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  • Pioneer moved Bullets: Wizards owner Abe Pollin dead at 85

    Pioneer moved Bullets: Wizards owner Abe Pollin dead at 85
    Abe Pollin, a pioneer in area sports and the first man to move a major league sports franchise out of Baltimore in the modern era, died Tuesday. He was 85. His death was announced by his company, Washington Sports & Entertainment. No details were...
  • Anthony's star takes a hit

    Carmelo Anthony was having a terrific week. On Thursday, he opened his new youth center in his hometown of Baltimore. The next night, he took over the NBA scoring lead with a 42-point game against the Boston Celtics. And now, he was finishing an easy...
  • There's nothing marketable about the Bryant situation

    ACCORDING TO some of the nation's top marketing directors, a lot more Kobe Bryant sneakers should have been sold this week. Maybe we can expect other promotions and sales soon, like "Free Kobe" T-shirts, or a new sitcom, Kobe Comes to the 'Hood. These...
  • Nutella phases out Bryant as endorser

    The maker of Nutella chocolate spread said yesterday that it is phasing out endorsements from Kobe Bryant, in part because of the sexual assault charge against the NBA superstar. Ferrero, an Italian company with U.S. headquarters in Somerset, N.J.,...
  • Scrutiny intensifies for private Bryant

    NEWPORT COAST, Calif. - A thick, black tarp drapes the front iron gate of Kobe Bryant's $4.1 million Mediterranean-style home in the exclusive Ocean Ridge area. Three private security vehicles with tinted windows patrol the cul-de-sac and surrounding...
  • A life not ordinary

    Kobe Bryant had a stock answer when friends -- and teammates and parents -- asked why he wanted to get engaged at 21, to a girl he'd met when she was 17 and still in high school: "I do everything young." Fortunately or not for him, it was true,...
  • Baltimore's ambassador in 'Hairspray'

    First things first: The name is pronounced "DU-wayne." Actor Eric Anthony - the only bona fide Baltimore native in the cast of Hairspray, the hit Broadway musical set in 1960s Baltimore - is discussing the fictitious biography he has invented for his...
  • Bailout pays airlines for years of bad management

    AS HE pursued his doomed merger with United Airlines earlier this year, US Airways chief executive Rakesh Gangwal said "there is no Plan B" if regulators were to block the deal. Thank goodness, then, for Plan C: Using the terrorist attacks in New York...
  • Home of ex-Philadelphia 76ers President Pat Croce headed for auction

    Home of ex-Philadelphia 76ers President Pat Croce headed for auction
    A Villanova, Pa., home owned by author, entrepreneur and former Philadelphia 76ers President Pat Croce will go to auction Oct. 25. Croce and his wife, Diane, listed the property for sale in December at $7.95 million. Most recently listed at $6.25...
  • Former 76ers center Caldwell Jones dies

    Former 76ers center Caldwell Jones dies
    Caldwell Jones was a key member of the Philadelphia 76ers teams that reached the NBA Finals in 1977, 1980 and 1982. The 6-foot-11 center was a rugged defender and named to the NBA All-Defensive first team in 1981 and 1982. Caldwell died Sunday after...
  • NBA roundup: Cardwell Jones dies

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Cardwell Jones dies Caldwell Jones, a key member of the Philadelphia 76ers teams that reached the NBA Finals in 1977, 1980 and 1982, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack on a suburban Atlanta golf course. He was 64....
  • Former Sixers center Caldwell Jones dies

    The Sports Xchange Former Sixers center Caldwell Jones dies Caldwell Jones was a key member of the Philadelphia 76ers teams that reached the NBA Finals in 1977, 1980 and 1982. The 6-foot-11 center was a rugged defender and named to the NBA All-Defensive...