| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:11 AM
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....
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:55 PM
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.
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:54 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2013
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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Looking at Virginia Tech’s basketball schedule this preseason, a 3-0 ACC start seemed beyond plausible if not necessary, presuming the Hokies harbored NCAA tournament aspirations.
Tuesday’s 63-59 home loss to Florida State – I watched...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:42 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 10:21 PM
It was an arena proposal that seemed like a slam dunk on Thursday, and now looks as sure as a first-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets – a couple City Council members mockingly wagging their fingers like Dikembe Mutombo, as if to say...
| May 24, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Below is the second post in a series focusing on the Lakers' coaching candidates to replace Phil Jackson. Candidate: Rick Adelman Coaching background: Adelman, 64, is eighth in all-time victories with a 945-616 record in 20 NBA seasons as a coach with...