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Giants, Jets Honoring Newtown And Sandy Hook Elementary

The New York Giants will wear S.H.E.S. on the back of their helmets on Sunday in memory of those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy.

12/15/2012

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder honors the victims of the Newtown school shootings (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top Athletes Offer Prayers, Thoughts After Newtown Elementary School Massacre

On Friday night, Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant hit the court with “Newtown CT” on his sneakers to honor the victims of the massacre.

12/15/2012

Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, right, drives past the Nets' Gerald Wallace during their game at the Barclays Center on Dec. 4, 2012 in the Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Nets Not Ready For Prime Time, Follow Heat Loss With Defeat To Thunder

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder looked spectacular most of the night even when the ball didn’t go in. The blowout didn’t last, but their winning streak did.

12/04/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Rank First In Jersey Sales For First Time Since ’04, Lin Falls Out Of Top 15

The Knicks’ hot start on the court is paying dividends for the franchise’s merchandise sector. The league released its latest sales-rankings list on Wednesday, with the Knicks leading the team-sales category for the first time since December 2004.

11/28/2012

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Keidel: Dream Team Sequence; Olympic-Sized Scare For US, But Fortitude Wins Out

At my professional peril, I confess to not only being proud of my five-borough birth, but also as a brushstroke in the larger, American mosaic.

08/13/2012

Carmelo Anthony #15 of the United States celebrates winning the Men's Basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s Basketball Team Defends Title, Beats Spain To Take Home Gold Medal

The U.S. men’s basketball team defended its title by fighting off another huge challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory and its second straight Olympic championship.

08/12/2012

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Anthony, US Hoops Team Ready For Rematch With Argentina

Overpowering and dominant in a way not seen since the 1992 Dream Team, the Americans are now two wins from a second straight Olympic gold medal. Argentina awaits.

08/09/2012

USA-Argentina

Durant Ignites U.S. To Rout Of Argentina, Quarterfinal Matchup With Australia

Kevin Durant shot the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team out of trouble, and right into the top seed in their group.

08/06/2012

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Silverman: Tyson Chandler Will Be Center Of Team USA’s Success

The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team is dominated by superstars. However, the most important player on the team may be the Knicks’ big man.

07/31/2012

The United States during a break in play against France during their game at the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Hartnett: No Point In Comparing 2012 USA Basketball To ‘Dream Team’

It’s pointless to compare the 2012 Men’s Olympic basketball roster to the 1992 “Dream Team.” USA’s current roster has their own challenge in front of them.

07/29/2012

Dream Team

Latest USA ‘Dream Team’ Clobbers Dominican Republic In Pre-Olympic Exhibition

New role, same old result for Kevin Durant. And even with another loss from its roster, the U.S. Olympic basketball team just keeps on rolling along.

WFAN–07/13/2012

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Silverman: Mouthy Kobe Knows Just What He’s Doing

There is no need to feel insulted. Kobe Bryant did not demean the memory of the Dream Team.

07/11/2012

Wally Szczerbiak and Mike Brown

NBA Draft Q&A With Wally Szczerbiak

CBS Sports Network analyst and former first-round pick Wally Szczerbiak joined CBS Local Sports to give perspective as to what the prospects are going through on the biggest night of their basketball lives.

06/26/2012

LeBron James

Believe The Hype: Heat Get It Done, Take NBA Crown With Game 5 Rout

The decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami. Finally an NBA champion, it’s all worth it now.

WFAN–06/21/2012

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder celebrates near 'The Finals' logo after making a three-point shot against the Miami Heat in Game Two of the 2012 NBA Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 14, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Finals Far From Over

As much as the Heat have outplayed the Thunder in this series, the margin has been extremely small. A few plays here and there and the Thunder could easily be the team up 3-1. If Oklahoma City can do a few things differently, they can still win this series.

06/21/2012

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