| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:39 PM
MIAMI — He wore relief on his face and the scent of a champion like a crown, his forever-combed hair and perfectly pressed white shirt soaked with champagne, the air about steaming of cigar.
"Like a 60-pound rock off your back,'' Heat President...
| Jun 14, 2013
Dee Rowe has known George Blaney longer than just about any of us. It must be a hundred years, the godfather of UConn athletics said, before settling on nearly 60. Rowe was coaching Worcester Academy back in those days and he used to play college freshmen...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Mike Thibault, always thoughtful, always prepared, almost always specific, quantified how many times he had thought about this game.
"Consciously? Four," Thibault said on the Friday night he returned to Mohegan Sun Arena for the first time since he was...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:05 PM
What had been softly whispered for months, almost as if saying it aloud might make a terrible thing come true, became sad and public knowledge Thursday.
Lakers owner Jerry Buss, not seen this season around his beloved team and for nearly a year removed...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Amid this third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals, and with increasingly punitive salary-cap and luxury-tax penalties about to kick in from the new collective-bargaining agreement, the question becomes how the Miami Heat will be able to sustain their...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:11 PM
He didn't do what Van Chancellor did four times. He didn't do what Bill Laimbeer did three times, Michael Cooper did twice or seven others did once.
"Mike Thibault has done everything we asked him," Sun CEO Mitchell Etess said, "except win a WNBA...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Earlier this season, when Kobe Bryant was in the middle of a mindless streak during which he played at least 40 minutes in 10 consecutive games, his coach could only laugh about it.
"I told him they'll put a statue of him at Staples [Center] but it...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
All the votes have been tallied, and we are now ready to reveal the Orlando Magic's most valuable player for the 2012-13 season.
No, it's not veteran point guard Jameer Nelson.
And it's not young power forward Tobias Harris.
It's not even up-and-...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:33 AM
Lakers' Jerry West, with a piece of tape "protecting" his broken nose, drives to the basket. Lakers' Elgin Baylor screens out unidentified Knickerbocker in game at the Sports Arena. West scored 38 points as the Lakers won 119-103....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Jim Ferguson spent two hours on the train Monday afternoon on his way up to Los Angeles from Oceanside for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center. But that's nothing compared to the time Ferguson, 64, has......
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] On Sunday, March 11, at 9pm ET, ESPN premieres the documentary The Announcement, a look back at the day in 1991 when NBA star Magic Johnson revealed to the...