| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:48 AM
I figured out what I hate about the NBA’s legendary trash-talking:
I can’t hear it.
That’s what the NBA ought to televise. That’s where they ought to train their parabolic microphones, right there on Nate Robinson and Brandon...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
What do you get someone who, with six NBA championships, five most valuable player awards, 14 All-Star selections, 10 scoring titles and multiple millions of dollars, seemingly has it all?
Well, in the case of Michael Jordan's 50th birthday, memories...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 1:30 PM
President Obama says he had "Linsanity" before Linsanity was cool.
"I knew about Jeremy before you did, or everybody else did," Obama said in an interview with ESPN's Bill Simmons for his new site, Grantland. "I've been on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon for...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:02 AM
You’ll hear plenty of jokes and quips about Jamie Moyer’s age in the coming days, after the Orioles agreed to a minor-league deal with the 49-year-old lefty yesterday.
To get you started, here are a few nuggets to consider about the oldest...
| May 27, 2011
| 10:03 AM
I find that people in Miami are just as quick to compliment my tee-shirt collection as they are my daily talk show. Between "Neil's" in Boca Raton and "The7Line" and "NoMas" up in New York, I have put together quite a collection of authentic team tee-...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:01 AM
Now we're talking about the best of the best.
We're ranking the NBA's top 10 players at each position over five weeks.
This week, we're on power forwards.
These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't measure players' potential...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The disappointment was acute. Now, the determination is strong.
Ricardo Ratliffe, the former Kecoughtan High star and the 2009-10 national junior college player of the year, led the nation by making 69 percent of his shots as a senior this season at...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Believe it or not, we're already at the halfway point of the Peninsula District basketball season. Didn't Phoebus just dust off another football championship a few days ago?
The boys' standings are jumbled with five teams at 6-3 or better. Which means...