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  • Osteopath was first president of council PTA

    Hal Russell must have been under a lot of pressure to behave, growing up as the only child of a dynamic and energetic woman who earned a teaching credential, and later became an osteopath, then organized Glendale’s PTA Council. His mother, Jessie...
  • '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...
  • Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth

    Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth
    Richmond coach Chris Mooney called three timeouts during the first 15 minutes Friday. None curbed the bleeding. Indeed, no tourniquet was going to work during this NCAA Southwest Regional. Kansas' talent, size and depth were all that Mooney...
  • NBA Store features Abdul-Jabbar, vintage cards

     
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is scheduled to appear at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue Thursday, where he will be interviewed on Sirius Satellite Radio at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday also marks the debut at the store of what sounds like a......
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Saturday, May 15

     
    The NBA universe can't wait to see how the Magic react to a high-quality opponent after blowing through the Bobcats and Hawks. Last season's playoff series between the two teams went to seven games without Kevin Garnett or Jameer Nelson. On the other side...
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, No. 8: Wilt Chamberlain

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 8: Wilt Chamberlain (78 first-place votes, 23,576 points) The Lakers acquired the already legendary center from Philadelphia on July 9, 1968, for......
  • Jason Whitlock devours Magic star Dwight Howard like a Domino’s pizza

     
    Jason Whitlock didn't just weigh in on Dwight Howard's performance in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. He squashed the Orlando Magic all-star with his latest column on FoxSports.com....
  • Memo to Dwight Howard, Magic: Winning will silence critics

     
    Skip Bayless is questioning the manhood of the Orlando Magic. Jason Whitlock is calling out Dwight Howard, labeling him and Amar'e Stoudemire “punk kids.” I got two words for everybody: Ear muffs. Do what Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says he...
  • Magic’s epic meltdown: Where’s toughness?

     
    In one of the most disappointing showings in club history, given the circumstances of a championship chase, the Magic melted down against the Celtics.  Not the Bill Russell- Bob Cousy Celtics. Not the Larry Bird-Kevin McHale Celtics. The Kevin Garnett-...
  • Poll questions for Lakers-Celtics series

     
    Like an early morning shot of espresso, the Lakers-Celtics NBA Finals matchup has served as a jolt of energy for the rivalry's history, the Lakers shot at redemption for the 2008 Finals, the league offices, the media and, of course, the fans. It's going...
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Tuesday, June 1

     
    It's June. That means the NBA Finals are upon us. They'll begin on Thursday featuring one of the best, if not the best, rivalry in sports. Oh, you've heard that once or twice? Here in Orlando, the Magic held their exit interviews yesterday and a few...