| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:02 PM
LeBron lost his headband.
Pop lost his head.
Onto Game 7 we go.
The NBA season comes down to a one game Thursday night, the final countdown between a team given a reprieve from the executioner, and a team that dropped the axe when it had a chance to...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:08 PM
This just in: The Rolling Stones announced they are holding out Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ron Wood for next Saturday's concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. They're old and tired, and have been on the road forever, you see.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:04 PM
And so, right on cue, the other Heat appeared. The sluggish Heat. The error-prone Heat. The Heat that forget the game starts at tip-off, neglect to play defense and shrug at the Game 5 stakes in the NBA Finals.
San Antonio 114, Heat 104.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Actual message from GPS when heading Stillwater, OK to Tulsa yesterday: ‘In ten miles, turn slightly right’. What?
New direction for Shocker baseball---
It remains to be seen if it’s a home run, but Todd Butler is a great baseball...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The basketball gets tossed up Tuesday night for Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami, and anything happens next. Everything happens, actually. The previous five games tell us that. Miracles? Meltdowns? Heartache? Heartstrings?
That's the beauty of a sports...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:21 PM
"Look, if you had one shot or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted, one moment, would you capture it or just let it slip?" -- Eminem, "Lose Yourself"
At one point, before there was a Big Three, before Pat Riley's championship-or-...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:05 PM
You mean we have to do it again?
Winning a second consecutive NBA title with the same core group of players can be like dealing with two children: It isn't twice as hard, it's exponentially more tiring and headache-inducing than handling the first....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:03 PM
SAN ANTONIO — The story of the night, the snapshot of these NBA Finals, came between the third and fourth quarters Tuesday night. That's how lopsided San Antonio's 113-77 victory against the Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals was.
The action wasn'...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Let me guess: He'll be better.
"I'll be much better,'' LeBron James said.
He'll solve San Antonio's defense.
"I'll figure it out,'' he said.
He's accountable for the Game 3 meltdown.
"I take full responsibility for our team's performance,'' he...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:36 PM
SAN ANTONIO – The rebound went to Chris Bosh, who passed to LeBron James, who then passed to Dwyane Wade, who was loping down the lane and dunking the last smidgeon of San Antonio hope, all of it, Thursday night.
The band was back together again....
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:03 PM
MIAMI — Here was San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, showing how dumb a smart person can be, saying he turned a big game against the Heat into a big mess to rest his players amid a busy schedule.
"It's pretty easy to understand,'' he said. "I don'...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:47 PM
— This is how it ended for Dwyane Wade on a night that goes up in his pantheon: He walked down the hallway of the AT&T Center in stylish white clothes near midnight, parting packs of remaining Spurs fans, on his way to face the media.