| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:55 AM
The honor does not approach Florida State’s national football championship or his Heisman Trophy, but Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston soon figures to join distinguished company when media vote him the ACC’s male athlete of the year....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:17 PM
When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man.
Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March.
Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:04 PM
They won't admit it, but privately NBC will be rooting for the Blackhawks to pull off the comeback against the Kings this weekend.
Having the Hawks in the Stanley Cup Final is huge for NBC. Not as much with the Kings.
With the Rangers and Kings...
| May 9, 2014
In his massive and utterly definitive biography, "Michael Jordan: The Life," Roland Lazenby wastes no time establishing his subject's significance. "The convergence of culture and technology," he writes in the prologue, "had thrust him into this...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Rod Higgins resigned as the Charlotte Hornets' president of basketball operations, the team announced in a press release Thursday night.
General manager Rich Cho is the new head of basketball operations, reporting to team chairman Michael Jordan and...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Lawyers for NBA legend Michael Jordan are crying foul on a veteran federal judge overseeing his multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Dominick's food stores, claiming the judge has shown bias by likening the former Bulls superstar to a greedy “hog&...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- The outrageously bigoted remarks attributed to the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team mock the positive role black athletes have played in professional sports, even as those sports have served as an exit ramp from poverty....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:41 AM
LeBron James, who has won the MVP award the last two seasons, thinks the honor should go to Kevin Durant this year.
“I would say he’s the most consistent basketball player as far as the MVP this year, man,” James said Wednesday, via...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The current golden age of sports documentaries hits a tin-plated patch this week with two flawed if interesting entries: "Bad Boys," ESPN's nostalgic "30 for 30" trip to hoops heaven, devoted to the bruising Detroit Pistons team of the 1980s; and "Arnie,"...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:15 PM
We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but Michael Phelps — quite predictably — has come to realize that living the good life isn't...