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  • '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...
  • 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......
  • LeBron James to Miami Heat helps Dwight Howard NBA MVP bid

     
    With LeBron James' move to the Miami Heat this season, his overall numbers will likely decrease playing alongside former NBA champion Dwyane Wade....
  • Jasper Johns, Yo-Yo Ma to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom from Obama

     
    The White House announced Wednesday that President Obama will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom -- the country's highest civilian honor -- on 15 individuals, including artist Jasper Johns and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The awards, which will be presented...
  • Dwight Howard gets Call of Duty Black Ops treatment

     
    There's no question that Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard is the most dominant big man in the NBA today. There's also no doubt that Call of Duty: Black Ops is the hottest video game on the market right now....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Pam Anderson get her big break when shown on camera at a Canadian League football game?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Pamela Anderson got her big break when caught by a TV camera at a Canadian Football game. STATUS: True. A number of professional football players made it big in the United States of America after first proving themselves......
  • Kevin Garnett scares Michele Tafoya, rest of America

     
    Look, Kevin Garnett from all accounts is a good guy, a great player and an emotional fellow. Mazel tov and props to him for his big victory Tuesday. But as I watched Michele Tafoya's scary/fascinating post-game interview with Garnett,......
  • Sarah Palin should 'relax': Gingrich

     
    by Frank James I've always heard that feeling nervous before a big performance is all right because it helps provide the edge that helps you deliver the goods. Kind of like NBA great Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics throwing......
  • Charles Barkley says Greg Oden is no Bill Russell yet

     
    Some leftover thoughts from Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith at Monday's preseason TNT media lunch: Smith on the Rockets: "I think Houston is going to win it all this year. I took the curse off them [that I put on]......
  • Jeremy Schaap is covering the Obama Inauguration

     
    That's it for this week. Enjoy the conference title games, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Inauguration Day. Once a week I serve as a writing coach for fifth graders at the local school. This week the talk turned to......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......