| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:01 PM
Virginia Tech could have traveled to the 58th ACC tournament in a medical mini-van, so worn, injured and short-staffed were the Hokies.
But as they've done all season when confronted with adversity and creeping doubts, they responded with a worthy...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:58 PM
The Knicks picked up guard Jeremy Lin off waivers Tuesday, after the Rockets released him.
Lin, a Harvard graduate from the San Francisco-Bay Area, was a crowd favorite for the Golden State Warriors, the team that first called him into the NBA at the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:42 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As one half of the Atlantic Coast Conference's top returning scoring backcourt, Miami's Malcolm Grant thinks he and teammate Durand Scott have earned at least a little respect.
So, when Grant's phone rang recently and a family...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Naysayers predicted that the Slam Dunk contest at All-Star Weekend this year would be a snoozer.
They were right.
The Utah Jazz's Jeremy Evans won, beating the Houston Rockets' Chase Budinger, the Indiana Pacers' Paul George and the Minnesota...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:52 AM
Knicks rookie Iman Shumpert is based in New York but he's always just a few stops from Chicago.
The 21-year-old guard has a tattoo of the CTA Green Line from Harlem/Lake to Central on his left arm. There's a star at the Ridgeland stop in Oak Park,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:45 PM
NEW YORK — Only in New York.
Maybe this is the only place where Dwight Howard is the runner-up as the Orlando Magic's most beloved big man.
Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing received a standing ovation at Madison Square Garden when he was...