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  • James Carville, Magic Johnson, Mike Fratello, etc.

     
    Commenter "Neil Castiglione Palin Glauber Best," which I'm assuming is not his or her real name, wondered a couple of posts down whether I am aware of a sports media conference call for journalists that attracted zero callers. I am......
  • Magic Johnson believes Knicks are playoff contenders

     
    I participated in the ESPN/ABC call Monday with Magic Johnson, who will be joining the ABC studio crew effective Dec. 25 and who made a brief appearance in my Tuesday newspaper column. During the call he was asked for his......
  • Kenny Smith says TNT crew made Magic look good

     
    Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith had some interesting comments Monday when asked about Magic Johnson's switch from a part-time TNT studio analyst to a part-time ABC/ESPN studio analyst. They included a gentle shot at Magic and his failed 1998 talk......
  • 'MSG, NY' officially is no more in existing format

     
    You are forgiven if you didn't notice, because, after all, that was part of the problem in the first place, but "MSG, NY" as we have known it over the past two-plus years closed up shop Sunday on MSG. The......
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......
  • 'Last Comic Standing': NYC auditions continue

     
    Hey, folks ... I don't have a blow-by-blow of tonight's Last Comic Standing auditions, but I did want to bring this to your attention:Baltimore comedian Jason Weems made it to the next round -- and the promos for next week's......
  • Obama shoots hoops with NBA greats

     
    by Mike Memoli Talk about a "Dream Team." President Obama shot hoops Sunday with some NBA superstars, a combination late birthday present and a showcase for some wounded warriors and participants in the White House mentoring project. The guest list......
  • Knights are kings of Conference USA

    You can keep the Heisman. You can keep the Doak Walker, too. And you can keep every other national award, accolade, trophy and trinket. "We've got something better," UCF's record-breaking running back Kevin Smith said after running for 284 yards and...
  • Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene

    Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene
    The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts. While caught in the crossfire between Mis-DirecTV and Sports-Nyet LA, is there anything they haven't missed? Josh Beckett became...
  • National anthem can be a perilous fight for singers

    O say can you see, by the dawn's early light… That light painfully dawns on a screeching rock star attempting to recapture lost glory, a scruffy folk singer torturously immortalizing his mandolin, a hip quartet desperately trying to create a...
  • Old friends show up to praise new Lakers Coach Byron Scott

    Old friends show up to praise new Lakers Coach Byron Scott
    Byron Scott's first news conference as Lakers coach was so much like a class reunion it was natural for the guests of honor to call each other by their old nicknames. Jamaal Wilkes was "Silk." Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was "Cap." Magic Johnson, conspicuous...