight Finals appearance, but missing out on a three-peat, LeBron and his family left for vacation. Before he departed yesterday, the superstar dropped a huge announcement: He would opt of his contract and become a free agent.
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Patrick Kane and Chicago Blackhawks Win Second Stanley Cup in Four Years 22

Posted: June 25, 2013 7:01 AM ; Updated: June 25, 2013 7:49 AM

Chicago Blackawks 2013 Staley Cup Champions

BOSTON (AP) -- Two goals. Seventeen seconds apart. A second Stanley Cup victory in four seasons for the Chicago Blackhawks.
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LeBron, Wade and Battier Lead the Heat To a Second-Straight Title 19

Posted: June 21, 2013 10:02 AM ; Updated: June 25, 2013 7:50 AM

LeBron Finals MVPMIAMI (AP) Victory in Game 7 brought more than another crown for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. It validated the team and its leader, forever cementing their place among the NBA's greats.

For the vanquished San Antonio Spurs, it simply compounded the misery of a championship that got away.

James led the Heat to their second straight title, scoring 37 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in a 95-88 victory Thursday night in a tense game that was tight until Miami pulled away in the final minute.More »

When the Lights Went Out: Superdome Loses Power During Super Bowl XLVII 25

Posted: February 04, 2013 1:09 AM ; Updated: February 04, 2013 1:19 AM

super bowl blackoutNEW YORK (AP) — When the lights went out at the Super Bowl, CBS' telecast got a jolt.

The power outage in the Super Dome in New Orleans sent the network scrambling and silenced its announcers for about half an hour. The remarkable scene — probably the most-watched "we're having technical difficulties" moment in television history — also made CBS' broadcast compelling at a time when the game was looking like a blow-out.More »

Flacco Leads Ravens to Super Bowl Title 15

Posted: February 04, 2013 12:55 AM ; Updated: February 04, 2013 1:07 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.

The outage flipped a switch for the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.

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Baltimore Ravens Beat San Francisco 49ers To Win Franchise's Second Super Bowl 3

Posted: February 04, 2013 12:50 AM ; Updated: February 04, 2013 12:51 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.

The outage flipped a switch for the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.More »

49ers Comeback To Beat Falcons, Sets Up All-Harbaugh Super Bowl 21

Posted: January 21, 2013 2:12 AM ; Updated: January 21, 2013 2:12 AM

ATLANTA (AP) -- The clutch quarterback. The genius coach. The big-play defense.

The San Francisco 49ers are ready to start a new dynasty with a familiar formula.

Next stop, the Big Easy.
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