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  • ABC Closing Season Strong, Wins Second Straight Week in Young Adults Demo

    ABC will finish the season in fourth place, but it has a spring in its step as it nears the finish line. Showing that it can be very competitive when it's at (mostly) full-strength and there's no major sports action skewing results in the favor of its...
  • Has Kevin Spacey Found His Next Villain Role in 'Call of Duty'?

    Kevin Spacey, who is a pro at playing slithery characters, could be making his first villainous turn in a video game, namely Activision's blockbuster "Call of Duty" franchise. A short audio clip made the rounds online this week, in which Spacey can be...
  • NBA playoffs preview: Clippers vs. Thunder; Pacers vs. Wizards

    NBA playoffs preview: Clippers vs. Thunder; Pacers vs. Wizards
    A look at how the two series that start on Monday night shape up. 2 Oklahoma City vs. 3 Clippers Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook averaged a combined 55.5 points per game during the Thunder's...
  • Reaction around NBA swift to Donald Sterling's alleged racial comments

    Reaction around NBA swift to Donald Sterling's alleged racial comments
    Reaction was widespread Saturday after the NBA said the league is launching an investigation into a report of an audio recording in which a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly tells a woman not to bring black people to...
  • Bianchi: Why didn't David Stern deal with racist Clippers owner Donald Sterling?

    Bianchi: Why didn't David Stern deal with racist Clippers owner Donald Sterling?
      It's just too bad that new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has to deal with racist owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers. If his predecessor, David Stern, had done his job, Sterling would have been disciplined or forced to sell the Clippers...
  • Letters: Finishing off the Lakers

    Letters: Finishing off the Lakers
    Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
  • Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers

    Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers
    It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews. OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence. The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
  • Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?

    Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?
    Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
  • Is March Madness the best sporting event in the U.S.?

    Is March Madness the best sporting event in the U.S.?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) March Madness is popular with advertisers. The ad money collected through the NCAA Final Four and final runs last year surpassed the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl’s...
  • Pacers on verge of clinching top seed in East with win over Thunder

    WASHINGTON -- What became apparent with Saturday night's Miami Heat loss to the Atlanta Hawks came into sharper focus Sunday: The Heat likely will enter the NBA playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference. With Sunday's 102-97 victory over...
  • Blackhawks postseason tickets in greater demand than Bulls

    Blackhawks postseason tickets in greater demand than Bulls
    When it comes to the Bulls’ and Blackhawks’ postseason chances, most Chicago fans seem to be putting their money on the Hawks.  With the two teams headed into the playoffs this week, Blackhawks post-season tickets are selling for about 30...
  • NBA playoffs: Eastern Conference preview

    1. INDIANA 56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20) vs. 8. ATLANTA 38-44 (Home: 24-17; Road: 14-27) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: Even with its epic late-season slide, Indiana still ranked second in the league by giving up only 92.3 points per...