| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Juan Uribe batted fifth for the Dodgers on Saturday, one spot in front of two-time All-Star Andre Ethier. Uribe was starting for the 45th time, which was already three more times than he started all of last season.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the NBA's so-called amnesty provision Thursday, a cost-cutting move that could save them about $15 million in luxury taxes.
When Dwight Howard bolted for Houston last week as a free agent, it ensured a roster spot...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:21 PM
It was a battle between two of baseball's biggest mystiques, and royalty was everywhere.
The New York Yankees descended upon Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night for a game that had Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter bouncing around behind the batting cage like the...
| May 26, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Dwight Howard was adamant that his free-agent decision will be about personal happiness.
Happiness is a subjective term. When Howard chooses a team this summer, he may not favor the team capable of paying him the most money.
The Lakers can offer...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was one of the key advisors who helped Dwight Howard decide to sign with the Houston Rockets.
That's what Dwight Howard told reporters in Houston what Stan confirmed to Open Mike.
From Dwight, courtesy of the Houston...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Where is that old Gators arrogance and cockiness that used to be on display whenever the University of Florida played a huge football game? I've talked to a lot of Gators fans this week and the general vibe I'm...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
HOUSTON — Dwight Howard knows what people think.
In Central Florida, many people who once adored him now regard him as a villain because he forced the Orlando Magic to trade him in 2012. In Southern California, many call him a "coward" because...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dwight Howard made the right call going to the Houston Rockets.
This is not necessarily a compliment.
Houston is the perfect place to enable Howard’s deficiencies - lack of leadership and accountability, coupled with an ego that needs constant...
| 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 13, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Dwight Howard's deciding factor to join the Houston Rockets instead of return to the Los Angeles Lakers came down to new teammate Chandler Parsons.
Yep, the 6-foot-9 sharpshooter was relentless in requesting that the All-Star center and former defensive...