| Apr 13, 2014
The runner-up in college basketball's men's national championship game this week wasn't a team of college students.
It was a group of soon-to-be-pros sponsored by the University of Kentucky, many of whose college "careers" will consist of less than...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:47 AM
A year ago, Erik Spoelstra spent weeks stressing "we have enough." And then, in January, the Miami Heat got enough, when Chris Andersen was signed and the Heat took flight with the Birdman.
This season, Spoelstra hasn't had to answer personnel...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:07 PM
NBA All Stars apparently feel they need a break after All Star break. They want more time off, and new Commissioner Adam Silver is considering giving them a breather.
Silver spoke with players, including All-Star Chris Paul, new president of the players...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
HAMDEN — Donyell Marshall had 10,716 points and 72.4 million reasons not to pour his heart into coaching. That's how much money Marshall made over 15 years playing in the NBA.
That kind of money can change a guy's attitude as much as his lifestyle....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Perhaps we're all missing the point.
Amid the dearth of desirable destinations and myriad machinations required for a sign-and-trade this coming offseason, perhaps this isn't about LeBron James going anywhere.
Perhaps we're reading this all...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Like most teenagers, Northwestern guard Tre Demps loved summer vacation. His favorite family trip was to the gym nearest his San Antonio home.
For Demps, the journeys he now considers sentimental involved getting up at 6 a.m. and going to the office...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The rhetoric is universal when the NBA schedule is released: "Everyone has to play 82, 41 at home and 41 on the road." "It all balances out." "It's the same for everyone."
But just as teams sort themselves out over the course of the season, so...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:08 PM
UVa. spoils Loyola rally in men's lacrosse opener
James Pannell assisted on the tying goal with one-tenth of a second left in regulation and scored the game-winner 1:44 into overtime as No. 10 Virginia won, 14-13, over visiting No. 14 Loyola...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:52 PM
LaMarcus Aldridge continues to climb the Portland Trail Blazers' career scoring list, but more importantly, he is held in high regard in the locker room.
The University of Texas product, known for going into hibernation after the NBA season ends,...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:52 AM
This one hurts. Of course it hurts Kobe Bryant more, the knee fracture that will have the Los Angeles Lakers guard out six weeks.
But it also cuts both ways, because if this is to be the final NBA season for Shane Battier, as the Miami Heat...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners
Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long...