| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Predicting how a professional sports team will fare in the second half of its season can be a dangerous endeavor. So many variables can come into play. Will anyone suffer injuries? When will injured players return? Will the team make trades? Will young...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Doron Lamb had been waiting all season for a breakout game like the one he had Wednesday night.
Lamb, Maurice Harkless, Tobias Harris, Victor Oladipo and Kyle O'Quinn provided badly needed energy and sparked an Orlando Magic comeback after the team...
| May 4, 2014
VIRGINIA BEACH — After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1973, Barry Parkhill had identical contract offers from the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and ABA's Virginia Squires. He chose the Squires primarily for the chance to play with a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Thirty-eight players from UConn have been chosen in the NBA draft, beginning with Toby Kimball in 1965, and 18 have gone in the first round. The Huskies have made a habit of sending quality guards to the NBA. Shabazz Napier, projected to be drafted in the...
| Jun 7, 2014
Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Despite a lackluster performance by U.S. athletes in an Olympics held nine hours away (twelve if you're on the West Coast), NBC delivered impressive ratings for its coverage of the Sochi Games -- not only in primetime but across all platforms.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Allen Iverson ranks 21st on the NBA’s career scoring list, No. 1 among players 6-feet or shorter. But that’s not why the Philadelphia 76ers are retiring his jersey Saturday.
Iverson earned 11 consecutive All-Star Game appearances and was...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
NEW ORLEANS — Orlando Magic guards Arron Afflalo and Victor Oladipo have carved out secure footholds within the NBA. Afflalo ranks as one of the league's better perimeter shooters and more reliable scorers. Oladipo's game is raw in spots, but no one...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:27 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Victor Oladipo woke up at 7 Friday morning with a realization.
He’s a part of All-Star Weekend.
To many people who’ve watched the Orlando Magic closely this season, there wasn’t any doubt NBA officials would...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:58 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Any chance that Orlando Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo had of being named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team as an injury replacement has evaporated.
Miami Heat swingman Dwyane Wade, who had missed the Miami Heat's game...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Alonzo Mourning and Tim Hardaway were among 10 finalists announced Friday for the Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2014.
Mourning, a seven-time NBA All-Star, appears on the final ballot for the first time. He will look to be inducted with his former...