| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:06 AM
At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon.
“I think Miami is a...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Ross Porter died.
"He fell into my arms," says Lin, his wife of 51 years, "and said, 'I am leaving.'"
Anyone who knows Lin won't be surprised with what happens next. She orders her husband not to leave. Doctors and nurses call a code blue at UCLA's...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Thirty-plus years ago, Harrisonburg was the quintessential “sleepy college town.” The Nighthawks played the occasional gig at The Elbow Room, Gus grilled irresistible chili dogs at Jess’ Quick Lunch, and James Madison University...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:57 AM
When Kobe Bryant surpassed Shaquille O'Neal as the fifth leading scorer in NBA history, O'Neal responded via Twitter: "Congrats to Kobe for being the greatest laker ever." Is he right?...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:26 AM
After Chauncey Billups' injury, the Internet was abuzz with talk of the "Clippers Curse." One problem. There is no Clippers Curse....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] On Sunday, March 11, at 9pm ET, ESPN premieres the documentary The Announcement, a look back at the day in 1991 when NBA star Magic Johnson revealed to the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:40 AM
CINCINNATI — Perhaps no coach in the NBA better understands the situation Jacque Vaughn inherited with the Orlando Magic than the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Byron Scott.
Scott was hired as the Cavs’ coach on July 1, 2010, just one week before...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:31 PM
The NBA will open the regular season on Tuesday, a prediction you couldn't have made last season at this time.
Actually, I don't think anybody would object to playing another 66-game season. Well, the owners would. They'd play 106 if they could get...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Looks like L.A. is going to need a few more paparazzi.
You can't stroll Venice Beach or sit down to bacon-wrapped monkfish at Spago without spotting a superstar Laker or Clipper in the nation's new basketball capital.
Here comes Dwight Howard, the...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:54 PM
It's an exciting time for Southern California sports. Staples Center just hosted four playoff games in three days, and has two more in store Sunday. The Kings are serious contenders to win the Stanley Cup. The Lakers and Clippers, though, have a much...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
1987 -- The Los Angeles Lakers made quick work of Seattle, defeating the SuperSonics in four straight games in the NBA Western Conference finals. James Worthy led Los Angeles with 26 points as the Lakers whipped the Sonics 133-102 in the final game of the...