| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Their record at the turn tells us the Magic are a bad basketball team, losing games at an alarming rate. You'll just never hear Jacque Vaughn confirm it.
Or get alarmed.
The rookie coach might be stressed, frustrated and overdosing on Tums off-camera,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:26 PM
It's always amazing and amusing when players on bad teams are holding team meetings to air out their differences – at midseason.
Amazing that nobody picked up on the problems the first 41 games, especially as much as they all huddle.
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:08 PM
This just in: The Rolling Stones announced they are holding out Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ron Wood for next Saturday's concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. They're old and tired, and have been on the road forever, you see.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:03 PM
MIAMI — Here was San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, showing how dumb a smart person can be, saying he turned a big game against the Heat into a big mess to rest his players amid a busy schedule.
"It's pretty easy to understand,'' he said. "I don'...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:21 AM
NBA Commissioner David Stern should suspend San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich for a game and fine the Spurs heavily for the no-show stunt Pop pulled against the Miami Heat on Thursday night.
Popovich sent his three aging stars – Tim Duncan, Tony...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Alabama coach Nick Saban was whining earlier this week about how the Sugar Bowl will likely pass over the SEC Championship Game loser in favor of Florida. That presumably would leave the SEC title game loser...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 2:19 PM
How frightening can retirement be? This frightening: Tuesday, former Miami Heat guard Eddie House found himself trying to stand as a voice of reason amid a televised debate with Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith.
Perhaps that's why, even 34 and...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The latest dispute in the NBA is for the birds.
Or not for the birds.
The New Orleans Hornets want a nickname change. They want to become the New Orleans Pelicans.
The state bird in Louisiana is the pelican, but it doesn't sound like a good nickname...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:35 PM
The NBA season was slipping away as Thanksgiving 2011 approached.
The league and the National Basketball Players Assn. were so far apart in labor negotiations that players took the drastic step of dissolving their union by filing a disclaimer of...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Strange but true facts:
There are more plastic flamingos in the United States than real ones.
Some species of worms end up eating themselves if they can't find food anywhere else.
Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln and Lincoln had a secretary...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:22 PM
MIAMI — Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant will end up averaging more points than LeBron James this regular season. DeAndre Jordan will have the league's best field-goal percentage, Dwight Howard the most rebounds.
None of that changes...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Rebuilding and realizing they might get beat up this season, the Magic created an upbeat slogan: We Will.
Only a handful of games remain, so it's time to update the club's message with next season in mind:
We Will… burn all footage of the 2012-...