| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Lakers center Dwight Howard shows off his acting skills, along with fellow Relativity Sports athletes Shawn Marion, Dez Bryant and Michael Crabtree, in a YouTube clip titled, "We Crush Acting."
In addition to his Forrest Gump impression, Howard cries,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:53 PM
I came to Staples Center on Friday night pretty darn excited, the Lakers coming off two incredible moral victories and Magic Johnson and Jim Buss full of good cheer.
Happy days are here again.
Or, as Buss put it in a radio interview, "How can you not...
| Mar 10, 2013
The best way to put to rest any talk (OK, any Shaq talk) about a potentially tainted championship? Follow it up with the longest winning streak in team history, in what could turn into the best regular season in the franchise's 25 seasons.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
It's bad luck that we'll never get to see Michael Jordan play against LeBron James in their primes. With MJ turning 50 earlier this week, we got to relive Jordan's greatest hits on every platform imaginable.
And hey, the Miami Heat are in town Thursday....
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers may yet impact the NBA championship race.
Although perhaps not the way Jerry Buss, Jim Buss, Jeanie Buss or busloads of fans in the Southland anticipated.
With every Lakers loss making it clearer that the mix is not...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:02 AM
As Derrick Rose continually dominated the Miami Heat's ball boys during pregame warmups at AmericanAirlines Arena, it became increasingly clear that the Chicago Bulls were largely playing for the future these past two weeks.
Without Rose, as...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
High School Football--All-America game, 4 p.m. (ESPN)
Men's College Basketball--Cleveland State at Valparaiso, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Memphis at Tennessee, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
College Hockey--Colorado College at Nebraska-Omaha, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Holy...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:08 PM
NEW YORK — Kirk Hinrich's best game of the season provided coach Tom Thibodeau the platform to preach.
"The guy has been playing well all season," Thibodeau said. "He has our second-highest plus-minus. You guys keep talking about what he's not...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:16 PM
A year ago at this time, the NBA was getting ready to get started.
To a degree, that's the case again this season, only this time it has nothing to do with a lockout.
Yes, the New York Knicks have had their moments, the Oklahoma City...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Lenny Cooke should have been a contender. But instead, this one-time top-ranked pro basketball prospect ended up benched in the game of life, the victim of his own naivete and the predatory tactics of the sports recruitment machine. A penetrating and...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony hung from the rim, the helpless defender who tried to stop his dunk lying on the court below after falling down.
Pretty soon, Anthony's jumper was falling, too.
Once that happened, the New York Knicks blew away...