| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Whew, NBA players got what they wanted — a really, really long All-Star break.
Tweeted Oklahoma City star/jokester Kevin Durant: "think during this @NBAAllStar break I'm going to get my law degree."
There might not be quite enough time for that....
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Magic shooting guard Willie Green's college summer job was at a steel plant in Detroit owned by former Pistons great Dave Bing.
Green, born in the Motor City, had just started playing at the University of Detroit-Mercy at the time.
"My jobs at Bing...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:32 PM
The distinction between what coaches say and what they mean has long involved a considerable chasm, unless that coach is Gregg Popovich.
So, for what it's worth, consider the words of Hornets coach Steve Clifford before Wednesday's game against the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:37 PM
Pro soccer is not arriving here with the notion of lowering expectations as any cautious expansion team would.
"Making the playoffs — that's our goal this season," said Orlando City Lions president Phil Rawlins.
Don't recall the Magic going...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:41 PM
It's CCS: Conference Championship Sunday. Or another way of looking at it is that this is the penultimate chapter in the NFL's "Game of Thrones."
And each of these surviving four armies is led by its own Prince Charming, but which will be crowned king?...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Trade winds have been blowing in the NBA for some time this season.
Magic GM Rob Hennigan is no stranger to making deals. The Magic could use a rim-protecting power forward (who couldn't?) and a go-to wing (Andrew Wiggins, we never knew ye).
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Once upon a time in the NBA, when big-city basketball was all the rage, the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks were ever-present on the league marquee.
Their combined record this season is 43-114.
When the Celtics, Lakers and...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Talk about your big breakthroughs.
There's Einstein's theory of relativity, Richard Petty inventing the wheel, the smallpox vacine and the NFL RedZone channel.
Here's another monumental breakthrough: The Magic have suddenly become an entertaining...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:26 PM
The divorce took place three years ago and still the two parties are struggling to find happiness and normalcy in the aftermath of the breakup.
Remember "Every Breath You Take" – the old song by the Police?
"Since you've gone I've been lost...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:12 PM
No one expected the Orlando Magic to become a force and dunk on an unsuspecting NBA the way Nik Vucevic did against Pau Gasol.
Vooch's Incredible Hulk act in Monday's win at Chicago, though, reminds frustrated fans that this team should be capable of...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:49 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Because Danica Patrick seems to crash anytime Denny Hamlin (or anyone else, for that matter) gets close to her, I think NASCAR needs to begin work immediately on some form of high-tech force-field technology....