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  • Newport News' Kersey humbled by state Hall of Fame inclusion

    Newport News' Kersey humbled by state Hall of Fame inclusion
    Jess Kersey stood at midcourt at Appalachian State's old Varsity Gym in Boone, N.C., shaking like a leaf before officiating his first professional basketball game, a 1974 exhibition between the Carolina Cougars and the New York Nets of the defunct ABA....
  • Pete Newell dies at 93; Hall of Fame basketball coach guided Cal to 1959 NCAA title

    Pete Newell dies at 93; Hall of Fame basketball coach guided Cal to 1959 NCAA title
    Pete Newell, who coached UC Berkeley to the 1959 National Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball title and was one of only three men to guide teams to National Invitation Tournament, NCAA and Olympic championships, died Monday. He was 93. Newell, a...
  • 'When the Game Was Ours'

    'When the Game Was Ours'
    In the spring of 1979, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his Michigan State team faced off against Larry Bird and his undefeated Indiana State squad to decide the collegiate basketball championship. Johnson and the Spartans prevailed in a game that introduced...
  • Kobe Bryant's subdued attitude reveals his increased determination to overcome injuries

     
    Lakers guard Kobe Bryant stood surrounded by a pack of reporters with cameras, tape recorders and questions. He stared back offering a subdued demeanor, quiet and clipped answers and barely let out a smile. The only time he let one out was when he was...
  • Dwight Howard wins Defensive Player of the Year Award in landslide

     
    Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard won the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year Award for the second consecutive season....
  • Dwight Howard will be named NBA Defensive Player of the Year this afternoon

     
    Dwight Howard is expected to be named the 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year this afternoon....
  • Dwight Howard for MVP

     
    With the conclusion of the 2009-2010 NBA regular season last week, the awards are starting to trickle in every few days. One award that seems to be locked up is MVP. There is a near consensus among national NBA analysts that Lebron James is most deserving...
  • Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard is NBA defensive player of the year

     
    Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard was named the NBA's defensive player of the year for the second season in a row after leading the league in both blocks and rebounds in each of the last two years. Howard is the......
  • Hakeem reaches out to Dwight Howard before big game

     
    BOSTON _ Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard got an emotional pick-me-up from another big guy before Monday night's Eastern Conference game against the Boston Celtics: Hakeem Olajuwon, the former great with the Houston Rockets, talked to Dwight to offer...
  • 2009-10 Magic report card: Dwight Howard

     
    2009-10 Magic report card: Dwight Howard...
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Saturday, June 12

     
    Is there any more appropriate nickname than that which Nate Robinson awarded himself and Big Baby Davis? Shrek and Donkey, he called them, then he even mocked up a photo of the pair as Shrek and Donkey for his Twitter. The Celtics and Lakers have...
  • Where were you when O.J. Simpson was being chased in his Bronco through Los Angeles in 1994?

     
    According to ESPN, which has produced a documentary about a fascinating Friday 16 years ago, something other than O.J. Simpson's low-speed Bronco chase happened on June 17, 1994. Apparently Arnold Palmer was playing his final round at the U.S. Open,......