| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Since Steve Blake went to the Los Angeles Lakers three years ago, the former Maryland point guard had rarely been much of a factor – first playing behind Derek Fisher, then Ramon Sessions and finally this season behind Steve Nash. Many Lakers fans...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:50 PM
As the host of Shaquille O'Neal's All-Star Comedy Jam 2012, Gary Owen always has to be on his game. There's no letup — not when you're the guy charged with keeping the crowd roaring through six different acts putting out more than two hours of...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Yes, if they give him time
Yes, Mike Apostrophe certainly is —for two reasons.
1. D'Antoni is now the Lakers coach because Phil Jackson didn't want the job that badly; 2. Kobe Bryant likes him.
Hard to believe...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Rebel Wilson shines, confuses and titillates while hosting last night's 2013 MTV Movie Awards as tax-paying procrastinators struggled to submit their returns on a temporarily floundering TurboTax online. In gun control news, a sadly ironic turn of...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago.
Ewing was one...
| May 12, 2011
| 7:30 AM
When LeBron James announced last summer where he was taking his talents -- turning his back on his hometown of Cleveland and disgusting sports fans across America with his choreographed performance on ESPN -- he became the NBA's public enemy No. 1 outside...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Apparently, we have some time to waste on tonight's Dancing With the Stars because we kick off with the judges giving us the rundown on the contestants' time on the show so far. In case, you know, we've forgotten.After 30......
| Aug 19, 2011
| 12:47 PM
With the NBA lockout dampening excitement for the league, various street games have taken center stage in the offseason. A few weeks ago Kevin Durant made headlines when he dropped 66 points in a game at New York's Rucker Park. This week Kobe Bryant hit...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:46 PM
LAV VEGAS — Billy Hunter, the executive director of the National Basketball Players Assn., emerged last week from a meeting with one-tenth of his 400-plus locked out players.
With NBA owners pushing hard on the idea they need to significantly slash...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:30 PM
For years, Akil Patterson wouldn't tell the world who he really was: a gay man playing Division I college football.
His secret weighed on him, frightened him, confused him, taking on a life all its own.
In lonely periods, the former University of...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Kobe Bryant scored 37 points as the West beat the East, 148-143, in Sunday's NBA All-Star game. He beat out LeBron James, who piled up a triple-double in a losing effort, for MVP honors.
Those statlines tell you everything you need to know about the...