| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:28 PM
NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round
Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y.
Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m.
TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you.
There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:57 AM
NEW YORK – Daniel Hamilton and DeAndre Daniels, both LA kids, go way back. When UConn won the national championship, Hamilton texted his congratulations.
"And DeAndre said, 'appreciate it – it's your turn now,'" Hamilton said.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:06 AM
BOSTON – There were a lot of champions at Fenway Park on Tuesday. And if there is one thing one champion can appreciate, it's another.
"Attitude, man, attitude," said David Ortiz, the Red Sox's World Series MVP and legendary clutch performer....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
With just five games remaining in the season, Mike D'Antoni laughed at the fact he finally now has Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar back in the lineup.
"You either have them all or none," D'Antoni said Tuesday before the Lakers played the Houston Rockets....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Kentucky Wildcats, eighth seed, advanced to the NCAA tournament's final with a 74-73 win over the No. 2 seed Wisconsin Badgers on an Aaron Harrison game-winning three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left on the clock.
Earlier in the day, Coach Kevin Ollie'...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Where will John Calipari be coaching next season? Will he leave the Kentucky Wildcats to join the Lakers?
"I still think Kentucky," said Rex Chapman on "The Dan Patrick Show" on Tuesday.
Chapman started a firestorm on Monday, tweeting that Calipari...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:35 PM
UCLA football players might be receiving more than food for thought.
The NCAA Legislative Council proposed a rule change this week that would allow universities to provide athletes unlimited meals and snacks. If the Division I Board of Directors...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night.
Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...