Dirk Nowitzki’s 40 Points Gives Dallas 3-1 Series Lead over Thunder

Dirk Nowitzki scored 40 points with 5 rebounds as the Dallas Mavericks erased a 15-point deficit with less than 5 minutes remaining to win Game Four, 112-105, in overtime against the Oklahoma City Thunder...

Local Student-Athletes Graduate in 2011

Education Secretary Arne Duncan months ago expressed his disappointment with the low graduation rates among most student-athletes attending major universities throughout the nation. But he wouldn’t have much to complain about after a few...

Bosh’s Big Night Powers Heat to 2-1 Series Lead Over Bulls

Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer had remarked before his team’s series with the Miami Heat that his opponent was mostly comprised of the Big Two. Despite the fact that the Heat have been inked...

Dallas Moves Ahead of Thunder in Series, 2-1

The Dallas Mavericks held on to claim a 93-87 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in game three of their best-of-seven series May 21, and took a 2-1 series lead. Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki didn't...

Md. Legislator Angered About Absence of Black Jockeys in Preakness

A Maryland legislator has expressed his anger that no Black jockeys are among those running in the Preakness field on May 21 in Baltimore. State Del. Emmett C. Burns said discrimination still exists in the...

Md. Legislator Angered by Absence of Black Jockeys in Preakness

A Maryland legislator has expressed his anger that no Black jockeys are among those running in the Preakness field on May 21 in Baltimore. State Del. Emmett C. Burns said discrimination still exists in the...

Oklahoma City Ties Series with Mavericks, 1-1

Kevin Durant scored a team-high 24 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Dallas Mavericks, 106-100, in game two of the NBA Western Conference Finals to tie the series, 1-1 May 19. Durant,...

World Class Sprinter Michael Walton To Host Youth Festivities in District

World Class Sprinter Michael Walton is just as dedicated to supporting and mentoring youths as he is to running and breaking records on the track. That’s why he’s bringing his annual Michael Walton Foundation...

LeBron Lifts Heat Pass Chicago, 85-75, in Game Two

LeBron James scored 29 points with 10 rebounds and five assists as the Miami Heat stole an 85-75 road-win over the top-seeded Chicago Bulls in game two of the Eastern Conference Finals. The best-of-seven...

Mavericks Ride Nowitzki Past Thunder for Game One Victory

Dallas Mavericks All Star forward Dirk Nowitzki didn’t do much in his team’s Western Conference Finals opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder—except score. And score, and score and score some more. Nowitzki torched the...

Kevin Durant Scores 39 Points to Close Out Memphis

The Oklahoma City Thunder put on a shooting clinic to finally topple the Memphis Grizzles with a lopsided 105-90 win in game seven of their second-round series at the Oklahoma City Arena on May...

Bulls Crush Miami 103-82, in Game 1

The Chicago Bulls crushed the Miami Heat, 103-82, on May 15 to take a 1-0 series lead in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Most viewers expected to see a slug-out between Bulls' MVP guard Derrick...

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