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  • AT&T spots driving NCAA tournament viewers nuts

    AT&T spots driving NCAA tournament viewers nuts
    The AT&T commercials with theĀ little kids gathered around the classroom table answering questions ("Is it better to be bigger or smaller?") from the smarmy focus group leader? They were cute the first time around. Maybe the first 10 times around....
  • Steinberg: What was Stern's legacy?

    David Stern, the NBA commissioner has wielded unquestioned power over his sport in a way rarely seen over the last 30 years. He will retire in February of 2014, handing power over to his longtime deputy, Adam Silver. It is unlikely that any...
  • UNIFORM NUMBERS: Why The Husky Players Chose To Wear A Certain One

    What's in a number? Well, apparently it depends on what number and how attached a player has become to wearing it during their careers. When Renee Montgomery played for the UConn women she wore No. 20 and then put it on again when the WNBA's Minnesota...
  • Larry Bird statue to be built on Indiana State campus

    Larry Bird statue to be built on Indiana State campus
    Plans to honor Hoosier basketball legend Larry Bird are underway. A statue of Bird will be built on the campus of Indiana State. Artist Bill Wolfe created a statue in 2004 and is now working on the 15 foot tall statue that will be dedicated in the...
  • TNT’s Charles Barkley thinks Otis Smith getting unfair shake, Shaq disagrees

     
    In summary, TNT's Charles Barkley thinks Magic GM Otis Smith isn't getting enough credit for his attempts to keep Dwight Howard while Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith believe the Otis Smith hasn't done enough to keep Howard involved in trade talks....
  • Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment

    Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment
    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...
  • Putting Jamie Moyer's age in perspective

    Putting Jamie Moyer's age in perspective
    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...
  • Pacers draft pick Stephenson arrested in New York City

    Pacers draft pick Stephenson arrested in New York City
    Details are still coming out regarding a potentially troubling situation regarding rookie point guard Lance Stephenson. According to authorities, Stephenson was involved in an altercation with a 21-year old female early Sunday morning. Stephenson was...
  • Report: Larry Bird to step down as president of Indiana Pacers

    Report: Larry Bird to step down as president of Indiana Pacers
    After being named the NBA Executive of the Year this season, Larry Bird will reportedly step down as president of the Indiana Pacers. Bird took over as president of the team in 2008 and helped transform it into a contender in the East. The Pacers made...
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP

    Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP
    On the eve of Chicago Bulls training camp, Derrick Rose famously and rhetorically asked why he couldn't be the NBA's most valuable player. Rose, the Bulls' third-year superstar guard, got his answer Monday: He can. At 22 years, 7 months, Rose, according...
  • Michael Jordan laughs at Kobe's claim of outdoing the Dream Team

    Michael Jordan laughs at Kobe's claim of outdoing the Dream Team
    Michael Jordan sharply disagreed with Kobe Bryant's claim that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the 1992 Dream Team. "For him to compare those two teams is not one of the smarter things he ever could have done," Jordan told the...