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  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • James Bond's women thrive on bimbo power

    James Bond's women thrive on bimbo power
    What's in a name? Well, if the name happens to be "Pussy Galore" or "Holly Goodhead" or "Plenty O'Toole," there's a bounty of salacious innuendo that prompts a tussle over the true identity of the gorgeous, well-endowed women known as Bond girls. Are they...
  • 'When the Game Was Ours'

    'When the Game Was Ours'
    In the spring of 1979, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his Michigan State team faced off against Larry Bird and his undefeated Indiana State squad to decide the collegiate basketball championship. Johnson and the Spartans prevailed in a game that introduced...
  • Lakers snap Celtics' streak

    Perhaps now the Los Angeles Lakers can put the anguish of losing the NBA finals to Boston behind them. Kobe Bryant had 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists, Pau Gasol scored seven of his 20 points in the final three minutes, and the host Lakers beat...
  • Adam Yauch's basketball jones

    Adam Yauch's basketball jones
    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...
  • Hooked on more than football

    Green Bay has its Packers, but whether the season ends today or in two weeks after the Super Bowl, fans will still have their fishing. The pastime "is a prominent part of the North Woods culture, as are beer, cheese and Green Bay Packers football,"...
  • 'Black Magic' is all about history

    Almost every sports fan has heard that Wilt Chamberlain once scored 100 points in a game for the Philadelphia Warriors. It happened against the New York Knickerbockers in Hershey, Pa. in 1962. But it takes a very special fan to know that Richard "Pee...
  • Which is the best Lakers team ever?

    Shaq or Wilt? Kobe or Magic? The Showtime Lakers or the 33-wins-in-a-row Lakers? And what about George Mikan? Just which is the greatest Lakers team of all time? It's time to find out. The Times has asked an online sports simulation site to run a...
  • NBA Store features Abdul-Jabbar, vintage cards

     
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is scheduled to appear at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue Thursday, where he will be interviewed on Sirius Satellite Radio at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday also marks the debut at the store of what sounds like a......
  • Unlike Carmelo Anthony, Wilt never had 33 in a quarter

     
    After Kobe Bryant scored 81 points in a game nearly two years ago - in pre-WatchDog olden times - I wrote a newspaper item on the only known audio account of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game in Hershey, Pa., in 1962.......
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    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......