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Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'
John G. Avildsen, who directed underdog classics 'Rocky' and 'The Karate Kid,' has died at age 81
What to see and what to skip in Cape Town
If Cape Town is on your to-do list, you’re not alone: South Africa forges forward to attract visitors all over the world, and the word is out -- its second most populous city is diverse, eclectic and notoriously laid-back. For many, it’s the threshold to bucket list-style and world-class safari
For children who survive gun violence, healing from a bullet wound is just 'the beginning of their suffering'
Three children have died from gun violence in Chicago this week, a city that has seen a record number of shootings and homicides in the last year. There were 762 homicides and 4,367 shootings in Chicago in 2016, police said. Of those shot, 76 where children younger than 15 years old, according to
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J.R. Smith plans to skip Cavaliers minicamp this week
J.R. Smith will not attend the Cleveland Cavaliers minicamp this week in California as he and the team remain at an impasse in contract talks, sources told ESPN.com. Cavs players and coaches are gathering for workouts for several days this week in Santa Barbara ahead of the start of training camp
Recruiting starts early, but is it worth the cost?
SAN DIEGO -- Calen Lightford smirks as he scans the competition at San Diego's Junior Phenom Camp, a national youth basketball showcase that has made a millionaire of its founder. Then the 12-year-old sixth-grader announces his mission. "I want," he says, "to destroy everybody in front of me."
Sources: Knicks strong favorites to sign free agent Joakim Noah
The New York Knicks have emerged as strong favorites to sign free-agent big man Joakim Noah , according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that multiple teams interested in Noah have all but conceded already that the Knicks are his runaway preferred destination in free agency. No deals can be
Sources: New York Knicks strong favorites to sign Joakim Noah
The New York Knicks have emerged as strong favorites to sign free-agent big man Joakim Noah , according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that multiple teams interested in Noah, a former All-Star center, have all but conceded already that the Knicks are his runaway preferred destination in
Editor's note: This story contains explicit language. Kobe Bryant wants to talk about what comes after death. It's been 16 hours since he scored 60 points in his final NBA game. His back hurts and his shoulder is sore from 20 years in the league and 50 god damn shots! And he's laughing at me, at
Behold! The science says Andre Drummond is the most explosive big man in the league (yes, really)
WHEN LEBRON JAMES walks onto the court for tipoff against the Detroit Pistons , he might as well tug up his shorts, bend his knees and get in his defensive stance right away. James may not know it, and the millions watching may not know it either, but there's almost no chance he'll retrieve the