- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
- CIA admits $3 billion intelligence operation was a flop
HE SAID WHAT?
“A lot of [NBA players] get caught up in the hype and do video clips with rappers and all that crap. They want bling bling all over themselves and drive fast cars. But that’s just the way the culture is in America: If you’ve got it, flaunt it, and if you don’t, you can’t.” — Bucks forward Andrew Bogut
TODAY’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION
Before heading out to the fireworks, fire up the remote at lunchtime and flip back and forth between Cubs at Nationals (MASN, noon) and Twins at Yankees (ESPN, 1 p.m.).
The NBA’s top free agent leaves the retooling SuperSonics for big money in the Magic Kingdom.
Hip replacement surgery and a lawsuit against former coach Don Nelson, all in one busy week.
A baseball player you likely have never heard of is going to ride his blogdom popularity right to San Francisco.
He’s the star of the sports world this week, with more than 500 media members credentialed at Congressional.
Someone must like him. The Surly Slugger was voted to start in the All-Star Game in his home stadium.
TWT FIVE ” Remaining NBA Free Agents
1. Gerald Wallace: Though injury prone, he has done a bit of everything over the last two seasons for Charlotte.
2. Darko Milicic: The 22-year-old wants too much money, but he’s the only skilled big man on the market.
3. Mo Williams: Now that Billups has taken himself off the market, Mo will be in line for mo’ money.
4. Andres Nocioni: Bulls forward has a nice all-around game and could flourish with more minutes.
5. Grant Hill: Former All-Star could be a nice complementary piece for a title contender like Phoenix.
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