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TNT Tips Off NBA Playoffs With Rihanna

With the curtain set to go up on the 2013 NBA Playoffs, Turner Sports is priming the promotional pump with a little help from Rihanna and the Crossroads of the World.

NBA Commish Stern to Step Down in 2014

The National Basketball Association today announced that commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, drawing to a close his 30-year tenure. Stern will be replaced by NBA deputy commissioner Adam Silver.

ESPN, Nissan Return to the Heisman House

Robert Griffin III has an arm like a howitzer and can shoot the eyes off a potato bug at 40 paces. He also runs a 4.41 in the 40-yard dash, making him the fastest quarterback since Michael Vick broke the sound barrier at the 2001 NFL Combine.

ESPN, Nissan Move Into Heisman House

What happens when 11 Heisman Trophy winners are picked to live in a house and have their lives taped? Well, for starters, people stop being polite to Mark Ingram.

NBA Lockout Will Cost Networks Billions

Minutes after the NBA officially announced the July 1 lockout, Sacramento Kings forward/center DeMarcus Cousins offered what was perhaps the most cogent, and funny, take on the players’ financial prospects. In a tweet posted Thursday at around 7:30 p.m.