| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| Nov 18, 2010
| 2:25 PM
Dwight Howard looks at me as if I have just asked him to start playing basketball in a polka-dotted tutu and pink ballet slippers.
"I've got good form and I have confidence in my shot," he insists. "I don't need to shoot underhanded free throws."
| 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.
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:09 AM
What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:17 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The NBA might no longer be his league, and this All-Star celebration never felt like his weekend, but at the last moment Sunday night, Kobe Bryant had something to say about all that.
Los Angeles is still his town, he screamed over the...
| May 12, 2012
| 2:43 PM
The Orlando Magic's 2011-12 season will be remembered as one of the most turbulent seasons in franchise history. Let's review some of the ups and the downs.
Most outstanding player
Dwight Howard arguably regressed offensively and defensively, but he...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:57 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — An MRI exam Friday on Jason Richardson's injured left knee brought some good news for the Orlando Magic.
A team spokesman said the test revealed Richardson only has a bone bruise, and team officials are labeling the starting...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Orlando Magic All-Star center Dwight Howard Thursday smashed Wilt Chamberlain's 50-year-old NBA record for the most free-throw attempts in a game -- shooting 39 times from the charity stripe as Orlando beat the Golden State Warriors 117-109 in Oakland....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:02 PM
50 years ago tonight Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in an NBA basketball game that was played in Hershey. Chamberlain was playing for the Philadelphia Warriors, and his 100 point game came against the New York Knicks. The Hall of Famer played all 48...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:32 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The Lakers reached an agreement late Thursday to acquire Orlando Magic All-Star center Dwight Howard in a four-team, eight-player, multi-draft-pick blockbuster deal in which Andrew Bynum lands with the Philadelphia 76ers, The Times...