| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:12 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers were late in making the first pick of the NBA draft, their dillydallying apparently not related to whom they would select but how they would explain the outfit Andrew Wiggins wore.
"I almost changed my mind when I saw it,"...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Baltimore native C.J. Fair was not selected in Thursday night's NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fair, who played at Syracuse for four years and emerged as a star his junior and senior seasons, was projected as a mid-to-late second round...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Due to circumstances beyond his control, Isaiah Austin was not drafted by an NBA team Thursday night.
But the former Baylor center still was able to live out part of his dream when he heard Commissioner Adam Silver call his name as a ceremonial pick...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York.
Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Let's see. The parking will be so expensive nobody will pay to watch a minor league baseball team downtown. If, by some miracle, somebody does decide to go, the traffic will be so bad that getting to a parking spot before the eighth inning will be...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The sideshow at Dodger Stadium is about to begin as Paul Stanley emerges from his backstage trailer, shirtless and in full kabuki drag: bright red lips, his face painted harlequin white, a black star over his right eye. The singer-guitarist is here to...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Therell Wayne "Scoop" Knight has been a Zamboni driver at the XL Center in Hartford since it was called the Civic Center, way back in 1980, when Whalers, not Wolves, plied the slippery slab. Now 57, he leads a seven-person crew and is the dean of ice...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:21 PM
As our regular readers might recall, Pop & Hiss didn't especially enjoy Red Hot Chili Peppers' appearance Sunday night during the otherwise-delightful Super Bowl halftime show by Bruno Mars.
Did our distaste for the band's rendition of "Give It Away"...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Ruslan Provodnikov is moving toward the tricky moment of needing to call out his stablemate Manny Pacquiao.
Before that, he can just concentrate on what he does best: throw power punches in a hurry and continue to draw a crowd around his abilities....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Maryland has pulled out of the Jimmy V Classic against Villanova on Dec. 8 because of "scheduling issues," according to a news release from ESPN. The Terps, who were replaced by Illinois, will take part in the event in 2016.
Not playing Villanova...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:06 PM
UCLA hasn't had the toughest nonconference men's basketball schedule in recent years, but that is changing.
The Bruins announced Wednesday they added a sixth brand name to their early 2014-15 schedule — perennial West Coast Conference power...