| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Observations from Sunday night's 94-93 victory over the Charlotte Hornets at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- At the finish, survival. Nothing more. But more than enough.
-- And you take it, gladly. And move on.
-- Ah, the Rio-coaster.
-- Because it can...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The Miami Heat can finally feel good about themselves after a home game.
The Heat ended a three-game losing streak at AmericanAirlines Arena with a 94-93 victory Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets. They narrowly escaped after Hornets guard Kemba...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Less than two weeks ago, the Raptors went into Cleveland and rallied from an early 18-point deficit to win by 17 points, causing LeBron James to call the Cavaliers “a very fragile team.”
It hasn't taken long for Cleveland to toughen up....
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Drop 106 points against anybody, and the individual offensive numbers are going to jump off the page when awards are decided.
Amida Brimah, who scored 40 points Sunday in UConn's 106-85 win over Coppin State, was named the American Athletic Conference...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
UConn and Duke have played nine times. It began 50 years ago as a mismatch of basketball bluebloods vs. blue collar. Over the decades, things changed, the court leveled and scrappy UConn teams began winning their share.
They don't play often enough to...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mike Krzyzewski said that UConn played like the championship program it is. What the Huskies didn't play like on this Thursday night in the Meadowlands was like a championship team.
"It was a fight," Coach K said after Duke...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:25 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Magic certainly don't have a LeBron James. And as they witnessed at Time Warner Cable Arena, they don't have a Kemba Walker, either.
To win games, the Magic must usually take up a collection, which is what they did Saturday...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:37 PM
MIAMI — Second-year pro Victor Oladipo and rookie Elfrid Payton plan on growing together as the Magic's starting backcourt. They are forming a tight bond. Just just don't expect Oladipo to grow out his hair like the wild mess sitting atop Payton's...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 7:31 AM
The reality facing the Magic on the court is much different than the reality facing them in the Eastern Conference standings.
The standings say they are not out of the playoff race, considering the East is so lousy and forgiving. They simply can’t...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points and the Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-86, on Wednesday night at Atlanta to continue their strong play against Western Conference teams.
The Hawks, who have won six straight overall, have a nine-game winning streak...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Robert Mueller, the former FBI director looking into how the NFL handled the Ray Rice domestic abuse incident, says the league should have been more aggressive in its investigation before initially punishing Rice. There's a revelation. But he also found...