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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Looking ahead in the NBA

    CLIPPERS AT LAKERS: Thursday at 7:30 p.m. TV: TNT. The Lakers' championship banners and retired jerseys will be on display again when the Staples Center inhabitants meet, about the only reminders of the team's glory days amid a lost season. The...
  • Planned Reagan sculpture strides toward the land of myth-making

    Planned Reagan sculpture strides toward the land of myth-making
    The little town of Dixon, Ill., has two claims to fame. First, it’s the self-proclaimed Petunia Capital of Illinois. And second, it’s the boyhood home of Ronald Reagan, 40th president of the United States. Presidents (and petunias) are no...
  • 'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley

    'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley
    The diva guard is orchestrating coaching changes. The boss man is an inveterate womanizer, as is most of the team, except for the committed virgin they just signed, who firmly believes sex shouldn't take place till marriage. This a dynasty or a soap...
  • 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...
  • HBO Sports producing documentary on life of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Lakers Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be the subject of a new HBO documentary scheduled to be aired in early 2015. HBO Sports, partnering with Mandalay Sports Media and Iconomy Multi-Media & Entertainment, says it has already begun...
  • Follow the ball through 'Wooden: A Coach's Life' biography

    In July 2009, a year before his death at age 99, John Wooden was named by the Sporting News as the top coach in the history of American sports. Not many argued with the selection. Over his 29-year career he won 664 of 826 games for a winning percentage of...
  • Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition

    Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition
    Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987. Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
  • Michael Jordan's 50 most memorable points

    Michael Jordan's 50 most memorable points
    Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50. 2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...