| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:26 PM
OAKLAND — If the Lakers really need 45 or 46 victories to reach the playoffs, they better hurry up and win.
Those are the magic numbers in Mike D'Antoni's mind, the Lakers coach revealed Friday, and it won't be easy to get there.
The Lakers (13-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A man accused of making prank calls to several well-known sports coaches and then illegally recording them pleaded not guilty Monday to one felony count of eavesdropping.
Prosecutors have said that Kenneth Edward Tarr, 32, posed as a recruiter for...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:41 PM
After what happened inside Amway Center on New Year's Eve, the temptation is to point to the ankle injury Nik Vucevic suffered late in the first quarter as the source of the Orlando Magic's problems against the Golden State Warriors.
But, in reality,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Kobe Bryant sustained a torn Achilles' tendon during a game against Golden State on April 12.
But when Bryant collapsed onto the ground with 3:08 left in the fourth quarter, Warriors Coach Mark Jackson apparently initially thought that he was faking...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Forward Jeff Carter, who shares the Kings’ goal-scoring lead with five goals, will be put on injured reserve because of a lower-body injury.
He’s expected to be out for at least a week, and possibly longer. The NHL does not require teams...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:04 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Dwight Howard has admired Wilt Chamberlain for years.
The Orlando Magic superstar watches old film of Chamberlain’s game. Howard reads books about him. Howard even has spoken with some of Wilt the Stilt’s former...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Let the debate begin.
Over the next five weeks, we'll rank the NBA's top 10 players at each position.
These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't measure players' potential or their career achievements. Instead, these rankings...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The Orlando Magic on Monday fired Stan Van Gundy after five seasons.
Where will the Magic go from here?
There are plenty of potential candidates.
In alphabetical order, possibilities include:
Steve Clifford: Clifford has been on Van Gundy’s...
| Feb 7, 2011
USC, which has had its share of agent-related issues and is in the midst of the NCAA appeals process, will host an "agent awareness, education and eligibility summit," Tuesday at the Galen Center, the school announced. Representatives from the NCAA,......
| Feb 14, 2011
Scottie Pippen apparently did not appreciate Jeff Van Gundy's preseason prediction about the Miami Heat. If you'll recall, ABC/ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy projected to the Miami Herald that the Heat would have a historic season and surpass the Chicago...
| Feb 21, 2011
The 2011 NBA All-Star weekend took a tragic turn for ESPN analyst Mark Jackson. Troy Jackson, the younger brother of Mark and a popular And-1 streetballer, died in his sleep this past weekend. He was in Los Angeles taking in the NBA All-Star festivities.....