| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:01 AM
An under-30 basketball superstar returned to his hometown team with an avowed goal of giving the city the NBA championship it so narrowly missed in his first go-round there.
That's not just the story of LeBron James and Cleveland. It's also the plot...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Site: Verizon Center, Washington
Time: 11:30 a.m.
TV: NBA TV
Key players: Connecticut - G Katie Douglas, G Alex Bentley, F Chiney Ogwumike, F Kelsey Bone. Washington — G Ivory Latta, G Bria Hartley, F Emma Meesseman, C Kia Vaughn
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — A quick tour of Portland's downtown neighborhoods reveals a city resembling the ongoing development in Orlando.
The restaurants and bars that line Northwest 23rd Avenue in downtown Portland pulsated with activity a few hours...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:08 AM
The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Game 1: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Philips Arena, NBA TV.
Game 2: 6 p.m. Sunday, Allstate Arena, ESPN2.
Game 3: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Philips Arena, NBA TV (if necessary).
Records: Sky 15-19; Dream 19-15.
Playoff history: Sky, second straight appearance; as...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:30 PM
LeBron James' first trip back to Miami as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers and a rematch of the Western Conference Finals highlight a five-game NBA Christmas schedule, as the league revealed its national television matchups on Wednesday.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it.
James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Back then, they looked at it as just making a few extra bucks.
For Mitch Richmond, it turned out to mean so much more.
He and close friend Michael Irvin would often make treks around Broward County playgrounds, making three-on-three basketball...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:30 PM
AVON — Not many are invited to play golf with President Barack Obama. It's even less likely to get a rain check, like Ray Allen did.
"I had an opportunity over the winter to play with him because he came down to Miami," Allen said on Monday morning...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:34 PM
It all started with a walk through the hood.
Father Michael Pfleger, head of St. Sabina Parish on the South Side, and Isiah Thomas, a West Side native and NBA legend, tell the same story in slightly different ways.
However, both agree that after a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Kobe Bryant recently suggested that fans vote for younger players such as Damian Lillard for February's NBA All-Star Game.
The fans aren't listening.
On Thursday, the league released its latest set of returns and Bryant is the leading vote-getter in...