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  • Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals

    Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals
    Southwest Airlines' $1.4 billion bid for AirTran Holdings would combine the two largest carriers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, cementing Southwest's dominance at BWI but possibly ushering in higher passenger fares amid...
  • During 'Showtime,' he was an extra

    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...
  • Buzz Williams mines junior-college roots to land Virginia Tech's latest recruit

    Buzz Williams mines junior-college roots to land Virginia Tech's latest recruit
    Buzz Williams attended a junior college. He barged his way into coaching there and earned his nickname in the process. Most telling, the top four scorers on the first of Williams' Sweet 16 teams at Marquette were junior-college transfers. So it is no...
  • Philadelphia Story: Geno Pays His Respects To Dr. Jack

    Philadelphia Story: Geno Pays His Respects To Dr. Jack
    Geno Auriemma's favorite player of all-time is Walt Frazier. He loved the way Frazier played on both ends of the basketball court. He loved the way he won championships. Most of all, Frazier did it with the undeniable cool that made a young guy from...
  • Clippers are good to last stop in beating Warriors for 2-1 series lead

    Clippers are good to last stop in beating Warriors for 2-1 series lead
    OAKLAND -- At some point, Clippers Coach Doc Rivers told his players repeatedly this season, they were going to have to win a playoff game on the road. That time came Thursday night for the Clippers in Game 3 of the Western Conference first-round...
  • Clippers' DeAndre Jordan grabs spotlight at crucial time

    Clippers' DeAndre Jordan grabs spotlight at crucial time
    OAKLAND — Golden State’s shots kept bouncing off the rim. Some nicked the front, others clanged off the side and still others caromed high off the back. It only seemed as though DeAndre Jordan was there to grab every rebound. The...
  • Friday's multi-sport college roundup: ODU coach's son Jeff Jones makes U.Va. team as walk-on

    Men’s basketball: Jeff Jones, a 6-foot-6 Virginia freshman forward whose namesake father is Old Dominion’s head coach, is among the walk-ons to make the U.Va. team. He averaged 13.6 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a high...
  • Cashing in their championships

    Cashing in their championships
    1979-80 FINALS Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2 An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime' "Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
  • Poll: Which forwards belong in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of this honor. We will break down the history of the team...
  • Which forwards belong in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of......
  • Lakers Moments: Coach Pat Riley knows how to win

     
    LISTEN HERE: Coach Pat Riley talks to James Worthy, left, and Bob McAdoo on the Lakers' bench at the Forum in 1983. Some people are just in the right place at the right time. Take Pat Riley, for example, who......
  • Clippers news: Blake Griffin's rookie of the year award official on Wednesday

     
    Clippers power forward Blake Griffin followed in the footsteps of current league stars LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose by winning the NBA’s rookie of the year award, and became the fifth player in franchise history to do so.......