| Apr 16, 2014
Around the time they entered the locker room after their 114-93 victory Monday over the two-time defending champion Miami Heat's B team, the Washington Wizards were feeling good on two fronts.
First, the win helped them hold on to the sixth seed and...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Heat beat writer
Heat in 6 games
Now the playoff tests begin, and this could be like previous Heat-Celtics and Heat-Bulls series where the number of games doesn't reflect the competitiveness. Closing it out in Brooklyn sounds about right....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Los playoffs de la temporada 2013-2014 de la NBA arrancan este fin de semana con un Heat de Miami en casa y descansado.
El Heat avanzó a la postemporada como segundo clasificado en la Conferencia del Este y en la primera ronda de la fase final...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The 2013-14 regular season will come to a close Wednesday.
With a record of 25-54, the Lakers stand in 25th place overall, which translates to sixth in the NBA's draft lottery standings.
On May 20, the league will randomly select the top-three picks...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:07 PM
A look at how the two series that start Tuesday night shape up.
1 San Antonio vs. 5 Portland
Key stat: Veteran guard Manu Ginobili played as if he were 28 again in San Antonio's first-round victory over Dallas, averaging 17.3 points and 4.5 assists in...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Are you ready for some football? Well, apparently, a lot of Americans are, so much so that they tuned in Thursday night in record-breaking numbers just to watch the NFL draft its latest crop of behemoth warriors.
If sports in general is king on TV these...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Como un chiquillo malcriado, acostumbrado a tenerlo todo sin que nada le cueste —juguetes, fiestas, ropas, viajes, comida— los seguidores del Heat de Miami han sido consentidos de tal manera por su adorado quinteto que solo la conquista de...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Ray Allen's three-point shot with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets, 96-94, on Wednesday night at Miami.
The Heat won the series, 4-1, and will face either...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:20 PM
56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20)
vs. 8. ATLANTA
38-44 (Home: 24-17; Road: 14-27)
Season series: Tied, 2-2.
Key stat: Even with its epic late-season slide, Indiana still ranked second in the league by giving up only 92.3 points per...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:50 PM
It took nearly the entire draft, but Michael Sam and the NFL finally made history.
The St. Louis Rams used the 249th pick in the seventh round to select Sam, who has officially become the league's first openly gay player.
Being picked by St. Louis...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:51 AM
In a departure from past years, the annual Orlando Pro Summer League will last seven days, and no team will play for more than three days in a row before it receives a rest day.
The summer league, which is hosted by the Orlando Magic, will run from July...