| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:27 PM
The Orlando Magic organization is supposed to be run like any other professional sports franchise.
The GM makes decisions regarding personnel. He gives the team assembled to a coach, who does his best to put a winning product out on the court. The...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Lexie Brown prides herself on preparation. She appreciates organization and understands the importance of planning ahead.
So when the Maryland women's basketball recruit became one of three high school seniors selected to the Under-18 USA National Team...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
It's always interesting when a team reaches a new, uncharted level of awfulness. And in the NBA this year, that team is the forlorn Charlotte Bobcats.
Monday night, in a desultory 28-point loss to the Washington Wizards, the 7-57 Bobbies inched closer to...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Don't tell anybody in the Orioles clubhouse that there is some kind of magic in the air, because they work too hard to make it seem real.
That's going to have to be our little secret.
How else do you explain a team that shakes off adversity the way...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Schedule says Boston
After 22 straight wins, the schedule-maker will beat the Heat more than the Celtics on March 18. This is how it happens in the NBA, where regular-season wins and losses have to be measured by the schedule....
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Yes, if they give him time
Yes, Mike Apostrophe certainly is —for two reasons.
1. D'Antoni is now the Lakers coach because Phil Jackson didn't want the job that badly; 2. Kobe Bryant likes him.
Hard to believe...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The AT&T commercials with the 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....
| May 11, 2011
Mark Landsberger, apropos of his modest NBA career, makes only a barely noticed cameo in one of the most frequently replayed video highlights in NBA history.
That's Landsberger, in his No. 54 Lakers jersey, tracking Julius Erving at the baseline as the...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 12:45 PM
It's been a rough week for Terps fans with Randy Shannon turning down an offer to be Maryland's defensive coordinator and the men's basketball team losing to Virginia Tech. This video of J.J. Redick getting juked out of his sneakers should cheer you up....
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Still looking for plans for tonight? I've got you covered. Hurry up and book your flight to Los Angeles so you can party it up with Ravens running back Willis McGahee, other pro athletes and a slew of models at Dwight Howard's All-Star weekend party....