| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:00 PM
As the Miami Heat prepare for the NBA finals, star LeBron James has been turning to books to relax. USA Today reports that he has finished "The Hunger Games" trilogy and is now reading "Decoded" by singer Jay-Z.
Since the playoffs started (it seems...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:24 PM
Fine way out of line
Someone please tell me Heat owner Micky Arison threw a punch during a game or at least used a slur toward an NBA referee. Five hundred thousand dollars? For words that likely offended no one?...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Ravens wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth, who will become a free agent whenever the NFL lockout is finally lifted, is not very happy with basketball fans on Twitter who bashed Chris Bosh and other Miami Heat players for crying after they lost to the...
| Jun 14, 2011
Race is wide open
Los Angeles Times
It would be easy to say the Heat will be the favorite.
It would be easy to say the Mavericks will repeat because they now have the know-how.
But in reality, it will be wide open.
The Heat, if they...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Dwyane Wade says he plans to be more aggressive when his Miami Heat take on the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. He better be. There are 70-year-old nuns who are more aggressive than Wade was in the Heat's Game 1 loss at OKC...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Potential setbacks lined the shelves of Albertsons grocery store. Cookies and ice cream tempted Jordan Williams from the shelves of the Las Vegas supermarket.
Williams, a 6-foot-8, 261-pound soon-to-be professional basketball player, was in the midst...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Chances are Maryland forward Jordan Williams will hear his name called at some point during Thursday night’s NBA draft, though you might already be in bed by the time it happens. The majority of NBA draft experts have Williams, who was named all-ACC...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Forbes released its list of the world’s highest-paid athletes on Monday, and one of the biggest names on the Ravens defense is ranked 12th on the list. I’ll give you a hint: It is not Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs or Ed Reed.
| Jul 5, 2011
Owners in for long haul
Here's how long the NBA lockout will last: Until David Stern wins.
Too many new-blood owners entered during the fat-cat days of the NBA, only to see the economic downturn shrink their franchise...
| Dec 8, 2011
Kids won't be all right
Hmm. Let's see: Two weeks to get ready, room for about 10 practices the entire season if you don't practice after back-to-backs or after road games, and barely enough time for scouting reports on...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol