| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Welp, that's now two consecutive games in which Blake Griffin has made two critical free throws with the game on the line to give his team the win.
Griffin was sent to the line with the Clippers leading by one point, 112-111, over the Lakers and only...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:24 PM
It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing.
Especially when he zips and whips around them in another Clippers victory, jamming the latest needle in the side of a fan base that still blames David Stern.
With the Lakers so low...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Jeanie Buss had a very clear take on players unwilling to join the Lakers because they fear Kobe Bryant.
"Any free agent that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is probably a loser," said Buss on Thursday to ESPN's "SportsCenter."
"I'm glad they...
| Sep 27, 2014
New Jersey is heading to federal court next month in a bid to allow its struggling casinos and racetracks to offer betting on sports events.
States have broad powers to sanction and regulate most kinds of gambling, but a federal law passed in 1992...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The NBA’s announcement Tuesday that the Clippers were sold to former Microsoft billionaire Steve Ballmer ends Donald Sterling’s 33 years as the team’s owner. Assuming no legal challenge reverses the sale, it brings to a close one of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Somehow, Donald Sterling was even more combative on Wednesday than he was on Tuesday.
In the third day of a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court that could determine whether he remains owner of the Clippers, Sterling railed against the NBA, his wife...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:02 PM
LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, where fans burned jerseys after his 2010 exit and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert called the Akron, Ohio-native’s signing with the Miami Heat a “cowardly betrayal.” James made the announcement in a...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I've never played soccer, I'm not a dedicated fan and I'm strictly a layman in my understanding of the game. However, Tim Howard's performance against Belgium ranks as one of the greatest solo feats I've ever witnessed in team sports, alongside Kellen...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The Lakers officially waved goodbye to two free agents Saturday — one they hoped to get, the other they hoped to keep.
Carmelo Anthony was very close to returning to New York, Pau Gasol elected to move to Chicago, and the Lakers were bystanders....
| 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,"...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:44 PM
SPRINGFIELD – Theresa Grentz, then Theresa Shank, was all set to attend Mount St. Mary's College in Maryland on an academic scholarship following high school. She was going to be a teacher.
But on March 15 of her senior year in high school, her...