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  • Twenty-one reasons why Kevin McHale was better than Tim Duncan

    Five years after McHale retired, the NBA Duncan came into had gained seven teams and lost almost all of its best big men to retirement - as well as a sea change in the game to a more perimeter style. And some of the teams San Antonio beat in the NBA ...

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  • Sounders-Sporting Kansas City preview

    Sporting KC (8-10-4) has experienced similar inconsistency this season and sits in seventh place, but just one point behind sixth-place Portland. They followed up back-to-back wins over New York City FC and Columbus with back-to-back shutout losses to ...

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  • Early goals give the Galaxy a 2-1 win over the Timbers

    Los Angeles is third in the Western Conference, while Portland is in sixth. The Timbers were already without defender Liam Ridgewell, who has a strained right calf and will also miss the MLS All-Star Game against Arsenal next week in San Jose. The ...

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  • Houston Dynamo acquire Eric Alexander

    The Dynamo will be Alexander's fifth MLS team after stops with FC Dallas, the Portland Timbers, the New York Red Bulls and Montreal. Alexander was a model of consistency with the Red Bulls, playing in all of their 34 regular season matches on the way ...

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  • With Charlotte out, New Orleans favorite for NBA All-Star

    FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2014, file photo, a worker attaches a banner to a scaffolding in New Orleans in preparation of the NBA All-Star basketball game. The league took the 2017 game out of Charlotte on Thursday, July 21, 2016, because of its ...

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  • Passport rule change debated as gender becomes less defined

    FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, Dana Zzyym, right, the plaintiff in a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by Lambda Legal against the U.S. State Department seeking more gender options for passports, speaks next to Paul D. Castillo, staff ...

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  • Federal judge urges US to grant gender neutral passport

    Dana Zzyym, of Fort Collins, Colo., talks about the arguments in a hearing on Zzyym's lawsuit requiring people to pick a gender to get a passport outside the U.S. Federal Courthouse early Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in Denver. Zzyym, who was born with ...

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  • AP source: Pelicans, Gee, agree on 1-year contract

    The 29-year-old also has played for Washington, Sacramento, Cleveland, Denver and Portland during his seven-year NBA career. Solomon Hill is likely to start at small forward for New Orleans next season. Gee's reacquisition provides depth in case Quincy ...

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  • Report: Rockets sign No. 37 pick Chinanu Onuaku to fully guaranteed three-year contract

    I might have preferred the tender, even though it guaranteed no money, because it presents a far quicker path to free agency — i.e., the ability to bargain with all 30 teams instead of only one. But at least Onuaku got a high amount of security instead.

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  • Police Unions Renew Push for Tactical Gear in Wake of Attacks

    Images like this, which recorded how police used military-style weapons during protests in Ferguson and other cities, spurred the White House to reconsider a program providing free tactical gear to departments. Jeff Roberson/AP ...

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  • Northern Arizona first in Big Sky preseason polls

    But the same six teams precede Southern Utah in the two polls - NAU, Portland State, Montana, Eastern Washington, North Dakota and Weber State. Each returns its starting quarterback, while SUU is replacing its starter, Ammon Olsen, as well as key ...

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  • Macy's tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service

    IBM Watson's vice president Stephen Gold says the technology, once trained, can pick up if customers are frustrated based on their answers and can alert a sales associate. The technology is similar to artificial intelligence the company is working on ...

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  • Reports: Spain's Marc Gasol to miss Rio Olympics with foot injury

    According to reports from Spanish news outlets ABC and Libertad, NBA All-Star Marc Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies won't suit up for La Roja in Brazil as he continues to work his way back to full health after suffering a broken bone in his right foot ...

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  • Southern Utah talent still regarded across Big Sky

    Those two teams, along with Southern Utah, Eastern Washington, Montana, North Dakota and Portland State are all part of what should be a wide-open title race in the 13-team Big Sky. Eastern Washington senior wide receiver Cooper Kupp, the 2015 STATS ...

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  • Report: Oklahoma City rescinds qualifying offer to Dion Waiters, who is now unrestricted free agent

    Unlike guys like Tyler Johnson of Miami or Allen Crabbe of Portland, no team was going to come in with an offer large enough to make Oklahoma stop and considering not matching. (Brooklyn tried to poach Johnson and Crabbe, but their teams matched the ...

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  • Mancini: Inter have much room for improvement

    "A few years ago, Inter were a club who had won everything," Mancini told the media in Portland. "Now this is a different team but we can improve by working hard and there is a lot of room for us to do that. "Several of our players have played in the ...

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  • Trout, Choi go deep as Angels top Rangers

    Coyle has spent the season with Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket. ... The Angels placed C Geovany Soto (left knee inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list, moved INF Cliff Pennington (left hamstring strain) to the 60-day disabled list ...

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  • Kansas City-Colorado preview

    Sporting Kansas City will try the seemingly impossible -- at least so far in 2016 -- as it travels to Commerce City, Colo., on Saturday and attempts to hand the Colorado Rapids their first loss of the season at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Colorado (9-2 ...

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  • $50 million for fit and finishes: Why the Bucks paid Miles Plumlee

    ... and smooth-scoring swingman Khris Middleton blitzed the opposition last season, according to lineup data compiled by NBAwowy.com, scoring an average of 105.9 points per 100 possessions (which would have finished between the Portland Trail Blazers ...

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  • Carmelo Anthony wants to win now with the Knicks

    If everyone can stay healthy, there's no reason not to believe they'll at least be a playoff team. “I don't want no credit,” Anthony said of the Knicks' summer haul. “Phil (Jackson) did everything. Phil and Steve (Mills),” ... Unlike guys like Tyler ...

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