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April 28, 2013 | By Joe Flint
AXS TV, the cable channel whose backers include entrepenuer Mark Cuban, has struck a content-sharing deal with the Huffington Post. Starting May 13, AXS will carry programming from HuffPost Live, which is the Huffington Post's online channel, for six hours during the day. HuffPost Live typically features a mix of entertainment and political coverage. During the hours that AXS will simulcast HuffPost Live (10 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET), the content is focused more on pop culture. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments For AXS TV, the partnership with Huffington Post moves it closer to its goal of being a 24/7 live channel.
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April 13, 2013
Double trouble Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert , tweeting about the State Farm commercial depicting Clippers star Chris Paul being separated at birth from his fictional twin brother, Cliff Paul: "Wouldn't Chris Paul's mom realize that 1 of her identical twins is missing? What r the chances his last name is Paul as well? #StateFarmprobs. " Relax, everybody New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony , on breathless media speculation about Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose's return from a knee injury: "I wish y'all would stop rushing Derrick back.
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April 7, 2013
A lost cause? Embattled Cleveland Coach Byron Scott, a former Lakers All-Star, on the struggling Cavaliers' mentality: "If guys don't fear or hate losing as much as I do, we're going to keep going through what we're going through. You have to be to the point where you hate losing. In the '80s, we hated losing games. It was gut-wrenching. I don't know if we've gone through that. I have. I don't know if they have. " She got game Miami forward Shane Battier, on the prospects of someone such as Baylor's Brittney Griner playing in the NBA: "There's no doubt that in our lifetime, there will be a woman NBA player.
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April 7, 2013 | By Dan Loumena
Brittney Griner, the All-American center for the Baylor women's basketball team, and an NBA tryout: It's the story that won't go away anytime soon. The media won't let it, not at the pinnacle of the college basketball season. This became a story when Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was talking last week about the NBA draft and told reporters he'd already given thought to using a second-round draft pick on the 6-foot-8, 200-pound Griner. Cuban even sent out the word via Twitter.
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April 5, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton said he calls 'em as he sees 'em. "I speak the truth," Hamilton said. "I don't sugarcoat it. People can see through that. I don't want to take back anything I said. " However, at a news conference before his first game here as a member of the rival Angels, Hamilton came pretty close to taking back his spring training comment about the Dallas-Fort Worth area being a "football town. " Rangers fans, already grumbling after Hamilton did not give their team a chance to match the Angels' $125-million offer, did not care for Hamilton's description of their town.
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April 5, 2013 | By Diane Pucin
Lizette Salas, who was a star golfer at USC before becoming an LPGA Tour pro last year, is in second place, one shot behind Inbee Park, after two rounds of the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage. Salas had a second-round 68 and has a two-day total of six-under-par 138. Park shot a 67 Friday to follow her first-round score of 70. Michelle Wie and Paula Creamer are part of a group of 10 tied for 12th place, five shots behind Park. ALSO: Rangers quiet Josh Hamilton, Angels in 3-2 victory Josh Hamilton: Football town thing ... an absolute nightmare Magic Johnson, Mark Cuban agree on support of gay athletes
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April 5, 2013 | By Dan Loumena
Leave it to TMZ to get former Lakers legend and the face of Dodgers ownership, Magic Johnson, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on the record in support of gay athletes. In the wake of Johnson giving interviews in support of his gay son, Earvin Johnson III, the celebrity gossip website asked pointed questions of the basketball great. "If that ever happened, I would support them 150 percent," Johnson said when asked what he'd do if a player on the Dodgers announced that he was gay. "First of all, as an owner, you really have to support the person, you really do, and then help educate the public," Johnson added.
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April 5, 2013 | By Helene Elliott
Kings center Anze Kopitar had enough top-notch scoring chances Thursday to have racked up three or four goals against the Minnesota Wild. He didn't convert any of those chances, which extended his goal drought to five straight games and he has scored only one goal in his last nine games. Instead of becoming frustrated over not scoring, having had so many prime opportunities has reassured Kopitar that his streak is bound to end soon. He's hoping to become as productive as his right wing Justin Williams, who has scored goals in five straight games.
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April 5, 2013 | By Diane Pucin
RANCHO MIRAGE -- Pornanong Phatlum, a 23-year-old from Thailand, took an early clubhouse lead Friday during the second round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the LPGA's first major tournament of the year. Phatlum, whose brother Pornpong is her caddie and wears the exact same eye-catching outfits as his sister, shot a second-round 69 for a two-day total of four-under-par 140. Their wardrobes are provided by Loudmouth, the company famous for outfitting John Daly in flashy combinations.
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April 3, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
Years before he was an assistant coach for the Lakers, Darvin Ham played for Texas Tech.  In 1996 in the NCAA tournament, he threw down a tremendous put-back dunk against the University of North Carolina, shattering the backboard. Who neglected to box him out?  None other than current Lakers forward Antawn Jamison. Ham and the Red Raiders knocked Jamison's Tar Heels out of the tournament. Both share their memories with Time Warner Cable SportsNet on Wednesday night at 5 in the latest episode of "Backstage: Lakers.
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