| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:42 AM
Big Threes these days come with Hall of Fame expectations.
It probably will be the case for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
It almost assuredly will be the case for Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.
And depending on the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Lakers guard Darius Morris is a regular at the team's training facility.
In addition to improving his outside shot, Morris is working under the guidance of strength and conditioning coach Tim DiFrancesco.
@dariusmorris4 working his #core at end of...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:07 AM
To recap: The Miami Heat lose Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers and ESPN is reporting on possible Chris Bosh offseason trades. A day later, LeBron James goes through an extended stretch of individual brilliance and dares to compare the Game 5 moment to...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
James received all 119 votes for the first team from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the U.S. and Canada....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 9:14 AM
7 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Dubai round of 16.--Tennis Ch.
10 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Dubai round of 16.--Tennis Ch.
10:30 a.m. Football: Oct. 2002: Hampton vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48
12:30 p.m. College highlights: East Carolina basketball,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The center position in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game has gone the way of the phone book, lickable stamps and folding road maps — things we have no use for anymore.
The league eliminated the spot from the fans' ballot this season. Centers have been...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The Magic are in the midst of one of their all-time losing ruts, and they've again lost Glen Davis. They need to shut down Big Baby for the season and develop their young'uns, turning to 2013-14.
Wish I had some brighter news, but it likely will get...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Lenny Cooke should have been a contender. But instead, this one-time top-ranked pro basketball prospect ended up benched in the game of life, the victim of his own naivete and the predatory tactics of the sports recruitment machine. A penetrating and...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony hung from the rim, the helpless defender who tried to stop his dunk lying on the court below after falling down.
Pretty soon, Anthony's jumper was falling, too.
Once that happened, the New York Knicks blew away...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Yes, it is time for the yearly one-word rant now that the NBA has bestowed all of its annual individual awards: Why?
Actually, more to the point, the issue should be: When?
As much as anything, it is the Coach of the Year balloting, or,...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Running off at the typewriter ...
Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp couldn't help but laugh the other night when I told him of the comments made by Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, who earlier this week said the overall strength of Southeastern Conference...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:29 PM
NEW YORK — They showed up Wednesday at Madison Square Garden wearing black. They left wearing some egg on their faces.
Somewhere between deciding they would dress appropriately for the Celtics' funeral and J.R. Smith's deciding that New York...