Kobe Bryant thinks Dwight Howard and Chris Paul will stay put and says he's aiming for a December return.

 

The Clippers and Celtics are re-resuming trade talks.

 

The New York Yankees ruined Don Mattingly's return to the Bronx, beating the Dodgers 6-4 on the heels of a dominant performance from Hiroki Kuroda. 

 

Ed Pinckney has a second interview with the Memphis Grizzlies.

 

Darrelle Revis had to pay $50k to get his number 24.

 

Kendrick Perkins sold his puppy on Twitter.

 

Jozy Altidore has emerged as a dominant force for US soccer and his relationship with coach Juergen Klinsmann is a big reason for it.

 

Lawyers in the Ed O'Bannon NCAA case claim EA Sports uses actual game footage to create their NCAA Football video game series.

 

Shaq dropped a new soda yesterday.

 

 

Workers at AT&T Park in San Francisco staged a sit-in for higher wages. 10 were arrested.

 

Meet some of the NFL rookies and skip to the 2:00 mark to find out how Denard Robinson stayed warm at Michigan.

 

A goalkepper in Bosnia played a full 90 minute game after getting shot in the head by a man celebrating his wedding. 

 

Roger Staubach says Tony Romo is a championship caliber quarterback.

 

LeBron James says Game 7 all comes down to heart. Chris Bosh tells fans who left early to stay at home.

 

The decision has been made: LeBron is going with the headband.

 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

James Galdolfini died in Italy at age 51 yesterday, suffering from a suspected heart attack.

 

A day after signing with CTE, YG drops a new track.

 

Ice Cube performed "It Was A Good Day" on Fallon.

 

J. Cole drops his final Born Sinner vlog.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

This graph will put you in a great mood to continue working. Read more about "Our Broken Social Contract" here.

 

An independent study shows immigration reform will boost the budget and stimulate economic growth, meaning it has almost no chance of passing in the House.

 

President Obama is set to unveil a new climate policy.

 

The government is misleading people when they say the NSA spying techniques saved American lives.

 

From CNN: "Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said." One of the men was a KKK member. 

 

Silicon Valley and the NSA are beginning to overlap and co-exist. For example, the NSA picked up Facebooks chief secruity officer in 2010. The relationship is only going to get more complex.

 

President Obama's digital campaign team is set to cash in by selling the campaign's strategies to marketing firms and companies.

 

The Taliban are looking to do a prisoner exchange with the US to get some detainees released from Guantanamo Bay. 

 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Big K.R.I.T. takes a shot at the beat for Nas' "Stay."