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NBA Mourns Pistons Great Chuck Daly

Hall of Famer, 78, succumbed to cancer, a coach to the end

(Newser) - The basketball world is mourning Hall of Famer Chuck Daly, who died today of pancreatic cancer at 78. Daly is best known as the coach of the “Bad Boy” Pistons teams and the original 1992 Olympic Dream Team. He’s the winningest coach in Detroit’s history, with 467... More »

OJ a 'Sociopath,' Says Dream Team Lawyer

Shapiro, who led murder defense, finally 'fesses up

(Newser) - It's more than a decade later, but attorney Robert Shapiro has shared his true feelings about former client OJ Simpson, Fox News reports: “He’s a sociopath,” says Shapiro, who led the legal “Dream Team” that won Simpson’s acquittal in the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson... More »

Obama Held Secret Meeting With Hillary

Clinton's visit to Chicago last night turns up volume on Secretary-of-State buzz

(Newser) - Barack Obama held a hush-hush meeting with Hillary Clinton yesterday, fueling rumors his former rival could be offered the Secretary of State post in his Cabinet. Journalists following Obama last night spotted an unidentified motorcade of about three SUVs pulling out of Obama’s transition headquarters in Chicago, minutes before... More »

US Tops China in Hoops Opener

Dream Team wins Beijing preliminary game

(Newser) - The United States opened its campaign for Olympic basketball redemption today with a 101-70 rout of host China that had even the home crowd oohing and aahing. And fans including President Bush got what they came to see."I had five dunks in one game. That's because of the... More »

Dream Team? Dream On: Dowd

NYT's Dowd says candidates deserve Oscars for acting chummy at debate

(Newser) - Think you saw the beginning of a beautiful Dream Team friendship at the last Democratic debate? Think again, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd says: Hillary Clinton has no more desire to be Barack's running mate than he does hers. Why would Hillary want to play second fiddle to a... More »

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