| Apr 19, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Disappointment found Chris Paul long before those early NBA playoff exits.
He was so worked up in his first game as a varsity high school point guard after two years on the junior varsity that he cried after his team lost its opener.
"I've had guys...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 4:45 PM
I found Bill Shaikin's brief piece on Magic Johnson's company-line take on the cable television squabble to be interesting. As one who does not subscribe to Time Warner Cable, I was encouraged by his telling us that there are meetings in progress and work...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:04 AM
A week before the February city election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood alongside Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his billionaire business partner to announce their $10 million donation for a summer jobs program in the city's toughest neighborhoods.
| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:16 PM
As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 6:43 PM
I just can't see how San Diego starting pitcher Andrew Cashner didn't pitch around Adrian Gonzalez instead of allowing him a third straight home run in three at-bats. I just can't see it. Thanks, Time Warner Cable.
| Mar 7, 2015
| 7:01 PM
How many times in life do we get a chance to be there in person to witness history? To see a country being born, a movement being started, a new frontier being discovered?
Unfortunately, there weren't any fan-filled bleachers there when Neil Armstrong...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 12:36 PM
The Lakers got a tremendous performance from rookie guard Jordan Clarkson on Monday night in Philadelphia, but a relatively high volume of fans were left devastated by the Lakers' 113-111 win over the 76ers.
The cause of consternation? The Lakers...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 10:57 PM
Mark Madsen knows a few things about life.
Dancing wouldn't be one of them. But rebounding delights him to no end.
The Lakers assistant coach lights up when asked about Jordan Clarkson's penchant to grab quite a few boards for a point guard. The...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:47 PM
Shaquille O'Neal and Stan Van Gundy had a rocky relationship when Van Gundy coached O'Neal with the Miami Heat.
But Van Gundy left no doubt that he thinks Shaq belongs in the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame.
"I think it's fitting that they're honoring him,...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James are among the best players to ever shoot a basketball. But before they were record-setting NBA giants, they were all players in the McDonald’s All American Games. The games...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Note to DePaul fans: With your basketball program mired in mediocrity and the school searching yet again for a coach to turn it all around, it might be encouraging to remember the glory days. Then again, it might only cause more frustration.