| May 29, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's controversial comments about walking across the street if he saw a young black man wearing a hoodie coming toward him late at night got me to thinking about an experience I had 30 years ago.
One night while walking...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I enjoyed Fred L. Pincus' commentary, "We cannot give in to bigotry" (May 30). In his second paragraph he stated that "after seeing two young black men walking toward me" he asked the question, "should I have crossed the street?" He chose to keep...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The first time Christine Saba climbed off her surfboard at the Canton Club fitness center her legs felt like jelly — as if she'd spent the day at the ocean.
But Saba was on no vacation. She had just spent the past hour simulating — or trying...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Think of it as American Idol meets Shark Tank.
Except its local, meaning no Mark Cuban or Simon Cowell.
The Carroll Biz Challenge, which awards one local entrepreneur $5,000, is now accepting applications for the November competition. Applications are...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The idea just stinks
I am all for shameless, aimless promotion in professional sports. But I must hold up an assertive stop sign when it comes to the idea of the Mavericks offering Brittney Griner the chance to play...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Cuban plays hard
Los Angeles Times
The NBA still has the best owner in pro sports even after the passing of Jerry Buss. His name is Mark Cuban. Not only do his teams win (with the notable exception of this season), but he pampers his players,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:13 PM
He entered from the stands, swaggering into Staples Center through the crowd like a prizefighter in dress slacks, pinstripe shirt and Clippers cap.
A rap song screamed and the balding middle-aged man screamed with it, weaving through stunned and...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:28 AM
This could get confusing. The Clippers have a new No. 1 fan, even though their top devotee never left.
Fortunately, super-fan Darrell Bailey, a.k.a. Clipper Darrell, is not possessive when it comes to titles.
“Being anybody’s No. 1 fan...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Perhaps you saw the video of Indiana Pacers star Paul George's gruesome leg injury. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford watched it. Forgive him if he saw Sidney Crosby's face on George's fallen body. Or Evgeni Malkin's face. "We all take risks when...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Mo'ne Davis throws like a girl.
This is a good thing. Check that; this is awesome.
Her fan base agrees. It is growing exponentially, and it's awesome, too.
Michelle Obama. Kevin Durant. Ellen DeGeneres. Russell Wilson. Magic Johnson.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The Sports Xchange
NBA roundup: Wolves owner says Love trade likely
Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that All-Star power forward Kevin Love will likely be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers by Aug. 23 or Aug. 24....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Jameer Nelson has started a new phase of his career.
On July 24, the former Orlando Magic fan favorite signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks that includes a player option for the 2015-16 season.
The Orlando Sentinel conducted a phone...