| Mar 2, 2015
| 4:26 PM
In 2010-11, not only did Derrick Rose become the youngest most valuable player in NBA history and the Bulls advance to the Eastern Conference finals, but five players appeared in all 82 games and three others played in at least 80.
On Tuesday against...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:14 PM
Since entering the NBA nearly five years ago, disrespect — perceived and real — has been a steady source of motivation for John Wall. For reasons unknown to the Washington Wizards point guard, he was not mentioned among the best at his...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Derrick Rose took a bold stand Saturday night, wearing a black T-shirt with the words "I can't breathe" on it during warm-ups before facing the Warriors.
Eric Garner spoke those words as police apprehended him for selling loose cigarettes and placed him...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 12:56 PM
The big winner Saturday night: TNT with coverage of the NBA State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.
The NBA averaged 6.1 million viewers and upstaged everything on broadcast prime time.
The preliminary averages there: NBC with 5.4 million, Fox with 4.7...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:48 AM
That "Saturday Night Live" reunion lost viewers in later hours, but the special still attracted a huge audience: 23.1 million, according to early numbers.
The event rolled on for three and a half hours. In a "Wayne's World" skit, Dana Carvey joked...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:36 PM
In the view of Eastern Conference coaches, the Miami Heat still have a Big Two. Because of that, guard Dwyane Wade and center Chris Bosh received invitations Thursday to the Feb. 15 NBA All-Star Game at New York's Madison Square Garden.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:36 PM
UPDATED: The weekly ratings for Central Florida underscore how well the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" played with viewers. The NBC special ranked second among all programs for the week, and it was second with local young adults.
| Feb 14, 2015
| 2:55 PM
Little notice was taken of a basketball game between the Harlem Globetrotters and the Minneapolis Lakers on Feb. 19, 1948. Yet it was destined for a place of honor at the intersection of sports and civil rights.
It was played at the Chicago Stadium,...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 6:33 AM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have expressed a desire to agree to a long-anticipated title bout, but it seems as though contract negotiations between the two sides have been progressing slowly for weeks.
Mayweather confirmed as much Sunday...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad will have season-ending surgery on the middle finger on his left hand, the latest serious injury the team has suffered this season.
The Timberwolves announced on Saturday Muhammad will have surgery on a...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 4:10 PM
The announcement both feared and expected came Saturday from the Miami Heat: center Chris Bosh will miss the balance of the 2014-15 season due to blood clots on his lung.
"His health will be restored. That's the most important thing," coach Erik...