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  • Ravens went all Dikembe Mutombo on the Raiders

    Ravens went all Dikembe Mutombo on the Raiders
    In Sunday’s 55-20 win over the Oakland Raiders, Ravens defenders channeled their inner Dikembe Mutombo, swatting six of quarterback Carson Palmer’s passes at the line. All that was missing was the finger-wagging. “It’s something...
  • Tale of the tape: Houston's pick-six of Joe Flacco

    Tale of the tape: Houston's pick-six of Joe Flacco
    Every Tuesday, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week’s game. Today he looks at Joe Flacco’s interception that Houston returned for a touchdown. There weren’t many...
  • We interrupt this lockout for some perspective

    O h, no, am I here all alone? Actually, the world didn't end when the NBA locked its players out. The NBA didn't even end, even if it felt as if it were about to as darkness moved across the land. I have nothing against doomsday scenarios ... but if...
  • Let the riots begin: Kentucky poised to win it all

    Let the riots begin: Kentucky poised to win it all
    Memo to University of Kentucky campus police: get the pepper spray ready, boys. They'll be torching couches and playing "Flip the Toyota" again tonight after the Wildcats get past Kansas and win their eighth NCAAtitle -- although their first since 1998....
  • 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...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • Michael Jordan's 50 most memorable points

    Michael Jordan's 50 most memorable points
    Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50. 2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...
  • NBA All Star Game 2013 weekend TV schedule

     
    NBA All Star Game 2013 weekend TV schedule begins Friday on ESPN and TNT and runs through Sunday with the NBA All Star Game at the Toyota Center in Houston. The NBA’s best head to the Toyota Center in Houston Feb. 15-17 for the annual celebration of...
  • Boys' Water Polo: CdM lead short-lived

    CORONA DEL MAR — The match could not have started much better for the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team. The Sea Kings scored the first two goals and saw visiting Mater Dei's starting center defender foul out. They even allowed themselves...
  • NBA stars teaming up for the 'Obama Classic' fundraiser

    NBA stars teaming up for the 'Obama Classic' fundraiser
    With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in  an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign. The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
  • Dwight Howard to play in Obama game?

     
    Magic center Dwight Howard, who attended the inauguration of Barack Obama, is apparently going to join his re-election campaign — on the court. ESPN.com has reported that Howard has committed to play in the Dec. 12 exhibition game in Washington D.C....