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  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's former home lists for sale in Hawaii

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's former home lists for sale in Hawaii
    A Hawaiian retreat built for Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has come to market at $5.9 million. The legendary basketball center commissioned Gus Duffy to design a small island getaway on the property above Secret Beach in Kilauea. The original home,...
  • TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling

     TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling
    "A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men." That famous line was written by Stephen King, the renowned author of twisted horror novels. However, it is a passage much more befitting of modern American sports writing, where the plot line too often...
  • The new, tiresome culture of outrage

    There's a scene in "A Piece of Work," the 2010 documentary about comedian Joan Rivers, who died last week, in which she shoots down a heckler while performing in a casino in northern Wisconsin. In so doing, she effectively explains the purpose of humor in...
  • Jerry West agrees to two-year extension with Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. Warriors executive board member Jerry West has agreed to a two-year extension with the team through the 2016-2017 season, an NBA source confirmed to the Mercury News on Wednesday. West had one year remaining on his original deal with...
  • Men behaving badly

    Men behaving badly
    Again the sports world is rattled by men behaving badly, but this time with a twist: NFL player Ray Rice tried to stay when he should have gone, while NBA team owner Bruce Levenson left despite good reasons for him to stick around. The only good thing...
  • From Atlanta Hawks GM's remark to disclosure of Bruce Levenson email

    The end of Bruce Levenson's tenure as controlling owner of the Atlanta Hawks was triggered by a remark made by team General Manager Danny Ferry that touched off an internal investigation. Ferry said free-agent target Luol Deng had "some African in him"...
  • Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool

    Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool
       There is, of course, no autonomy when Pat Riley sits in the double-wide office at the end of the hallway, the one with the water views hard by Biscayne Bay. But there is a bit of equity that can be built after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals....
  • ASK IRA: Will Heat take new direction with new Spoelstra assistants?

    ASK IRA: Will Heat take new direction with new Spoelstra assistants?
    Q: Do the Heat's coaching reassignments and Keith Smart potentially joining the team mean that Erik Spoelstra is finally outgrowing Pat Riley and finding his own way? -- Anthony. A: I think Erik has already found his own way. I also think, to a degree,...
  • ASK IRA: Is Wade still capable of setting a defensive example?

    ASK IRA: Is Wade still capable of setting a defensive example?
    Q: I know Leandro Barbosa and Jordan Crawford, if the Heat sign one or both, are capable of providing good offense in short bursts, but who is going to play better defense? -- Bryan, Mountain View, Calif. A: In the absence of a rim protector other...
  • Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time

    Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time
    Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle. Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
  • Luc Robitaille to be seventh L.A. sports icon honored with statue

    Luc Robitaille to be seventh L.A. sports icon honored with statue
    Hockey Hall of Famer left wing Luc Robitaille of the Kings will become the seventh Los Angeles sports icon to be honored with a statue in Star Plaza at Staples Center. Robitaille will have his statue unveiled on March 7 before a Kings-Pittsburgh game as...