| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:24 AM
James Michael McAdoo’s decision last week to forgo his senior basketball season at North Carolina makes him the fourth Tar Heel from Boo Williams’ summer program to declare early for the NBA draft. Which led to an exercise that again...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:04 PM
When the Clippers face the Thunder on Wednesday night at Staples Center, they will face the unenviable task of trying to slow down Oklahoma City all-star and likely NBA MVP Kevin Durant.
Durant leads the NBA in scoring, averaging 32 points per game, and...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Chris Paul pulled his right hand out of his pocket and looked intently at his thumb, almost as if he were trying to see beneath the skin.
The Clippers' point guard sprained his thumb Feb. 21, adding to what has become a maddening succession of injuries....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Penn State leads the field and three Lehigh wrestlers have moved into the quarterfinals after Day 1 of the NCAA wrestling championships in Oklahoma City. … March Madness continues tonight with the second day of subregional play, followed by third-...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:11 PM
A scar sits near the outside edge of one of Jacque Vaughn's eyebrows.
Vaughn received that mark almost 17 years ago, as a Utah Jazz rookie. One day in practice, Vaughn guarded All-Star point guard John Stockton closely, hand-checking Stockton intensely,...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:27 PM
To hear Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul tell it, he didn't model his game after Hall of Fame point guard Isiah Thomas.
But Paul admitted that Thomas is someone that he "watched and admired."
Paul was asked about Thomas because he had just put...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Dear Stupid (and you people saying Joakim Noah is the Defensive Player of the Year know who you are):
I heard it from Kevin McHale when the Bulls beat the Rockets recently. Stop it.
I heard it again during the TV broadcasts of Bulls’ struggle...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:46 AM
As soon as Johns Hopkins lost its third game in a row Saturday, I knew the letters and phone calls would come pouring in: Fire Blue Jays coach Dave Pietramala.
It’s always the easiest solution. Fire the coach, and if that doesn’t work,...
| Jan 12, 2014
Ask Nancy Reinsdorf about her day, and she'll tell you, "I buy a lot of crickets."
That's because of the bearded dragon she, husband, Michael, and their three children have at their north suburban home. And the gecko. And the two frogs. And the hermit...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:41 PM
In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week.
The first pair in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Aimee Garcia and Michael Jordan go way back.
Garcia, who played nanny Jaime Batista on Showtime’s “Dexter” and can be seen in the upcoming “Robocop” remake in Feb., filmed a McDonald’s commercial with the NBA legend...