| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:43 AM
For a lot of folks, Christmas is synonymous with Johnny Mathis.
"I couldn't be happier that people listen to my music at Christmas," says the legendary balladeer. "I'm thrilled when I hear people say, 'It's not really Christmas until we hear one of your...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin.
The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season.
The patience with a center who at times came up small.
The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The Clippers need a rebounding savior. The one they have isn't enough.
"Bill Russell ain't coming through that door," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said Friday night, referring to the former Boston Celtics center who led the NBA in rebounding five times...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder has long been jonesing for a break on the injury front. It got one Sunday, albeit the kind that makes you wonder whether Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook voodoo dolls really exist.
Durant was diagnosed with a Jones fracture...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:03 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Somehow, the three-time defending state champion fashioned itself as the underdog. Maybe Phoebus was. With two losses during the regular season and one close call after another in the playoffs, the Phantoms were looking vulnerable....
| Feb 26, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Dwight Howard showed his affection for Orlando Magic owner Rich DeVos. Kobe Bryant set a new scoring record. And Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin and others dazzled with rim-rattling dunks.
Sunday’s 2012 NBA All-Star Game at Amway Center featured...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Jimmer, Rubio look good
Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Dwight Howard exudes vitality.
He brings thousands of fans to their feet when he slams home rim-rattling dunks or swats shots into the stands. His smile lights up arenas as large as Amway Center. And he possesses enough star power to guest not once but...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 8:03 PM
One of the more thrilling nights in recent Major League Baseball history took place Wednesday night.
Two wild card spots were determined in riveting contests that showcased Tampa Bay and St. Louis coming from far behind in the standings to crush Boston...