| Feb 5, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Smiles appeared everywhere. They were there after the Lakers secured a 101-95 victory Saturday over the New Orleans Hornets, marking off one win at the start of a seven-game trip. They were there when Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol complemented each other with...
| Feb 10, 2011
The Hornets skid continues.
New Orleans squandered a five point lead with just under a minute to play in regulation, and fell in overtime to New Jersey 103-101 Wednesday night. The loss was the Hornets 4th in a row and 6th in the past 7 games.
| Apr 9, 2011
| 2:22 PM
A lone gunman shot dead six people with an automatic weapon as he walked calmly through a Dutch shopping mall on Saturday, and threatened to blow up three other shopping malls before eventually killing himself.
Panicked shoppers ran for cover or hid in...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 3:13 PM
There was talk of a sweep at the beginning of the first round playoff series between the Hornets and the Lakers, but after Sunday's series opener if there's a sweep, then the Hornets would be holding the broom.
They won 109 to 100 in L.A. and played...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-Premier League, Manchester City at Chelsea, 1:50 p.m. (ESPN2)
NHL Hockey-New Jersey Devils at Tampa Bay Lightning, 6 p.m. (VERSUS)
NFL Football-St. Louis Rams at Seattle Seahawks, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS'...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:45 AM
BIG RAPIDS — Mike Kibbe and Dylan Bechaz each finished with perfect 5-0 records Saturday as the Petoskey High School wrestling team went 3-2 record at the Big Rapids Duals.
The Northmen, who opened the season two nights earlier by sweeping...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 3:22 PM
The Lakers were determined to get off to a great start and silence the New Orleans crowd. That they did.
The Lakers led by 7 after one, and went on to an 100-86 win in game 3 of their first round Western Conference series.
The Lakers have plenty of...
| Oct 9, 2008
| 10:09 PM
An announced crowd of 16,440 visited the United Center on Thursday night to see the Bulls debuts of No. 1 pick Derrick Rose and coach Vinny Del Negro.
Nobody knows if their respective careers will arc to triumphant points where, one day, 30,000 will...
| Oct 10, 2008
| 8:29 PM
For one third-quarter stretch during Friday night's 102-95 loss to the Pacers at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Vinny Del Negro's vision coalesced.
Players, most notably Thabo Sefolosha, guarded passing lanes and forced turnovers. Lanes were filled....
| Nov 7, 2008
| 9:39 PM
Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro insisted he was not trying to make a statement Friday night when he changed two starters in his lineup.
Perhaps not. But the entire team seemed to get the message.
The Bulls won their third game of the season in impressive...
| Nov 9, 2008
Not only do the Bulls no longer have a crowded backcourt, the number of their available players is dwindling as well.
With Kirk Hinrich, Drew Gooden, Larry Hughes and Michael Ruffin injured and in street clothes, the Bulls dressed just 10 players...