| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:47 PM
There's a moment in "Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting," the terrific new show at the Lookingglass Theatre, when the caller of the 1947 meeting, Branch Rickey, president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, throws a crumpled shirt into the arms of Jackie...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Florida State and coach Leonard Hamilton are poised to join select company, North Carolina is adjusting to a season-ending injury, and North Carolina State's Scott Wood can't miss — at least from the foul line.
Those are among the subplots as ACC...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:54 PM
Celia Duran comes from a hard-working family.
Duran enjoys talking about her mother, father and brother. Then again, there isn't much Duran won't talk about.
She is candid and smiles often. A 20-minute interview quickly turns into nearly an hour with...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Livin' la vida loca...at William McKinley High.
At first, I'd considered putting my Spanish minor and that fall semester in Spain to good use and write this recap in Spanish. But then I reconsidered because I couldn't get the accent marks and tildes to...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:58 PM
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Knicks and Pacers
Look for the Knicks, America's (and Asia's) Team, to be the biggest disappointment.
There's two problems: 1) You play with only one basketball, meaning 'Melo, Amare and J.R. Smith...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:11 AM
NBA 2K12 X360, PS3, PC, PSP, Wii, PS2/$19.99-$59.99/Oct. 4
Never content with sticking to the status quo, 2K Sports is attempting to jam more content and competition into its already successful NBA 2K franchise. The same jaw-dropping graphics, smooth-as-...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:37 AM
For a moment, let’s take as gospel the ESPN.com report that NBA Commissioner David Stern plans to threaten players with the cancellation of the entire 2011-12 season if the sides haven’t made major progress toward a deal by the end of the...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Give Joe Labon a vehicle — a Ferrari or a Mercedes-Benz passenger van or even an old Chevy Caprice — and he'll find a way to soup it up, trick it out or simply make it more fun to drive.
He loves cars. Always has. When he was 15 years old,...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 12:00 PM
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...