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Ex-Knicks veteran Mason ‘fighting for his life’

Former 13-year NBA veteran forward Anthony Mason is “literally fighting for his life” due to a serious heart ailment, a source close to Mason confirmed to ESPN.com. View full post on ESPN.com

Hall of Famer, UNLV icon Tarkanian, 84, dies

Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died, his son Danny Tarkanian said Wednesday on Twitter. View full post on ESPN.com

Dirk into ASG; Thompson, Harden will start

Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has been tabbed to replace injured Pelicans forward Anthony Davis as a reserve for the Western Conference All-Star team, while Warriors guard Klay Thompson and Rockets guard James Harden have been named starters. View full post on ESPN.com

Doc: Snubbing of Clips’ Jordan ‘a travesty’

After watching center DeAndre Jordan get bypassed yet again as an All-Star reserve, Clippers coach Doc Rivers called the snub a “travesty.” View full post on ESPN.com

Sources: Karl reaches deal to coach Kings

George Karl has reached a deal to become the next coach of the Sacramento Kings, league sources confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday. View full post on ESPN.com

Barkley fires back: Rockets GM a stats idiot

Charles Barkley took a shot from Daryl Morey and returned fire, calling the Rockets GM “one of those idiots who believes in analytics.” Barkley then disavowed the practice, saying its proponents ” never played the game, and they never got the girls.” View full post on ESPN.com

Magic rips Jim Buss, says Kobe should draw line

Former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson said he has serious questions about whether Jim Buss can turn around the team, which is mired in the worst period in franchise history. View full post on ESPN.com

No. 1 Kentucky survives LSU to stay perfect

No. 1 Kentucky survives again, beating LSU 71-69 View full post on ESPN.com

Little League strips Chicago team of U.S. title

Little League Baseball has stripped the U.S. championship from the Chicago-based Jackie Robinson West team and has suspended the coach for violating a rule prohibiting the use of players who live outside the geographic area that the team represents. View full post on ESPN.com

Tiger exits Torrey after 11 holes, cites back

Tiger Woods suffered another setback Thursday at the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open, leaving midway through his round with an apparent injury. View full post on ESPN.com

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