| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics.
Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Kentucky forward Julius Randle has declared for the NBA draft.
"I've been blessed and fortunate to be put in a position to have to have decisions. A big decision for me is whether to declare for the NBA draft or not," Randle said in a press conference...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Arizona Wildcats (No. 1 seed) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament Thursday with a hard-fought 70-64 win over the San Diego State Aztecs (No. 4).
Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon finished with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting with six rebounds...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:16 AM
At 22-45, the Lakers are in position to have a top-10 pick in June's NBA draft.
A number of first-round prospects can be found in the NCAA tournament, which started this week.
Thursday's games didn't feature many top prospects, but Tyler Ennis of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
More top prospects fell on Sunday, as the NCAA tournament wrapped up the first weekend of play.
The Kansas Jayhawks were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal, 60-57, knocking freshmen Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid out of the tournament.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Lakers lost their 50th game of the season on Wednesday night, falling 107-102 to the Sacramento Kings (27-48).
Given the Lakers (25-50) have been long eliminated from the playoffs, the worse they do in the standings, the higher their position in the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The Lakers climbed to 26 wins on Monday night, defeating the Utah Jazz, 119-104, behind a big night from Nick Young.
In beating the Jazz, the Lakers lost the chance to finish the season tied with Utah at 25 wins. The Jazz (24-57) have the fourth-worst...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Power forward Julius Randle made a strong impression Friday night, helping the No. 8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats get past the No. 4-seeded Louisville Cardinals to advance to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight.
Along with forward Aaron Gordon of top-seeded...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Heading into a two-game stretch on consecutive nights on the road against the defense-minded Indiana Pacers (42-13) and Memphis Grizzlies (31-24), the Lakers (19-37) are more likely to fall to 39 losses before they hit 20 wins.
The Lakers are now...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The seedings for the NCAA West Regional matchup were close.
The game? Not so much.
No. 8-seeded Gonzaga defeated No. 9-seeded Oklahoma State 85-77 on Friday.
Gonzaga (31-4) was led by guard Kevin Pangos' 26 points, with 12 coming at the free-throw...