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  1. Jason Collins staying in shape as he heads to state of the union

    Jason Collins, the 12-year NBA veteran who announced that he was gay in a Sports Illustrated story last April, will be a guest of first lady Michelle Obama at Tuesday night's State of the Union address.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  2. President fetes Heat with hardwood humor

    Tom Haberstroh

    WASHINGTON -- It wasn't so much a presidential championship ceremony as it was Barack Obama's comedy hour. And of course, the loudest laugh of the day had to come at the expense of Heat point guard Mario Chalmers. It had to. Before wrapping up hi...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  3. President Barack Obama honors Miami Heat for 2nd straight NBA tit...

    President Barack Obama has congratulated the NBA champion Miami Heat for showing the "heart and determination" it takes to sit atop the league.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  4. Jason Collins throws out first pitch at Boston Red Sox game

    Jason Collins, the first active athlete to come out as being gay in one of the four U.S. major professional sports leagues, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday night before the Red Sox played the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  5. 2012 London Olympics -- LeBron James, U.S. men's Olympic basketba...

    LeBron James scored 30 points and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team rallied from an early 10-point deficit to beat Brazil 80-69 on Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  6. Delonte West won't attend White House visit with Dallas Mavericks...

    President Barack Obama is beginning the week by hosting the NBA champion Mavericks. But Delonte West, signed by the Mavs before this season, will not be able to join the team because of a criminal record that did not pass a background check.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  7. Injury won't keep Jason Kidd from White House

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- A lower back injury might keep Jason Kidd from playing on the upcoming two-game road trip, but it won't keep him from making Monday's trip to the White House with the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks. Kidd was on the practice floor Sunday, ...

    Blog | January 08, 2012
  8. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban rips league for no Washington D...

    Jeff Caplan

    The NBA didn't do it so Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took scheduling the traditional championship trip to the White House into his own hands.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2012
  9. President Barack Obama no longer expected for Miami Heat's game a...

    The Washington Wizards had been expecting President Obama for Saturday night's game against LeBron James and the Miami Heat but the president was forced to cancel.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2010
  10. Los Angeles Lakers' Andrew Bynum: 'Definitely playing' Tuesday vs...

    Dave McMenamin

    Los Angeles Lakers' Andrew Bynum is "definitely playing" Tuesday when the team takes on the Washington Wizards. Bynum has missed the first 24 games of the season.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2010
  11. Los Angeles Lakers to meet President Barack Obama next week

    President Barack Obama will honor the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers next week, the White House said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2010
  12. Drake's star rises with his NBA friends

    Matthew Glenesk

    Like his good pal LeBron James, singer Drake has had a whirlwind summer. The rising hip-hop star spoke with The Life about his No. 1 album, his NBA friends, Coach Cal, Toronto sports and more.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  13. Evan Turner, John Wall vying to be overall No. 1 pick at NBA comb...

    Evan Turner and John Wall could have some explosive matchups when they meet in the NBA. The one playing out at the moment is pretty intense, too.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2010
  14. 'NBA Jam' Producer Q&A

    Jon Robinson

    All the dirt on EA Sports' "NBA Jam" revival. Will there be an Obama sighting?

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2010
  15. Lakers beat Wizards: The reactions

    Brian and Andy Kamenetzky

    Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images Shannon Brown pleases President Obama, who wished him luck in the dunk contest. Just a year into his presidency, Barack Obama has yet to fix everything wrong in our country. I don't think mine is a particularly ...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  16. Lakers 105, Wizards 103: One big moment

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images Still letting Shannon dunk. Brown was nails Tuesday night in Washington, scoring 11 points as L.A. cruised to an easy win over the Wizards. Under normal circumstances, I might say the Lakers, in the midst of a ...

    Blog | January 26, 2010