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MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James cannot currently envision a scenario where he leaves the Miami Heat this summer, though he still plans to assess his needs and his future at the end of the season...
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Forget world's best fighter, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was rated by the South African government as the world's greatest athlete and backed him to turn around boxing in the country...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Lions have hired coach Jim Caldwell...

MIAMI (AP) — Jesus Shuttlesworth returns to the court this week. Jesus Shuttlesworth may return to the big screen in the future...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Leaving a judge to decide whether to throw out the conviction of a 14-year-old boy executed in South Carolina in 1944 reminds supporters of George Stinney of how the teen's fate was also in one man's hands nearly 70 years ago...
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault is asking Florida's attorney general for an independent examination into the rape investigation, claiming it was riddled with problems...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As frustrated as Michael Jordan has been over the Charlotte Bobcats' lack of success, he said tanking games to get a high pick in next year's NBA draft isn't the way to fix a rebuilding franchise...
(AP) - The NFL received another high grade for its racial hiring amid concerns over a significant drop in minority head coaches this season...
DULUTH, Georgia (AP) — Maya Moore scored 23 points, and Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 86-77 on Thursday to win their second WNBA title in three years...

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — All of 16 years old and given to giggles, Simone Biles showed she is ready to carry the weight of a nation...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd was suspended for two games by the NBA on Friday for pleading guilty to driving while ability impaired...
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (AP) — Tiger Woods was voted U.S. PGA Tour player of the year for the 11th time on the strength of his five big wins and return to No. 1 in the world...
NEW YORK (AP) — "NBA Inside Stuff" is coming back to TV, with recently retired Grant Hill serving as a co-host...
Shaquille O'Neal is joining the ownership group of the Sacramento Kings...
(AP) - College football programs from the talent-rich Southeastern Conference are having to defend themselves in the wake of allegations of money being funneled to players...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Also inducted Sunday into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame were Gary Payton, the only NBA player with 20,000 points, 8,000 assists, 5,000 rebounds and 2,000 steals...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — There is no exhibition game gold medal. The only prize was some player of the game award LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony shared. Not counting doesn't mean not mattering...