Silver says 'tremendous progress' on new labor deal

New York (AFP) - NBA team owners and the players union have made "tremendous progress" toward a new collective bargaining agreement, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday, with rich new television …

Sparks topple Lynx to claim elusive WNBA title

Los Angeles (AFP) - Candace Parker scored 28 points and Nneka Ogwumke drained the game-winning basket with 3.1 seconds remaining as the Los Angeles Sparks downed the Minnesota Lynx 77-76 to win the …


Sixers forward Brand retires after 17 seasons

New York (AFP) - Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand retired Thursday, calling it quits at age 37 after 17 NBA seasons since being the first overall selection in the 1999 NBA Draft.


Rapid Replay feature targets NBA global audience

New York (AFP) - The National Basketball Association's international fans will be able to watch highlights in near real-time as part of changes to the league's subscription service being rolled out …