November 9, 2012 The Lakers finished 41-25, last season, but were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs. The team started off the season with a disappointing 1-4 record.
June 18, 2012 The 25-year-old Simpson won the first major golf tournament of his career. Meanwhile, LeBron James led the Heat past Kevin Durant's Thunder.
June 15, 2012 Woods was in good position after Day 1 of the Open. Meanwhile, LeBron James and the Heat held off Kevin Durant and the Thunder.
April 25, 2012 The basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest has been suspended for swinging his left elbow hard into the head of an opponent on Sunday. He'll miss the last regular season game and part of the playoffs. Is that enough?
April 23, 2012 Previously known as Ron Artest, the NBA player will always be remembered for being at the center of a 2004 brawl in the stands at a game in Michigan. Sunday, he hit an Oklahoma City player with a wild elbow.
November 14, 2011 The decision means it's possible there will be no professional basketball until the 2012-13 season. The sticking point: Sharing of revenue.
September 30, 2011 According to the AP, the 33-year-old Bryant will be paid $3 million to play about 10 games, starting in October. It's another sign that the NBA season is in jeopardy. Players have been locked out by a labor dispute.
July 1, 2011 Lawmakers in Minnesota are stuck on the issue of taxes.
May 27, 2011 The tornado death toll in Joplin rises; three die in Atlanta storms; flooding in Vermont; Ratko Mladic to return to court; the Miami Heat defeat the Chicago Bulls and advance to the NBA finals.
May 2, 2011 The Sacramento Kings of the NBA will be staying in California's capital for at least one more year after the team's owners pulled back from suggestions that they could move the team to Anaheim, California.
December 20, 2010 The NBA has purchased the New Orleans Hornets from majority owner George Shinn and minority owner Gary Chouest. Shinn founded the team in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1988 and moved it to New Orleans in 2002.