| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
One evening this past spring, just before leaving New York for the Cannes Film Festival, James Toback was sitting in his Upper East Side apartment watching Game 6 of the Knicks vs. the Pacers in the NBA Playoffs, the TV volume muted and Bruchner's ninth...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:42 AM
The NBA's competition committee, which is made up owners, general managers, coaches and one player, voted unanimously to return the NBA Finals to a 2-2-1-1-1 format, according to the Boston Herald.
The Finals have been using a 2-3-2 format for years,...
| Oct 30, 2013
MIAMI — As Heat guard Dwyane Wade revved up an American Airlines Arena crowd still amped from the pre-game ring ceremony Tuesday night, Bulls guard Derrick Rose momentarily looked around to soak it all in before stepping onto the court.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Doc Rivers wasn’t shy about sharing why he signed on as the Clippers' new head coach at his introductory news conference Wednesday.
To win championships.
That’s the only reason he’s still coaching. And when he heard the Clippers were...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Last week: I was reading an article in USA Today, “Retirement Living,” (Don’t ask me why as I am not there yet) and thought about Downtown Fort Lauderdale. The jest of the story was more baby boomers are being lured to the city for...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
YouTube is tapping into old media to push geeky Internet videos.
In its biggest traditional media campaign to date, YouTube plans to run TV and in-theater advertising to promote next month's "Geek Week," aiming to drive young auds to a range of sci-fi,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:05 PM
A+E Networks, the parent of History, A&E and Lifetime, is on a roll with its original programming.
Original shows from the cable programming company, including A&E's "Duck Dynastry" and History's "Vikings" and "Pawn Stars," were among the most-watched...
| Aug 14, 2013
As the Johnny Manziel mini-series descends into the absurd — ESPN has deputized MIT's best and brightest to calculate the latest autograph tally — two names spring to mind: Ralph Sampson and Michael Vick.
By today's standards, they had it...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:25 PM
I’m so confused. I mean, more than normally. No, really, even more than that.
Last week Magic Johnson, smiling face of your Los Angeles Dodgers, told The Times’ Helene Elliott that even when the team got off to its miserable start, there was...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Pat Riley held his tongue. One, because it was neither the time, nor the place.
But he also has a point, even if it is a point in his best interest.
For all the concern amid the NBA playoffs about flopping and flagrant fouls, about video...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
2013 NBA playoffs conference semifinals TV schedule for second-round games on ABC, TNT and ESPN. RELATED: 2013 NBA playoffs conference quarterfinals schedule/results The NBA playoffs continue with conference semifinal action as eight teams move on to...