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  • Beach volleyball event in Long Beach aims to broaden sport's appeal

    Beach volleyball event in Long Beach aims to broaden sport's appeal
    At the Summer Olympics, spectators seem drawn to the beach volleyball courts. Outside of the Games, fans seem to find other ways to spend their time. That's the problem the sport has in this country. But, the situation isn't hopeless and enthusiasts...
  • Who leads the sports pack after the NFL?

     Who leads the sports pack after the NFL?
    OK, what do we talk about now? Uh, how 'bout them Jags? No, nevermind, but the truth is that our national infatuation with soccer and its World Cup quietly died when the United States was eliminated. Wait! Put down those tweets, soccer fans. It...
  • Steinberg: With free agency underway - what is the Lakers' plan?

    They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on. Jerry West,...
  • ASK IRA: Was LeBron's move about more than going home?

    ASK IRA: Was LeBron's move about more than going home?
    Q: The thing I don't understand is the concept of going home. Earvin Magic Johnson grew up in Michigan and played his professional career in Los Angeles; Larry Bird, raised in Indiana and played in Boston; Michael Jordan was from North Carolina and played...
  • World Cup hits sweet spot in changing Orlando, U.S.

    World Cup hits sweet spot in changing Orlando, U.S.
    The World Cup remains red-hot as a global phenomenon, but in Orlando reaction to this year's soccer tournament reveals a changing culture and a booming audience bolstered by nationalism, technology and the sport's personalities. Shawn Bartelt has...
  • Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots

    Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots
    The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
  • Spurs' Tim Duncan, a win away from fifth title, isn't talking end game

    Spurs' Tim Duncan, a win away from fifth title, isn't talking end game
    After the San Antonio Spurs swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2007 Finals, Tim Duncan stopped to console LeBron James in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena. Duncan placed a hand on his vanquished counterpart's shoulder and delivered what began as a...
  • Sterling's race case is a tawdry novel, or a movie of our age

     Sterling's race case is a tawdry novel, or a movie of our age
    An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Doc to Air on HBO

    HBO Sports and Mandalay Sports Media, in association with Iconomy Multi-Media & Entertainment, are developing a documentary about basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Variety has learned. Directed by Ron Yassen, produced by Deborah Morales and...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    While the Lakers didn't seem to make any progress toward selecting a new head coach last week, the team held a sizable pre-draft workout Wednesday. The team brought in 12 prospects to audition in El Segundo, including Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart,...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar picks the Spurs to win NBA Finals over Miami

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar picks the Spurs to win NBA Finals over Miami
    On Wednesday, Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar picked the San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Finals. "I think San Antonio should have the edge because they should be hungrier," said Abdul-Jabbar on SiriusXM NBA Radio. "They would have won it last...