| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
DALLAS — The sign that greets those who enter the SMU locker room starts with Dean Smith's stern dictum and ends with Larry Brown's wry addendum.
"Play Hard, Play Together, Play Smart and Have Fun," it reads. "… And it would be nice if we...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:26 PM
The Magic finally can afford a star free agent next summer. In all the darkness since Dwight, it's a ray of light, a flower blooming in a crack on the sidewalk.
The New York Knicks entered Monday night's game with almost the same dismal record as the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Recently named General Motors CEO Mary Barra reminded the world that women can be trusted to manage multi-million dollar companies. There are currently 19 women who run their respective countries as prime ministers, presidents and chancellors. And we...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:05 PM
The "great teams" find a way to win games when they return home tired from a grueling trip.
The Clippers may not be able to call themselves one of those great teams just yet, but they demonstrated some resolve to overcome the fatigue a two-week trip can...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:41 PM
In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week.
The first pair in...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction.
Preston Truman reportedly asked Jordan for his Nike Air Jordan...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:17 PM
BOSTON — Doc Rivers is returning to the site of his most glorious moments as an NBA coach.
Rivers is bringing his new team, the Clippers, to face his old team, the Boston Celtics, a team he led to an NBA championship in 2008 and to the NBA...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Doc Rivers is returning to the site of his most glorious moments as an NBA coach.
Rivers is bringing his new team, the Los Angeles Clippers, to face his old team, the Boston Celtics, a team he led to an NBA championship in 2008 and back to the NBA...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shane Battier finds it humorous. That doesn't mean he also doesn't respect the challenge ahead.
But the notion of championship fatigue, one most recently offered by TNT analyst Steve Kerr amid his forecast of the Chicago Bulls coming out of the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
No viral prank here. Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is posting his best numbers since his time slot move put him in head-to-head competition with Jay Leno and David Letterman.
For the week of Nov. 18, the latest for which numbers are available, ABC's...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:59 PM
First Jay-Z became the proud owner of a painting by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley -- now LeBron James.
The painting was given to James by Miami Heat player-turned-assistant coach Juwan Howard as a gift for winning the NBA Finals last season. Howard...