12:18 AM EDT, Wed August 31, 2016

Report: NBA finalizing New Orleans as host of 2017 All-Star game

After the NBA moved the 2017 All-Star game from Charlotte, New Orleans quickly became favored to host the event. New York, Chicago and Las Vegas also emerged as contenders, but it seems nowhere eclipsed the Big Easy. Scott Kushner and Brett Dawson of The New Orleans Advocate: New Orleans officials are closing in on a []

Blazers training camp, preseason brings a lot of intrigue

Position battles and rotations are among the most exciting things to watch for when training camp rolls around.