| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:58 AM
In Jack McCallum's biography of the Dream Team, Clyde Drexler rips Magic Johnson.
Drexler, who played for the Portland Trail Blazers (1983-94) and Rockets (1994-98), says that everybody was "waiting for Magic to die" because of the Laker superstar's...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:15 PM
8 a.m. Cycling: Tour de France stage 1 (in Belgium).--NBC Sports Net.
8:30 a.m. Golf: Irish Open final round (in Portrush, Northern Ireland).--Golf
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).-...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 10:32 PM
8 a.m. Cycling: Tour de France stage 10 (Macon to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine).--NBC Sports Net.
10 a.m. Football: Nov. 1985: Hampton vs. Kempsville.--LSC 48
11 a.m. Basketball: NBA Summer League: Indiana vs. Boston.--NBA TV
Noon Baseball: June...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:20 PM
All-Star games are not a spectacle anymore. Across the board, in every sport, All-Star games are starting to lose their luster, the interest of wanting to see glorified exhibition games slowly waning.
Back in the days before the internet, satellite...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Walking into Wreckers, the new sports bar at Gaylord Palms resort, can be mesmerizing. As a college basketball junkie, I was thunderstruck last week by the number of NCAA Tournament games shown and the enormity of Wreckers' main screens.
Picture it: A...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:21 AM
After feeling snubbed last season when the Atlantic Coast Professional Basketball League's All-Star rosters were announced, Beltway Bombers guard Rogers Barnes was determined not to be overlooked again.
Barnes, who starred at River Hill and Morgan State,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Thirty-plus years ago, Harrisonburg was the quintessential “sleepy college town.” The Nighthawks played the occasional gig at The Elbow Room, Gus grilled irresistible chili dogs at Jess’ Quick Lunch, and James Madison University...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Before it became the subject of hours of national news coverage and the catalyst for an international movement, the Trayvon Martin shooting was just another sad crime story overshadowed by the NBA All-Star Game.
In the days after Trayvon and George...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Sixteen years after Shaquille O’Neal left the Orlando Magic via free agency for the Los Angeles Lakers, another superstar Magic center appears to be headed to Southern California.
The Magic, Lakers, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers have...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Central Florida malls and stores are gearing up for this weekend's NBA All-Star Game, eager to capitalize on fans with big bucks in their pockets.
Florida Mall will hold four days of events, including a Saturday appearance by New York Knicks sensation...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Dwight Howard exudes vitality.
He brings thousands of fans to their feet when he slams home rim-rattling dunks or swats shots into the stands. His smile lights up arenas as large as Amway Center. And he possesses enough star power to guest not once but...