| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Who would have ever thought that we would be sitting here today talking about which team UCF should most want to play in the Sugar Bowl or the Fiesta Bowl — Alabama, Auburn, Missouri or Oklahoma State?
| Sep 29, 2013
When a Big Ten basketball coach agrees to address a ballroom full of bankruptcy experts, that's saying something.
And rookie Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins' speech Friday before the Turnaround Management Association's Chicago/Midwest...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Hedo Turkoglu remains on the Orlando Magic’s roster for now, but his days playing for the team are over.
Although team officials and Turkoglu’s camp have not reached a buyout deal, both sides have agreed that Turkoglu will not join the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shane Battier finds it humorous. That doesn't mean he also doesn't respect the challenge ahead.
But the notion of championship fatigue, one most recently offered by TNT analyst Steve Kerr amid his forecast of the Chicago Bulls coming out of the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Saturday marks the first day of autumn, which means basketball season is right around the corner.
To help get area players ready for the upcoming season, the Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner is coming to town that day for a special clinic called "Funky...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:40 AM
It had been consecutive weeks for Ray Allen to relive a decision that lately has gotten more attention than The Decision.
No, Allen leaving the Boston Celtics in the 2012 offseason did not have nearly the seismic impact of LeBron James'...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
They share Pennsylvania ties, a passion for basketball and an NBA legacy in Orlando.
Pat Williams and John Gabriel share an even deeper bond today: A profound appreciation for life as inspiring survivors of incurable but treatable illnesses.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:01 AM
Running off at the typewriter. …
We already know there is a 99.9 percent chance Florida State is going to be in the BCS National Championship Game by virtue of Oregon going down to Stanford on Thursday night, but I've got news for you: The...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
And then there were three.
Rodney "Sid" Powell, David Steele and Pat Williams are The Last Men Standing – the only full-time employees who have been with the Magic since the franchise's inaugural 1989 season.
Powell is the club's popular...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Andrew Pile knew for a while that he wanted to be a coach.
So as he was winding down his collegiate volleyball career at Limestone College in South Carolina, the 2009 Emmaus High School graduate began looking for a coaching gig.
"I sent out what...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The Magic host the woeful Boston Celtics on Friday night at Amway Center. Larry Bird and Kevin McHale are not walking through that door, and neither are Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard.
Something's changed, though: Magic vs. Celtics no longer has the...
| Aug 23, 2012
The inexplicable months of delay between Brian Urlacher's left knee injury and an arthroscopic procedure to reduce pain and swelling a little more than a week ago is pretty difficult to understand.
Why would the Bears and Urlacher gamble waiting for...