| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:33 PM
By the time Devin Gray finished his junior year at Clemson, he was considered one of the best basketball players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. A 6-foot-6, 230-pound forward, Gray had a game that combined power and finesse, grit and grace. His left-...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Way too early to say
LeBron James will play where he feels most comfortable, and where he sees himself having the best chance to win. And if anyone has any idea about that in October 2012, they should scout out a sports...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:45 AM
After a dizzying start to the Round of 64 on Thursday, a day of buzzer-beaters, Jimmermania and Morehead State staking its claim to a glass slipper, I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more March Madness.
But since I’m going on...
| Dec 27, 2011
LeBron still enemy No. 1
By fans? By players? Different answers.
With fans, LeBron James, whether he chooses to wear the tag of villain or not, is public enemy No. 1 for the way he changed the free-agency landscape and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Magic just didn't pay for Channing Frye's basketball services. They are paying him to run their daycare, too.
As any parent knows, finding the right person to watch your kids is money well spent.
You can't put a price on the maturity and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Chicago fandom is known for creating false scenarios.
The Curse, Bear weather, Corey Crawford glove side and the "meteoric" rise of Josh McCown come to mind.
The most puzzling seems to surround the Bulls and their allegedly tight purse strings.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:36 PM
You know, now that I think about it, I'm with you, Derrick Rose.
You can put me firmly in the camp of "I'm not going to recruit you. It's Chicago. Great city, great fans. Great coach, tough players, we're really, really close. If you want to be a...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:35 PM
NEW YORK Jabari Parker predicted he would be drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks.
He knew what he was talking about.
The Bucks selected the 6-foot-8 forward from Duke with the second overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:06 PM
A strange phenomenon could occur today. Millions of Americans may start acting like British soccer fans.
The Brits, you may have heard, love soccer. The truly loony ones love it so much they get drunk, brawl with opposing fans and end up on hooligan...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Deflated by their lottery position last month, the Magic might have a shot at picking the projected best player in a star-studded draft after all.
Joel Embiid is damaged goods.
And you know what that means:
The Magic and their faithful...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:54 PM
No team has ever come back from a 3-1 NBA Finals deficit to win a championship, and ESPN pointed that fact out frequently in its Game 5 coverage.
The Spurs winning the 2014 NBA title was treated as a foregone conclusion by the pre-game "NBA Countdown"...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.