| May 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
MIAMI—Lance Stephenson expected he’d get special treatment from Heat fans on Friday night.
And it didn’t take long for the Indiana Pacers guard to hear plenty of jeering when he stepped on the court for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The Indiana Pacers plan to bring back head coach Frank Vogel next season, according to Yahoo Sports.
The Pacers went 56-26 in the regular season and reached the Eastern Conference finals as the No. 1 seed. However, they were eliminated Friday by the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
There was only the slightest hint of musculature in LeBron James' arms when Tim Duncan carried the San Antonio Spurs to their first NBA title.
The moment was so long ago that Duncan used a hand-held camcorder to document the celebration. James, watching...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Mexico v. Cameroon, Friday 9 a.m.
Cameroon’s national team, friends assure me, is more or less the Boston Celtics of African soccer, with Samuel Eto’o as its aging Larry Bird. The team has over the years gone on mini-strikes until they...
| Jun 18, 2014
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Hours before facing the Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Indiana Pacers wanted to focus on game preparations and how to avoid making the same mistakes that allowed Miami to rally back from a 15-point deficit on Saturday night.
| May 19, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Her broken ankle. His aching heart. Marques Johnson's ruptured disk. Bill Walton's bum foot. Whatever the affliction, Donald and Shelly Sterling have long favored one particular cure: a lawsuit.
Over the last four decades, the billionaire couple have...
| Mar 7, 2014
The basketball courts that I grew up playing on were barebones: netless rims, blacktop asphalt that burbled in summertime, a chain-link fence that hugged the baseline like an extra defender. That didn't matter to me; Riverside Park was a sanctuary.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:50 AM
V. Stiviano's Instagram feed is full of bling — designer handbags, the interior of a Bentley, glamour shots of herself.
But on Sunday morning, she was uncharacteristically shy, hiding behind the door of her $1.8-million Spanish-style duplex near...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:26 PM
WICHITA, Kan. -- The chant started when Ron Baker walked toward the Wichita State bench for the final time, and reached a crescendo when he popped the front of his jersey — No. 31.
As in, 31-0. A perfect regular season.