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The Politics of Game 7

An unpredictable NBA playoff season offers clues into the current political climate

Can We Handle a Flesh Eating Bacteria Outbreak?

Anxiety over political gridlock in Washington fuel fears about our ability to respond to major outbreaks

The NBA’s First Post-Lockout Scandal

An unusually high rate of post-season injuries could mean low ratings and heavy losses for the league

To Go to the White House Or Not

When the NBA announced the schedule for its new 66-game shortened season, the schedule-makers overlooked one thing—they forgot to schedule the NBA World Champion...

Stern on Chris Paul: “Don’t Forget Who’s Boss”

The NBA was back.  The owners and players both voted to accept the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA), with a 66-game season scheduled to...

We ARE Playing Basketball: Players and Owners Agree to New CBA

Finally. After several stops and starts, ultimatums and lawsuits, the NBA owners, players, and - of course - the attorneys, agreed to a new collective...

NBA, NBPA Negotiate 24 Hours, More Talks Scheduled

At the end of the day, NBA fans don’t care how a deal gets done. They just want a deal.

West Philadelphia Born and Raised … to Part Owner of the...

Add Will and Jada Pinkett Smith to the list of rappers/entertainers to become part owners of professional sports franchises.  The NBA’s Board of Governors...

Lakers, Kobe Donate Playoff Earnings to Workers Displaced by Lockout

When Jim Buss took over day-to-day control of the Los Angeles Lakers from his father, Dr. Jerry Buss, one of his first acts of...

Tired of NFL Lockout? Here Comes the NBA’s Version

The NFL lockout is entering its third month, but there is a reason for optimism.  After negotiations broke off in March, the players union...