| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shane Battier finds it humorous. That doesn't mean he also doesn't respect the challenge ahead.
But the notion of championship fatigue, one most recently offered by TNT analyst Steve Kerr amid his forecast of the Chicago Bulls coming out of the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The pandemonium in Perkasie did not reflect very well on the culture of professional basketball, which, unlike that of pro hockey, can be a little rowdy.
Borough officials decided to rent the community swimming pool for an Aug. 11 party billed as...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Baseball was very important to Penny Marshall in her baseball movie. Now, that might sound obvious, but if you’ve ever seen, I don’t know, "The Pride of the Yankees"’ or "The Babe Ruth Story,"’ then you know how stupid baseball can...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:33 PM
From the moment they posed and postured on stage on that July evening in 2010, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh stood as the focus.
Never has that been more apparent than this offseason, especially now that the Miami Heat's financial...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Berlin loses to Pa. but earns semifinal berth
The Berlin All-Stars lost their second straight game in the Little League World Series Mid-Atlantic Region, falling Tuesday to Lionville (Pa.), 2-0, in Bristol, Conn., but still advanced...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs ended their seasons shaking their heads as they exited AmericanAirlines Arena.
Had Roy Hibbert not been pulled at the end of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Pacers might never have been...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| May 9, 2012
| 8:28 PM
One of the best NBA analysts in recent memory keeps saying things that convince me the Bulls have gotten inside the heads of the 76ers.
His name is Doug Collins.
The more the 76ers coach with the gift of gab talks, the less I believe his team can...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The NBA bills the NBA Development League as its “official minor league,” a place where young players can gain some experience and veteran players coming off injuries can play a few games to get back into basketball shape.
For many NBA teams,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Two freshmen entered the University of Florida at the same time back in 2007.
One was a football recruit; the other on the basketball team.
They knew each other and were even friends.
The football player is now getting all the attention for all...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Summer school tends to be a relaxed operation in the NBA.
It is why Erik Spoelstra can sit at the scorers' table while assistant Dan Craig coaches the prospects who are renting Miami Heat practice jerseys.
Monday, among the players who took...