| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers introduced their new head coach last week, welcoming back Byron Scott to the organization on a four-year deal.
Scott, who won three titles with the "Showtime" Lakers and was a teammate of then-rookie Kobe Bryant during the 1996-97 season,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:59 PM
LeBron James leaving Miami wasn't really so shocking. Disappointing for Heat fans, yes. It's certainly a blow to the hopes of continuing the streak of NBA Finals appearances.
But shocking? That would be the Heat without the familiar voice of Eric Reid....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Indiana Pacers star Paul George was on the road to recovery Saturday after having surgery on his right leg, which was fractured during a freak fall on Friday during a Team USA basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas.
George landed awkwardly against the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Let's talk a little about August.
The old Romans called it "Sextili" instead of "August," but it seems like "sextili" was a common topic back then. Their calendar originally had 10 months, but, just like the SEC, the Romans decided to expand and added...
| Jul 20, 2014
Canada upset the defending champion United States team, 8-5, on Saturday night to win the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado. The U.S. was seeking its second consecutive...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Carmelo Anthony gave the New York Knicks a hometown discount.
Multiple media outlets reported Tuesday night that the star forward's new deal is not for the maximum money allowed under the NBA's collective-bargaining agreement.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Actors and producing partners Dan Bucatinsky and Lisa Kudrow teamed up this year with It Gets Better Project founder Dan Savage to create “It Got Better,” a six-part Web series featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender icons...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I've been trying to guess what Pat Riley is planning in regards to the two remaining roster spots, but I haven't been able to. I don't believe we will trade for a shooting guard from the Knicks, but if we going for wings and bigs why not sign...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday.
"This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Team USA may have been eliminated a few weeks ago, but Americans remained interested in this year's World Cup to the end.
Sunday's FIFA World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina averaged an impressive 26.5 million viewers on ABC and Univision,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:32 PM
The fiercest of winds is upon them, swirling in every direction, dust and debris everywhere, their once-strong aura shaking at its cracked foundation.
The Lakers didn't need a head coach, they needed some old-fashioned storm shutters.