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  • Riley: The Winner Within now with everything

    Riley: The Winner Within now with everything
    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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: George Blaney A New England Treasure

    Jeff Jacobs: George Blaney A New England Treasure
    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...
  • Sun Didn't Impress, In Many Ways, For Mike Thibault's Return

    Sun Didn't Impress, In Many Ways, For Mike Thibault's Return
    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...
  • Current Lakers owe better than this to brilliant owner Jerry Buss

    Current Lakers owe better than this to brilliant owner Jerry Buss
    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...
  • Cheap labor key to Heat's future

    Cheap labor key to Heat's future
      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...
  • Thibault Did Almost Everything For Sun

    Thibault Did Almost Everything For Sun
    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...
  • Lakers weren't strong enough to protect Kobe Bryant from himself

    Lakers weren't strong enough to protect Kobe Bryant from himself
    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...
  • Magic MVP is versatile, unselfish and unpredictable

    Magic MVP is versatile, unselfish and unpredictable
    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-...
  • West sparks Lakers despite broken nose

     
    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....
  • For Kings fans, it's been a long -- really long -- wait for Cup

     
    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......
  • “The Announcement” Magic Johnson documentary Sunday on ESPN

     
    [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...