LOS ANGELES - With three Los Angeles Lakers greats looking on, newly appointed head coach Byron Scott pledged Tuesday to make defense his top priority as he bids to revive the flagging fortunes of one of the NBA's most storied franchises.
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LONDON - Lewis Hamilton made a mistake in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix and it almost cost him dear.
(The Sports Xchange) - Byron Scott said in a television interview that he is the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers but the team insisted that an agreement has not yet been reached.
LONDON - Russia should be stripped of the right to host the 2018 soccer World Cup unless President Vladimir Putin stops destabilizing Ukraine, Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said on Sunday, warning the world would look weak if it did not act.
- Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves became the third NBA player in recent weeks to withdraw from consideration for Team USA in next month's World Cup, USA Basketball said on Saturday.