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  • 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...
  • WQAM's Sid Rosenberg: Mavs win it all or I will ...

    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-...
  • Obama talks sports with ESPN's Bill Simmons [Videos]

    Obama talks sports with ESPN's Bill Simmons [Videos]
    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...
  • Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual

    Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual
    A bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...
  • Reviews: 'Dream Team,' 'Igniting the Flame' and evolving ideals

    Reviews: 'Dream Team,' 'Igniting the Flame' and evolving ideals
    -------------------- Dream Team How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever Jack McCallum Ballantine Books: 336pp., $28 * Igniting the Flame America's First...
  • 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...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the term 'upset' in sports derive from a horse named Upset defeating Man o' War?

     
    HORSE RACING LEGEND: The term "upset" to describe an underdog winning a sporting event was derived from a horse named Upset defeating the heavily favored Man o' War in 1919. STATUS: False. There are certain sports stories that are just......
  • Lakers Moments: Mychal Thompson is a strong competitor in a 'Showtime' era

     
    Take hold: Lakers forward Mychal Thompson pulls down a rebound in a game against Sacramento on Jan. 15, 1990. The addition of Thompson, acquired in a trade with San Antonio in February 1987, was critical to the Lakers' title hopes......
  • Lakers Moments: Bob McAdoo steps up as the big man

     
    Give me that: Lakers forward Bob McAdoo battles Celtics forward Larry Bird for a rebound in Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the Forum on June 5, 1985. McAdoo found success off the bench with the Lakers in the......
  • Orlando’s Doc Rivers, Tiger Woods on opposite ends of Studs and Duds (Vote)

     
    LeBron James, Tiger Woods, Kevin Durant, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose all vie for Studs and Duds...
  • Lakers Moments: It ain't over till it's over

     
    Winner, winner: Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal is overjoyed after his dunk off an alley-oop in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on June 4, 2000. After struggling to get past Sacramento in the first......