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Becky Hammon #25 of the San Antonio Stars handles the ball against the Indiana Fever at the AT&T Center on July 26, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Hire Becky Hammon, Make Her Second Woman To Join NBA Coaching Staff

She joins South Carolina assistant Lisa Boyer, who served on John Lucas’ staff in Cleveland in 2001-02, as women to coach in the NBA.

08/05/2014

Mason Plumlee #35 of the USA Blue Team (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s National Team Trims Roster To 16; Mason Plumlee Makes Cut

The U.S. men’s national team trimmed its roster to 16 players Tuesday by cutting Washington’s John Wall and Bradley Beal, and Atlanta’s Paul Millsap.

08/05/2014

Paul George is tended to on the court after fracturing his leg defending a play during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Will Horror Of Paul George Injury Scare NBA From World Stage?

This one freak play on Friday could very well kill international basketball as we know it. I hope I’m wrong.

08/04/2014

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Mike-i-Mation: Hey Tony, Lose The Numba!

“Tony in Florida” sat on hold for decades. It’s the only explanation. Relive this classic Francesa moment in all its animated glory.

07/31/2014

Derek Jeter against the Texas Rangers on July 28, 2014 (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The A-List: 20 Players With New York Star Power

As far as professional sports is concerned, New York is the biggest stage in the country and arguably on the planet. Stars tend to want to play here, even despite the pressure that comes with the territory.

07/31/2014

Miles Plumlee and Mason Plumlee of the USA Men's National Team talk to the media during practice at the Mendenhall Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on July 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Plumlee Showing Nets, Team USA That He’s Ready To Make Leap

Even if Plumlee gets cut, as expected, prior to the World Cup, this experience — playing with and against many of the league’s top players every day — can only enhance his value to the Nets.

07/30/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, left and his wife Shelly pose for a photograph before his team played the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 7, 2012. (Photo Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Against Donald Sterling, Allows Clippers Sale To Go Through

In the tentative ruling, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided with Sterling’s estranged wife Shelly Sterling, who burst into tears when the ruling was announced.

07/28/2014

Marc Gasol (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Options In 2015 Could Make Or Break Melo Era

Anthony doesn’t have many years left in his prime. It’s the summer of 2015 or bust. Unfortunately for the Knicks, their options next offseason are somewhat limited.

07/25/2014

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Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Jason Collins Breaks Down Wall For Gay Athletes

Over two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.

07/24/2014

Raymond Felton (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Knick Raymond Felton Pleads Guilty In NYC Gun Case

Felton pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm. He admitted he knowingly had a large-capacity ammunition magazine and a pistol without a license.

07/23/2014

Head coach Derek Fisher of the New York Knicks speaks with Shane Larkin against the Dallas Mavericks on July 11, 2014 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Fisher To Face Big Challenges In First Year On The Job

Assuming the Knicks want to play a nine- or 10-man rotation for most of the season, Fisher is going to have to bench guys that expect to play serious minutes.

07/22/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Andrei Kirilenko: Former Nets Coach Jason Kidd ‘Couldn’t Handle’ The Pressure

“The pressure is huge,” Kirilenko told the newspaper (translated from Russian). “And Kidd couldn’t handle it … or maybe he didn’t want to.”

07/21/2014

J.R. Smith (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Knicks Mulling Trade Options For J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert

The Knicks are expected to have enough cash for a power play in free agency next year. But Phil Jackson could be setting himself up for some moves in the meantime.

07/21/2014

LeBron James (Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Poll: LeBron James Is America’s Favorite Athlete; Jeter Is No. 3

According to a new Harris Poll, NBA superstar LeBron James — now a member of the Cavaliers — is the United States’ favorite athlete.

07/18/2014

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#TBT Mike-i-Mation: Mike And The Mad Dog Talk To President Clinton

CBS Radio presents a slice of gold from the vaults of WFAN: one hot minute with Francesa, Chris Russo and then-sitting President Bill Clinton, who digs his college sports.

07/17/2014

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Phil Jackson looks on during his introductory press conference as President of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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