Column | May 3, 2011 | 2:58 PM
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Column | Mar 24, 2012Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a standout, an All American and player of the year — and a history major, which has served him well in his literary career. Some of his books have made it to the bestseller list, and this one, "What Color Is My World? The Lost History of African-American Inventors," is a children's volume with adult appeal. But in the midst of March Madness, he's still watching the game he mastered, though two of his favorites are already out: Lehigh and Long Beach.
Story | Nov 19, 2011
Story | Apr 2, 2011 | 6:36 PM
UConn has never had a player leave for the NBA after just one season in Storrs. John Calipari has had many one-and-done players at Memphis and Kentucky. Calipari spoke Friday about going after the best players and, if it came down to it, preferring...
Column | Apr 2, 2011