| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Chris Paul and Dwight Howard became free agents at 9:01 p.m. PT on Sunday.
At 9:02 p.m., all but a handful of NBA teams stopped daydreaming and resumed their pursuit of more realistic options.
If Paul and Howard represent the Rodeo Drive of this year'...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:17 PM
When the NBA locked out players in 2011, 26-year-old Jason Gallagher was living in Chicago, stuck in the middle of trying to write a comedy musical about basketball. Though he missed his favorite sport, the lockout gave him the story engine he'd been...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Unless the feuding parties suddenly make progress, the NBA will lose games, if not the season — and the whirlwind momentum it gained last season. The league is coming off one of its more fan-friendly campaigns, riding the wave of excitement...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 10:00 PM
The NBA Champions got the perfect homecoming as thousands of excited Mavs fans waited patiently for their team to come home.
“Ready to see that trophy,” said one fan.
Some started showing up at 4am, others as soon as the sun came up. ...
| May 12, 2011
Singer was Welk 'Champagne Lady'
Norma Zimmer, 87, the "Champagne Lady" of television's "The Lawrence Welk Show" and a studio singer, died Tuesday at her home in Brea. Her son, Larry, did not give the cause of death.
Zimmer performed on...
| May 27, 2011
| 10:03 AM
I find that people in Miami are just as quick to compliment my tee-shirt collection as they are my daily talk show. Between "Neil's" in Boca Raton and "The7Line" and "NoMas" up in New York, I have put together quite a collection of authentic team tee-...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
It's over, right? The U.S. Open is now the U.S. Closed. Rory McIlroy is torching the course at Congressional and making the rest of the field look like the C-flight at the Stoneybrook West member-guest. McIlroy is...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Dwight Howard has been named to the All-NBA first team for the fifth consecutive year, the league announced Thursday.
The Orlando Magic center joined LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul on the first team, which was selected by a...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Thank you, Dwyane Wade. It’s good therapy for America that your over-celebrating Heat have nothing but regret and embarrassment today.
A country shot off fireworks to mark the death spiral of an arrogant bunch of guys who shot off their mouths...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Pau Gasol and his brother, Marc, combined for 46 points in Spain's 84-59 victory Friday over Serbia in the FIBA European Championships, earning the Spanish team a second-round matchup Sunday against France. It'll be televised on ESPN3.com at 11 a.m. PDT.....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
During Rashard Lewis' final days in Orlando — amidst his worst season as a starter — the comments section of this blog was nastier than a Ruggero Deodato horror movie. Fans were angry at Lewis for his admittedly poor play, and that anger was...