| Apr 15, 2008
Carmelo Anthony has it all. Baltimore's most high-profile representative in the NBA has the riches and fame every kid on the streets of this or any city could hope for.
All season his team, the Denver Nuggets, has been in a scratch-and-claw battle to get...
| Sep 3, 2005
Carmelo Anthony comes back to Baltimore this summer with a purpose, ready and eager to put it into action. "I'm really trying to be the man in this city," he said.
Anthony is much more so now, as he returns to his hometown for a major kickoff event for...
| Aug 7, 2008
Just off Interstate 83, the light turns red, and a couple of kids pounce, running a squeegee over nearby windshields and holding an open palm to windows.
Stopped at the light, Carmelo Anthony is riding shotgun in a Rolls-Royce Phantom. It's silver, sleek...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:30 AM
The Bulls finally had their full roster for Sunday’s game against the Knicks in New York. Fat lot of good it did them.
Their offense looked worse than ever and their help defense was a joke. I mean, by the end of the first quarter, I wanted to stop...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:18 AM
There’s no denying Romeo Santos can sing bachata, but the lead singer of Aventura, the self-proclaimed “Kings of Bachata,” claims dancing it is another story.
“I’m not a dancer,” Santos told me at the Park Hyatt...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Memphis was the only official recruiting visit Paxton Lynch took. Yet the Deltona Trinity Christian quarterback toured every emotional avenue the buildup to National Signing Day can bring.
He went from the disappointment of an August injury that cut...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Kobe Bryant called NBA Commissioner David Stern's idea of a 23-and-younger age limit for Team USA in future Olympics "stupid."
Only Kobe might be able to get away with using the word "stupid" and his boss in the same sentence.
Stern threw out the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:26 PM
David Stern owes Jeremy Lin. Same goes for Mike D’Antoni. The Knicks point guard is saving the NBA Commissioner’s season and his coach’s job.
Lin might be doing it only for the moment, but man, what a moment.
It’s not just that...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 8:28 PM
What do you get when you combine the rural good ol' boy roots of NASCAR's Daytona 500 with Dwight, LeBron, Kobe and the greatest basketball players on the planet?
Brace yourself, Orlando
Brace yourself, Daytona Beach.
Today is the culmination of "Y'...
| Aug 2, 2012
When Mike Krzyzewski visited Hampton in April, recruiting for Duke at the Boo Williams Nike event, we spoke briefly about the United States national team he was set to coach for a second consecutive Olympics. Center Dwight Howard was sidelined with a back...
| May 27, 2012
Troy Williams' transfer from Phoebus High, the hometown school where his Aunt Terri and Uncle Boo excelled, to Oak Hill Academy was more than a basketball decision.
Of course, Oak Hill's renowned team is the foremost reason. Were Williams a scholarship...