| Jun 10, 2010
Leave it up to sports, in this case soccer's World Cup in South Africa, to break down cultural barriers.
In some cases, Mexican Americans are pulling for Mexico's team while Mexican immigrants who have long since become U.S. citizens are cheering on the...
| Jan 31, 2010
Damon Bacote went on to play in Rupp Arena, the Superdome and Madison Square Garden. Tony Rutland laced up his high-tops in the Dean Dome, Cameron Indoor Stadium and the Metrodome.
Yet nearly 17 years later, they still remember the butterflies, the...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 7:39 AM
Water rushes up the windshield as the driver panics and bangs against the side windows.
The water creeps in from all directions and quickly begins to fill the car. The driver pushes his body against the door, but the water pressure on the outside has...
| Jul 8, 2010
Surely by the time you read this, you have already heard the news. LeBron James is a Miami Heat. South Beach rejoices and all of Cleveland weeps.
Surely the LeBron/D-Wade/Bosh combination is good enough to dominate the NBA next year. In fact all the next...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 7:56 AM
Allen Iverson sat in a chair, smiled and invited his coach to sit in his lap.
With that, Larry Brown jumped into Iverson's arms and embraced the NBA's Most Valuable Player. It was a moment nobody could have predicted a year ago.
| Aug 22, 2010
A crowd rich in sports legends, Academy Award winners and recording stars packed the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza for the Harold Pump Foundation's anniversary celebration.
The honorees at the Aug. 12 event were Denzel Washington, Hank Aaron, Muhammad...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:05 AM
I am almost afraid to admit that I am a fan of the National Basketball Association.
I know what you are going to say - that the players are overpriced prima donnas, the game is not as exciting as the college game, the NBA lockout will alienate many of...
| Feb 6, 2009
| 4:30 PM
ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
| Aug 25, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Barack Obama played basketball with and talked to Stuart Scott of ESPN last week in North Carolina, an interview that will debut on the 6 p.m. Monday SportsCenter. Obama has a chance to become the best basketball player in the......
| Dec 18, 2008
| 4:30 PM
ESPN chronicles Dr. J.'s recent reunion with his daughter, tennis player Alexandra Stevenson, here.......
| Oct 29, 2008
| 7:35 PM
From losingest team to longest game, the Philadelphia Phillies are World Series champions.
Strange as that sounds.
Strange as it was.
Brad Lidge and the Phillies finished off the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in a three-inning sprint Wednesday night to win a...
| Jun 22, 2008
THROUGHOUT their innovative music career, the Beastie Boys -- Adam "MCA" Yauch, Michael "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz -- have rhymed about everything from angel dust to Abe Vigoda. As their fans know, one of their favorite subjects is...