Dwyane Wade was back on the court for the Miami Heat. Wade, who missed the preseason opener saying he was “erring on the side of caution,” played 21 minutes and had eight points and four assists in a 112-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a South African court ahead of the expected indictment of the double-amputee Olympian on a premeditated murder charge.
South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend, on Friday sobbed as a magistrate started reading out a ruling on his bail application.
By TALES AZZONI
The last time Rafael Nadal won in Brazil, it was at the very start of the most dominant clay-court career tennis has ever seen.
Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
The 6-foot-6 Toronto rookie leapfrogged Michael Costolo, the son of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, whipped the ball between his legs and hammered home a one-handed dunk to beat defending champion Jeremy Evans in the climax to All-Star Saturday.
San Antonio Spurs All-Star Tim Duncan sprained his left knee and right ankle after getting tangled with an opponent and had to be helped off the court in the first half of Saturday night’s game against the Wizards.
After a seven-month hiatus nursing an injured knee, Rafael Nadal is nervous about his upcoming return to the tennis court and believes it may be some time before he is back in top form.
DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki says he is still about two weeks away from getting back on the court to start running and shooting. He’s not sure how long after that it will be before he makes his NBA season debut for the Dallas Mavericks. The perennial All-Star forward is recovering from knee surgery. He says [...]
Brandon Roy’s balky knees have been holding up.
Now the Minnesota Timberwolves are truly going to put those valuable joints of his to the test.
By Andrew Seligman
Joakim Noah scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls got off to a good start without Derrick Rose, beating the Sacramento Kings 93-87 Wednesday in the season opener.
By Greg Beacham
On one side of the Los Angeles Lakers’ practice court, Dwight Howard is shooting free throws and talking defense with Pau Gasol. On the other end, Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are plotting out a pick-and-roll play with step-by-step precision.
The second makeover of the Dallas Mavericks in as many seasons just got tougher.
Star forward Dirk Nowitzki had arthroscopic surgery on his ailing right knee Friday and the 11-time All-Star isn’t expected to resume on-court activities for about six weeks.
Chelsea dropped its first points of the season in a 0-0 draw against local rival Queens Park Rangers, and the non-handshake between Anton Ferdinand and John Terry upstaged big home wins by Arsenal and Manchester United in the English Premier League on Saturday.