| May 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Three years ago, Jalen Merrick had a dream, and if that dream had come true, college coaches like Mike Krzyzewski or Rick Pitino or Billy Donovan might be swinging by New Smyrna Beach High to check him out as a top recruit.
That dream is gone, but...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Indiana Pacers star Paul George suffered a grisly injury to his right leg Friday night during the USA Basketball Showcase scrimmage.
George came down hard while trying to contest a shot against James Harden, and when he landed, his right leg appeared to...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:44 AM
LAS VEGAS — A night meant to celebrate USA Basketball and Derrick Rose's return took a horrific turn Friday night at Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus.
With 9 minutes, 33 seconds remaining in an intrasquad scrimmage during which Rose...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:37 PM
Remember when Derrick Rose denied he was aware of criticism over his decision not to play near the end of the 2012-13 NBA regular-season?
Recall how oblivious Rose sounded during those playoffs, suggesting he might return during the Heat series?
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:26 PM
LAS VEGAS — In this artificial city where hope can disappear as easily as coins in a slot machine, a man of substance is working to regain his magic.
You remember public address announcer Tommy Edwards' pregame call at the United Center: From...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:52 PM
LAS VEGAS — You can't play only 10 NBA games in 27 months without experiencing some setbacks in a comeback.
So, yes, Derrick Rose will have some down days. Tuesday wasn't one of them.
"He was phenomenal (Monday) and he was (Tuesday) too," USA...
| Jul 30, 2014
LAS VEGAS — The welcome-to-the-NBA moments keep coming for Doug McDermott, whether in the form of guarding Klay Thompson off a screen or unfounded trade rumors.
McDermott, whose calmness under pressure is as apparent as his shooting ability,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:55 PM
11 a.m. Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (at Pocono).--FS1
Noon Golf: Champions Tour: 3M Championship first round (in Blaine, Minn.).--Golf
1 p.m. Tennis: Citi Open quarterfinal (in Washington, D.C.): Donald Young vs. Kevin Anderson.--...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:27 PM
NEW YORK — UCLA is 11 games into its basketball season, and this is what's known for sure: Bruins guard Kyle Anderson can spot a really good basketball player when he sees one.
Anderson said in the days leading up to Thursday night's game...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Jahlil Okafor had been linked to Duke for months, but the Young center never threw fuel on the fire.
With the same understated grace that’s defined both his game and approach to recruiting, Okafor announced his intention to attend Duke yesterday...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A couple of observations from Duke’s 80-63 win over UCLA on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden:
Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski is a master of the post-game news conference. Or at least he was after his eighth-ranked Blue Devils played well in a...