| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Jason Collins, a 35-year-old free agent, signed a 10-day contract Sunday with the Brooklyn Nets, which makes him the first openly gay athlete in one of America's four major sports leagues.
The 7-foot center, who came out after playing last season with...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Glen Davis informed the Clippers on Sunday that he will sign with them, according to an NBA executive who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Before the Clippers played the Oklahoma City Thunder, Coach Doc Rivers said he had a “...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 12:20 PM
The natural reaction is to look upward.
And yes, an ambulatory Evan Turner taking over for a rehabilitating Danny Granger certainly provides more possibilities for Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel.
But the reality is that for the Miami Heat...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Larry Brown has been searching for decades for that perfect match.
He has been all over the basketball map, college and pro, but everywhere he goes he somehow puts another team on the map. His latest lightning-quick reclamation project is perhaps his...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:07 PM
If you didn't know Richard Sherman before Sunday, you know him now.
Dedicated NFL fans knew all about the Seattle all-pro cornerback before Sunday's NFC Championship Game, but most of America probably didn't know much about him before his postgame...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The Lakers were in town.
Did ya hear?
They were a rumor.
The Lakers usually enter your city with trumpets blaring, walking a red carpet, under a search light, basketball rock stars.
Friday night they came in to play the...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:15 PM
BOSTON — The first video tribute arrived at 6:59 p.m. Sunday, with 2:25 remaining in the first quarter of a regular-season game that would be anything but regular. With Kevin Garnett, yelping, screaming, spraying chalk, doing push-ups on his...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The coach who made "position-less" a Miami mantra is talking about positions.
The franchise that rode small ball to consecutive NBA championship is thinking big.
The team known for reinventing itself even in the best of times appears to again be...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The top-rated programs on both ABC and CBS were in repeats, but Fox's "American Idol" dominated the competition on Wednesday -- more than doubling up the nightly demo averages of any other network.
According to preliminary national estimates from...