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John Skipper, ESPN President and Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman, David Levy, Turner Broadcasting Systems President, Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner announce that the NBA expanded its partnerships with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company through new, nine-year agreements under which ABC, TNT, and ESPN will televise NBA games beginning with the 2016-17 season through the 2024-25 season on October 06, 2014 in New York City, New York. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Extends TV Deals With ESPN And TNT

The NBA and its television partners couldn’t wait to extend their contracts.

10/06/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: A fan reacts as Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies is picked #22 overall by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.

8 People In Sports Who Need To Be Doused With Ice Water

Everyone’s taking up the ice bucket challenge. But some people in the sports world need ice water dumped on them.

08/15/2014

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5 Best NBA Off-Seasons So Far

With the biggest names off the board, it’s time to break down the five teams having the best offseason thus far in the NBA.

07/17/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

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Like A Year Ago, Pacers Face Heat In East Finals

Through all of it — the late-season swoon, the questions about team unity, the deficits in the first two playoff rounds — this is what Paul George and the Indiana Pacers wanted.

05/16/2014

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Heat On The Road Against The Wizards

One night after winning a showdown for control of the Eastern Conference’s top seed, the Miami Heat gave it right back by losing to a sub-.500 opponent – even with Dwyane Wade returning. Now the Heat’s hopes of claiming that spot could be gone Monday night if they don’t win on the road against the Washington Wizards.

04/14/2014

MIAMI, FL - March 10: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat dribbles up the court against the Washington Wizards at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 10 2014. Copyright NBAE 2014 (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade Helps Heat Top Wizards 99-90

Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, LeBron James led all scorers with 23 points and the Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot by beating the Washington Wizards 99-90 on Monday night.

03/10/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 23: Greg Oden #20 of the Miami Heat dunks the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans during an NBA preseason game on October 23,2013 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Layne Murdoch jr/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Keeping Close Eye On Oden’s Progress

The Miami Heat is hoping to avoid a four-game losing streak when the team plays the Philadelphia 76ers Friday night. One of the biggest questions in the game will be the status of center Greg Oden.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

Miami Heat v Washington Wizards

Wizards Hand Heat 3rd Straight Loss, 114-97

The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden’s first game in more than four years.

01/15/2014

Miami Heat v Washington Wizards

Heat’s Greg Oden Plays For 1st Time Since 2009

Greg Oden played in his first NBA regular-season game in more than four years Wednesday night, coming off the bench in the second quarter of the Miami Heat’s game against the Washington Wizards.

01/15/2014

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