| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50.
2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:09 PM
The message was clear and it came with accent, attitude and a side of sauce:
Don't even start with the insulting line of questioning that would somehow suggest La Salle — La Salle! — is an underdog being overshadowed in the NCAA tournament...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Orlando was the epicenter of sporting greatness Monday. Unfortunately, it had little to do with Orlando-based athletes.
Tiger Woods asserted traces of his old dominance on the golf course when he repeated as the Arnold Palmer Invitational champion after...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Blowouts. Narrow margins of victory. Lucky breaks. Overwhelming opponents with superior skills.
It all adds up to a pair of remarkable streaks in Miami and Chicago.
Yet, the funny thing about these testaments to consistent success: They don't mean...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Creighton fans purchased about 5,000 tickets to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, blowing away the old record for a single school. Wichita State has sold about half that so far - still an excellent showing for a school 450 miles from here.
| Mar 10, 2013
| 7:22 PM
So much for the popular sentiment Indiana presents the Heat a problem because of their size and frontline muscle. And so much for the idea Indiana is lying in the weeds for a coming playoff matchup.
Heat 105, Indiana 91
That's a storyline killer,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Jeff Withey had 15 points and 11 rebounds while becoming the Big 12's career blocked shots leader, Elijah Johnson emerged from a season-long slump and No. 14 Kansas walloped Texas 73-47 on a festive Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:47 PM
There is a certain, unmistakable joy that Shabazz Napier has brought to this UConn basketball season. During what could have been a dour year when the Huskies play for nothing more tangible than a strong regular season record, Napier has played as if...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:06 AM
At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon.
“I think Miami is a...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:23 PM
In a week when you thought you might have heard it all, I present to you Bill Walton speaking to USC students and bashing UCLA basketball.
"I never knew they had pretty girls here at USC," began Walton, one of UCLA's all-time greats, after being...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Among other things, Jacque Vaughn has dealt with injuries, rookies and a 10-game losing streak in his first season as a head coach. He also noticed along the way that he did not have Dwight Howard.
Next up on Vaughn's agenda: the Feb. 21 trade deadline,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
When you’re asked to play Wilt Chamberlain in a movie, you don’t say no. So when approached and asked to play the legendary University of Kansas forward in an upcoming film, junior Justin Wesley didn’t have much of a choice.