| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Nick Anderson already knows what he wants etched on his tombstone. Somewhere, it's going to say "Orlando Magic."
Retired from basketball since 2002, he feels strongly about what the Magic and the city of Orlando have meant to him.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose said that something good came out of his knee injury.
"I think I'm way more explosive now," Rose told reporters after Wednesday's exhibition against Detroit. "Like getting to the rim. I think I can take contact a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Kobe Bryant has the explosion back in his legs — at least digitally.
On Thursday, Visual Concepts released a trailer for its upcoming video game "NBA 2K14."
The strikingly realistic graphics show Bryant throwing down a one-handed slam-dunk...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:53 PM
One of Don Baylor’s biggest challenges as the Angels’ new hitting coach will be to help Josh Hamilton regain the swing that made him the American League’s most valuable player in 2010 but deserted him for the first four months of 2013....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Just because Robert Pera has made millions of dollars and acquired ownership of the Memphis Grizzlies by his mid-30s doesn't mean he always uses great judgment.
According to Yahoo! Sports, Pera has challenged Michael Jordan to a game of one-on-one, with...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The Lakers' preseason got underway with a win and a loss.
Newcomer Xavier Henry made a strong first impression in a 104-95 win over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday.
The following night, the Lakers lost 97-88 to the Denver Nuggets, losing...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:23 PM
It is difficult to even comprehend having to write these next few sentences. Lehigh graduate C.J. McCollum (at left) broke the fifth metatarsal in his left foot for a second time in less than a year. This time, the Portland......
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Mike Ditka wants me to get a flu shot.
I learned this while sitting in traffic the other day. A CTA bus glided up alongside my car, its long banner billboard filling the passenger-side window. Its message: "Don't let the flu beat you. Get a flu shot."...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:02 AM
The Lakers figure to have significant spending power next summer. One of the top free agents available will be New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony.
Anthony, who has an early termination option for the 2014-15 season ($23.3 million), recently told...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Jason Maxiell will change his look at some point in the next few weeks.
Because he underwent surgery late last season to repair a detached retina, Maxiell has worn protective eyewear during Magic practices.
Maxiell has worn a relatively fashionable...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:01 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first eight of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz but not as good...