Meadowlark Lemon talks with Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly in St. Louis on Dec. 5. The legendary Harlem Globetrotter died at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Sunday. He was 83.
Players on Monmouth University's bench have created over-the-top choreographed celebrations for plays. Here, Tyler Robinson pretends to be dead, while teammates Louie Pillari, Dan Pillari and Greg Noack react in horror.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, looks to pass as Los Angeles Lakers Jordan Clarkson (6), Brandon Bass (2) and Julius Randle (30) defend. The Warriors won, 111-77.
The night before the NBA exhibition game, two South African teams faced off in Johannesburg. Hoops aren't exactly a huge draw in the soccer-loving country. Attendance was about 1,000.
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Phoenix Suns forward Marcus Morris, left, congratulates his twin brother, Markieff, after he scored against the Sacramento Kings during the fourth quarter of a game on April 16, 2014.
Philadelphia 76ers forward JaKarr Sampson congratulates guard K.J. McDaniels during the fourth quarter of Wednesday's NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon, seen here in 2010, has won a court ruling in which the NCAA was told it can't forbid college athletes from being compensated for the use of their images and names.
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