| Dec 8, 2011
Kids won't be all right
Hmm. Let's see: Two weeks to get ready, room for about 10 practices the entire season if you don't practice after back-to-backs or after road games, and barely enough time for scouting reports on...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:17 PM
The new red, white and blue Washington Wizards opened the regular season Monday night against the New Jersey Nets — and the uniforms, logos and shiny court aren't all that fans should be interested in seeing at Verizon Center.
John Wall had his...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:51 PM
When LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Wade knew his Twitter mentions were about to get a lot more interesting.
“I can take a step back and laugh at it,” the 27-year-old said. There are "a lot of...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Jerami Grant has an advantage over most of last week's NBA Draft picks and all of the rookie free agents.
His father, Harvey, enjoyed an 11-year pro career, which ended with him playing for the Philadelphia 76ers in the lockout-shortened 1999 season....
| May 6, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.
I'm looking at you, NBA.
The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The Orlando Magic will not play outside the U.S. or Canada during the 2014-15 regular season despite the team’s request to do so.
Today, league officials announced their entire Global Games regular-season schedule, and the Magic aren’t on...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Giving Chicago's credentials as a sports town and a theater town, this new rock musical may already be a point ahead. "The Lockout: A Musical" will have its world premiere Aug. 23 (previews begin Aug. 17) at the American Theater Company (1909 W. Byron St....
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Deon Thomas believes the recruiting controversy that dogged him for a year and a half following his senior season at Simeon could have been avoided if he had listened to coach Bob Hambric.
The University of Illinois' all-time leading scorer and the No....
| Aug 21, 2012
Former NBA executive
Simon Gourdine, 72, who became the highest-ranking black executive in professional sports when he was named deputy commissioner of the NBA in 1974, died Thursday in Englewood, N.J. The NBA confirmed his death but...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:28 PM
One of Jacque Vaughn’s first tasks as the Orlando Magic’s new coach was to speak with all the players on the roster, preferably face-to-face.
He has met already with Glen Davis, the team’s projected starter at power forward.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:10 AM
“Player development” is one of the most commonly used phrases around Amway Center these days. So it would be easy to conclude that player development has been an Orlando Magic weakness over the last few years.
That conclusion would be...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little late this morning, so we'll just dive right into a quick round- up of the day's political headlines. Think of this of the ADHD version of Capitol Ideas, which already has......