| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Three Things to consider on this sports Thursday:
Thing 1: Wrote today's column on the Miami Heat's high-octane offense, which is averaging a league-high 110 points through five games after Wednesday's 103-73 blowout of the Brooklyn Nets.
As I point...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:29 PM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — No two players on the Orlando Magic roster receive more criticism than Jameer Nelson and Hedo Turkoglu. Fans occasionally fault Nelson because of his defensive shortcomings and because he's not a pass-first point guard. The...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When you step inside the San Antonio Spurs' home arena, you can't miss the four NBA championship banners that hang from the ceiling. Each banner features a picture of the golden Larry O'Brien trophy set against a gleaming white background.
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:16 PM
It might get more dramatic, but certainly not any easier for the Magic.
The cavalcade of marquee opponents continues.
After falling to the star-studded Brooklyn Nets, 98-86, on Friday night at Amway Center, the Magic head West, starting their five-...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Maryland finalized the elimination of seven athletic teams, but managed to preserve men’s outdoor...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 10:14 AM
With questions about Dwight Howard’s short-term future and their own short-term futures now settled, the Orlando Magic looked ahead toward the rest of their 2011-12 season today. They held a shootaround and film-review session to prepare for their...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Why is “Trouble Maker,” a K-pop song that's been around for a year, suddenly getting worldwide Twitter love? I blame end-of-year lists and an upcoming awards ceremony.
On a less global scale, residents along the East Coast continue to be...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Stan Van Gundy will start Jameer Nelson, Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu, Ryan Anderson and Dwight Howard when the Orlando Magic host the New Jersey Nets at 7 tonight at Amway Center.
So no surprises there.
Van Gundy wants the Magic to be prepared for...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Avery Johnson has a prediction for Monday’s national championship contest.
LSU 17, Alabama 14.
It’s no surprise that the Pompano Beach Ely star receiver is backing the Tigers. After all, he’s been committed to LSU since September....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...
| Jun 13, 2011
Blanche Ely receiver Avery Johnson was supposed to visit UCF this weekend but rescheduled his trip for later this summer....