Here\’s the dirt on the NBA\’s dirtiest players

When Cleveland\’s Matthew Dellavedova rolled onto the right ankle of Atlanta\’s Kyle Korver while diving for a loose ball during a game in last season\’s Eastern Conference playoffs, it led to an injury that ended his season. It was also the initial step toward the Cavaliers\’ reserve guard being branded…

Who are the Americans freed by Iran?

The U.S. and Iranian governments on Saturday announced a prisoner exchange that saw the release of four Americans held in Iran: Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati, pastor Saeed Abedini and Nosratollah Khosravi-Roodsari, whose name had not been previously made…

Bruce Arena is keeping busy retooling the Galaxy

Bruce Arena\’s off-season started six weeks earlier than usual last fall, after the Galaxy bowed out of Major League Soccer\’s playoffs short of the conference semifinals for the first time since 2008.

But it wasn\’t much of a vacation.

“I\’ve worked every day,” Arena said Friday. “A lot of hours,…