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  • Will Ravens' Flacco be hurt by Sports Illustrated cover?

    Will Ravens' Flacco be hurt by Sports Illustrated cover?
    The Baltimore Ravens proved last week that they could beat not just the Denver Broncos but the Las Vegas oddsmakers who had predicted their defeat. But can they now beat the Sports Illustrated jinx? The magazine — whose prestigious cover image is...
  • AT&T spots driving NCAA tournament viewers nuts

    AT&T spots driving NCAA tournament viewers nuts
    The AT&T commercials with theĀ little kids gathered around the classroom table answering questions ("Is it better to be bigger or smaller?") from the smarmy focus group leader? They were cute the first time around. Maybe the first 10 times around....
  • Legacy of Dream Team casts shadow on 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team

    Legacy of Dream Team casts shadow on 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team
    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...
  • Putting Jamie Moyer's age in perspective

    Putting Jamie Moyer's age in perspective
    You’ll hear plenty of jokes and quips about Jamie Moyer’s age in the coming days, after the Orioles agreed to a minor-league deal with the 49-year-old lefty yesterday. To get you started, here are a few nuggets to consider about the oldest...
  • Dream Team vs. 2012 U.S. Olympic team: Who would win?

    Dream Team vs. 2012 U.S. Olympic team: Who would win?
    The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide. I for one, being of sound mind and...
  • 'Survivor: Nicaragua' recap: Twists and turns

     
    Bucky helps us try to understand what's going on on Survivor since Naonka and Kelly quit last week. Take it away, Bucky!:You would think that, as the competitors dwindle in number on Survivor, the show would become less confusing. Nope. ......
  • What NBA teams will surprise, disappoint?

    Knicks and Pacers Brian Schmitz Orlando Sentinel Look for the Knicks, America's (and Asia's) Team, to be the biggest disappointment. Lin-conceivable? There's two problems: 1) You play with only one basketball, meaning 'Melo, Amare and J.R. Smith...
  • 'Glee' recap: The Spanish Teacher

    'Glee' recap: The Spanish Teacher
    Livin' la vida loca...at William McKinley High. At first, I'd considered putting my Spanish minor and that fall semester in Spain to good use and write this recap in Spanish. But then I reconsidered because I couldn't get the accent marks and tildes to...
  • Faceoff: Who would win, the 1992 Dream Team or the 2008 Redeem Team?

    Faceoff: Who would win, the 1992 Dream Team or the 2008 Redeem Team?
    No redemption needed, 1992 triumphs By Childs Walker We just watched the best U.S. men's basketball team to play in the Olympics since at least 1996. But is the Redeem Team better than the Dream Team? Come on. Here's a little exercise. I'm coaching...
  • Ainge is Celtics' real MVP

     
    Argue all you want about the MVP of the Boston Celtics turnaround season and crushing Game 6 over the Los Angles Lakers, 131-92, last night in the NBA championship clincher.Last night, clearly Kevin Garnett was the biggest of the Celts' Big......
  • Anthony's star takes a hit

    Carmelo Anthony was having a terrific week. On Thursday, he opened his new youth center in his hometown of Baltimore. The next night, he took over the NBA scoring lead with a 42-point game against the Boston Celtics. And now, he was finishing an easy...
  • Pacers sign Stuckey

    Pacers sign Stuckey
    The Indiana Pacers announced Monday that they signed free agent guard Rodney Stuckey. The team did not release terms of the contract. Last season, Stuckey averaged 13.9 points and 2.1 assists in 73 games with the Detroit Pistons. “Rodney is a...