| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker?
Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins?
Considering that the often-baffling Cleveland Cavaliers have the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, neither of the consensus top two players may hear his name called first....
| 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,"...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:31 PM
NBA Commissioner David Stern congratulates Dwight Howard of Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy after he was drafted first overall by the Orlando Magic in the NBA draft on June 24, 2004.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Is the hypocritical blame train full yet on this messy Don Sterling racist controversy?
David Stern? Check. Fellow owners in the NBA? Yes, sir. NAACP? Yep. An A-list of NBA superstars, including Michael Jordan and LeBron James? Sure thing. Every Los...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:30 AM
When you read about this nation's past, it is quite obvious what the phrase "right side of history" means. We know, for example, that abolitionists, women's rights organizers and civil rights activists were on the right side of history. And quite often we...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.
I'm looking at you, NBA.
The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight?
After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Adam Silver did the right thing.
The NBA Commissioner did the only thing he could do with racist Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Silver banned Sterling for life for bigoted comments caught on tape.
Sterling cannot attend games, cannot walk into...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Adam Silver spoke with authority, boldness and precision. When the NBA commissioner made the first major decision of his tenure, banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, Silver spoke as if he had been groomed for the job for some time.
| May 1, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Donald Sterling's statements left fellow NBA owners cringing. He didn't deny what surfaced on an audio recording — words the wealthy owners were sure had cast a bad light on all of professional basketball. One NBA insider predicted the Clippers...