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  • Would LeBron James make your NBA Mt. Rushmore? [Poll]

    Would LeBron James make your NBA Mt. Rushmore? [Poll]
    After LeBron James hit a game-winning shot Wednesday to lead his Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, Warriors guard Mark Jackson was effusive in his praise of James, saying he will go down as one of the greatest ever. Earlier in the week, James...
  • Wichita State (31-0) continues to do a number on opponents

    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. “Undefeated!”...
  • You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"

    You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"
    It's hard to pinpoint just when it began. Was it Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson in 1979? Was it Michael Jordan's late jumper beating Georgetown for North Carolina in 1982? Was it N.C. State stunning Houston at the buzzer in 1983 and Jimmy Valvano...
  • During March Madness, fans seek a Cinderella story

    Most college fans would be hard-pressed to tell you anything about the Eastern Kentucky basketball team. The school from just south of Lexington has no All-Americans on its roster. The coach isn't famous and the fight song isn't particularly catchy....
  • The greatest one-on-one sports rivalries

    The greatest one-on-one sports rivalries
    Like many storied rivalries from the past, the careers of Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will be forever linked. Although Brady is 10-4 in games against Manning’s teams — Indianapolis and Denver — since the 2004 playoffs they have...
  • Lebron sigue siendo el 'rey'; Durant aún no ha ganado un título

    Lebron sigue siendo el 'rey'; Durant aún no ha ganado un título
    Desde hace varios años — y probablemente en lo que resta de esta década — los nombres de LeBron James y Kevin Durant estarán unidos en interminables debates y conversaciones sobre quién es el mejor jugador en la NBA. James, el cuatro veces...
  • David Stern, a real league leader

    Commissioner is a title far too limiting for David Stern. He has been part comedian, part dictator, part visionary, part man on a mission, and there's nothing Ron Artest's fists, Gilbert Arenas' guns or Allen Iverson's wardrobe could possibly do to stop...
  • East pulls out all the stops to beat West, 163-155, in All-Star game

    NEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke. Well, maybe a chuckle is in order. The East wasn't exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that featured a record 318 points and zero blocked shots, but it did manage to stop the...
  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
  • Jacque Vaughn and Kevin McHale reflect on David Stern's legacy

    Jacque Vaughn and Kevin McHale reflect on David Stern's legacy
    Jacque Vaughn doesn’t know NBA Commissioner David Stern well, but Vaughn can offer an assessment of Stern’s legacy now that Stern has announced he will retire in early 2014. “I think he’s leaving the game in great hands, which is...
  • 50 memories of Michael Jordan

    50 memories of Michael Jordan
    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...