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Michael Jordan Convinced He’d Beat LeBron James One-on-One in His Prime [VIDEO]

Michael Jordan still thinks he’s the greatest.

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Drake Gets New Job Rebranding Toronto Raptors

Drake is soon becoming a man of many talents. The rapper-singer-actor has a new job working for his hometown basketball team, the Toronto Raptors. He'll serve as a host, business partner and consultant for the sports team.

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Watch Spider-Man School Everyone at Basketball

You don't always need to feel embarrassed when a dude in a Lycra bodysuit schools you at streetball. If the schooling is done by The Professor, it's totally acceptable to get trounced on the court.

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2013 NBA Draft Recap — Cleveland Takes Anthony Bennett First On Wild Draft Night

The 2013 NBA Draft will be remembered for its unpredictability, with a night of surprises right from the get-go. Here's a recap from Thursday night's event:

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2013 NBA Playoff Recap — Heat Beat Pacers, 99-76, Advance to NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 32 points, and the Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers, 99-76, in the seventh and deciding game of the Eastern Conference finals in Miami on Monday night.

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Jay-Z Hosts Private Reception for Roc Nation Sports Client Skylar Diggins [Photos]

Jay-Z is treating the clients that sign to his latest business venture, Roc Nation Sports, with the same passion he treats the musical artists he signs and fosters. He went all out for former Notre Dame women's basketball diva Skylar Diggins, welcoming her to the Roc Nation Sports family with a private reception at his 40/40 Club.

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BALLIN’! The MAAC Tournament Returns To The Times Union Center in 2015

You can call it a comeback! A press release announced the MAAC NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournament will return to the Times Union Center in downtown Albany 2015-2017.

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2013 NBA Playoffs Recap: Spurs Complete Sweep Of Grizzlies, 93-86, Advance To NBA Finals

Tony Parker scored 37 points, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 93-86, on Monday night to sweep the best-of-seven Western Conference Finals in four games and advance to the NBA Finals

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2013 NBA Playoffs — Conference Finals Preview

The Indiana Pacers defeated the New York Knicks in the sixth game of their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series on Saturday to join the Miami Heat, Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs in the NBA's conference finals. Here's a preview of what to expect as these four teams each attempt to advance to the NBA Finals:

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2013 NBA Playoffs Recap— Pacers Beat Knicks, 106-99, Advance to Conference Finals

Indiana Pacers 106, New York Knicks 99
Lance Stephenson scored 25 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks, 106-99, in Indianapolis on Saturday night to win their second-round NBA playoff series in six games

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Baby With Pants Down Video Bombs NBA Postgame Show

The NBA playoffs is no time for child's play. Or is it?

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Siena Fires Men’s Basketball Coach Mitch Buonaguro

Siena basketball fans can now breathe a sigh of relief. The team’s coach, Mitch Buonaguro, was released from his contract a year early. Remember when Siena was competing with the most elite teams in the NCAA Tournament? Yeah… We miss you, Fran McCaffery.

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Track Your NCAA Bracket Challenge Entry Here

The games have begun and the heat is on. Follow your Million Dollar NCAA Bracket Challenge bracket - and the brackets of your favorite DJs - below, as the games continue toward the fiery Final Four finale, and the NCAA championship game on April 8

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Happy Hanukkah! Here Are Some NBA Players Singing the Dreidel Song

Hanukkah's almost over. Bring your celebration to the most awkward end possible, by playing this nonstop. It's the Houston Rockets singing 'Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel,' courtesy of our friends at Dumb as a Blog. Real

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10 NBA Player Cameos in Music Videos

Some basketball players like Shaq and John Salley have shown their musical prowesses off the court, or even made a second career out of their vocal skills (or lack thereof). But, at other times, NBA players without any vocal abilities have dipped their toes into the waters of the music world thanks to cameos in music videos.

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Check Out the Worst Free Throw In Basketball History

We're not positive what just happened but we are absolutely elated that it did. Coming in as the basketball shot heard around the world, this guy makes Shaq's abhorrent excuse for a free throw look like a game-winning miracle.

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NBA Baller Beats Game Comes With Its Own Basketball

NBA Baller Beats Game Comes With Its Own Basketball

If you thought Kinect Star Wars was weird and embarrassing, get a load of NBA Baller Beats. The Xbox 360 Kinect exclusive comes with its own basketball that you bounce in time to onscreen prompts.

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NCAA Title Game: Kentucky Beats Kansas 67-59 To Win National Championship

Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky held off a spirited Kansas rally to beat the Jayhawks 67-59 in the NCAA title game in New Orleans on Monday night. The win gave the Wildcats (38-2) their eighth national championship in school history and first since 1998.

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Kevin C. Cox

NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Kentucky and Kansas Advance To 2012 Final Four

Traditional college basketball powers Kentucky and Kansas each won regional finals on Sunday to join Ohio State and Louisville in the 2012 Final Four in New Orleans next weekend. Here’s a recap of Sunday’s regional final games:

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Ohio State and Louisville Headed To 2012 Final Four

Louisville and Ohio State became the first two teams to advance to the 2012 Final Four in New Orleans next weekend. Here’s a recap of Saturday’s regional finals.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Cincinnati, Ohio and Xavier Win To Advance To Round Of 16

Ohio, Cincinnati and Xavier all won on Sunday to join Ohio State in the NCAA basketball tournament round of 16. Top-seeded North Carolina and Michigan State also won to advance to the regional semi-finals. Here’s a full recap of the day’s action in the NCAA tournament:

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Top Seeds Advance; Kentucky – Indiana Rematch Set For Friday

The higher-seeded team won every NCAA tournament game played in men’s Division I basketball on Saturday. Top seeds Kentucky and Syracuse were among the teams which advanced to the regional semifinal round next week. Here’s a recap of all of the NCAA tournament action from Saturday:

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10 Biggest First Round Upsets in Recent NCAA Tournament History [PHOTOS, VIDEOS]

The annual NCAA Tournament kicks off Tuesday with two games featuring lower seeds vying for a spot in the field of 64.

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Obama’s Bracket Challenge!

President Barack Obama’s Campaign Website is testing your “March Madness” expertise with “The Obama Bracket Challenge”.  You can go to the campaign site and take “The Challenge”.

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Chris Graythen, Getty Images

NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Kentucky Is No. 1 Overall Seed Despite Loss

Losses by Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina in their conference tournaments didn’t prevent those teams from joining Big Ten champ Michigan State as top regional seeds for the Division I men’s NCAA basketball tournament field of 68 announced on Sunday evening.

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Do You Live In One Of America’s Most Miserable Cities for Sports Fans?

On February 7th, two days after the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, die-hard Giants fans painted their faces red and blue, lined the streets and cheered as their beloved hometown heroes paraded by.

Inevitably, 2012 will bring incredible joy and/or crushing disappointment to sports fans across the US and while there’s no way to know concretely which group you’ll be in, Forbes latest annual ranking of America’s most miserable sports cities might be able to warn your if you’re headed for heartbreak.

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Top 5 Albany Area Bars To Watch Basketball At

When basketball season arrives you want to make sure you find the best places to catch the game - here are our favorite five places to go in the Albany area. Get ready for March Madness in the 518!

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