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Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jason Collins Becomes 1st Active Male Athlete In 4 Major American Pro Sports To Come Out

“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. “But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”

04/29/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Urges NBA To Hold All-Star Game At Barclays Over MSG; Rips James Dolan

De Blasio believes that holding the event at Barclays Center would be terrific for the continued growth and development of Brooklyn, but he also vehemently opposes MSG owner James Dolan being rewarded with the game.

02/25/2013

LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: What To Watch For As The Knicks Open Their Season Against The Heat

I want to see if the Knicks can do a better job slowing down LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Both players got into the lane way too easily last year against the Knicks. The Knicks have to play the pick-and-roll better and improve their individual defense.

11/02/2012

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Nets-Knicks Barclays Game Rescheduled To Nov. 26

Thursday’s Nets-Knicks opener at the Barclays Center has been rescheduled to be played on November 26.

11/01/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Figuring Out The Knicks’ Rotation As The Season Nears

All in all, until Stoudemire gets back, here’s how I see Woodson breaking down the 240 minutes available in an NBA game.

10/26/2012

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David Stern To Step Down As NBA Commissioner In February 2014

NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire in February 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.

10/25/2012

David Stern (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images), Jim Rome (credit: Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

Silverman: David Stern Displayed Smug And Peevish Demeanor In Jim Rome Interview

David Stern’s recent appearance on Jim Rome’s radio show made headlines because the commissioner didn’t like the fact that Rome had the nerve to ask him about the draft lottery.

06/14/2012

Billy Hunter (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images), David Stern (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Ball In Player’s Court

The easy people to blame for the pending NBA lockout are the faces of each side: David Stern, Adam Silver, Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter. The truth is that if it was up to those four men, this deal would have been done a long time ago.

11/08/2011

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Report: Despite Cancellations, 78-Game NBA Season Possible

As NBA players and owners wait to see who will blink first, fans are stuck staring at a blank calendar.

WFAN–10/31/2011

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NBA Labor Deal In Next Few Days? David Stern Says It’s Possible

Could it be? Might the 120-day NBA lockout be coming to an end?

WFAN–10/28/2011

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NBA Lockout: Sides Say 82-Game Season Still Possible

Sure, they already canceled two weeks of the season. But there’s renewed optimism that the NBA can squeeze in an 82-game season if a deal to end the lockout is reached soon.

WFAN–10/27/2011

David Stern, Billy Hunter (credit: AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

NBA Lockout: David Stern To Miss 3rd Straight Day Of Talks With Flu

After another long day of negotiations, NBA players and owners left with nothing more than plans for another meeting.

WFAN–10/20/2011

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NBA Lockout: Mediation Resumes After 16-Hour Session

NBA owners and players are meeting for a second straight day, shortly after finishing a 16-hour marathon with a federal mediator.

WFAN–10/19/2011

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Does Money Really Matter Most In NBA Lockout?

NBA owners apparently weren’t bluffing when they said they wanted competitive balance just as much as a chance to profit.

WFAN–10/13/2011

Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the NBPA (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NBPA Chief Billy Hunter On WFAN: Federal Mediation To Take Place

National Basketball Players Association Director Billy Hunter joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa for about an hour on Wednesday to clarify the status of NBA lockout negotiations.

WFAN–10/12/2011

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