| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:30 AM
When you read about this nation's past, it is quite obvious what the phrase "right side of history" means. We know, for example, that abolitionists, women's rights organizers and civil rights activists were on the right side of history. And quite often we...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity.
On Monday, that opinion was...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The list of the best college basketball coaches not to have made the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame apparently will shorten by at least one name when the 2014 class is unveiled Monday.
Longtime Maryland coach Gary Williams, who led the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:01 PM
New NBA commissioner Adam Silver apparently is not one to waste words, or the opportunity to show who's boss.
He certainly wasted no time upending all the experts and legal analysts who were predicting that he would take a measured approach to punishing...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Alex Len had been mentioned as a possible No. 1 overall selection for the Cleveland Cavaliers by a number of websites going into Thursday's NBA draft, and even more prominently to the Charlotte Bobcats at No. 4.
If those picks turned ultimately out to be...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:59 AM
The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler. Welcome to the post-weekend edition of your daily...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:02 PM
A return for the Sonics
Los Angeles Times
David Stern is ready to give whoever buys the Kings a get-out-of-jail-free card and bless a move to Seattle. With an inevitable change in zip codes coming, it's also time to ditch the Kings as a...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Pelicans is just fine
What's wrong with the Pelicans? As NBA commissioner David Stern said, as long as the owner is fine with it, he's fine with it. It's the state bird. It's actually a strong species, even though many...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:32 PM
NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Wednesday that if he "had to bet on it," he would wager that the entire 2011-12 season would be wiped out by the lockout.
"We're $800 million apart per year," Hunter told about 200 people...
| Sep 22, 2011
If you've been paying attention to the NBA's labor woes, this statement should sound familiar:
"Unfortunately, we lose less money by not playing, and we know if we were to try to continue to play we would lose franchises and be in terrible, terrible...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:40 PM
David Stern, NBA
Still The Man, though the NBA has hit some potholes. Stern imposed the lockout to overhaul an economic system he says led 23 of 30 teams to lose money. Barring a quick agreement, the opening of training camps in early October will be...
| Oct 12, 2011
When owners win
The easy answer is whenever the league wins.
That the two sides spent all last week negotiating the split of basketball-related income and then, on the day Commissioner David Stern announced cancellations,...