| Jun 6, 2011
Dallas Mavericks merchandise is hot, but some fans may be getting burned. NBA officials, along with Dallas Police say they are cracking down on vendors selling unauthorized, poorly-made merchandise.
"We don't want fans getting ripped off," NBA attorney,...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:37 PM
In a soft and emotionless voice, the Steger man accused of a drunken driving crash that killed a 5-year-old boy took the stand this afternoon and said a Chicago Heights police officer ordered him to drive or be arrested.
Cecil Conner, 23, is on trial...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:42 AM
6 a.m. Hockey: World Championship quarterfinals: Canada vs. Slovakia, then Norway vs. Russia at 8:30, Finland vs. U.S. at 11 and Czech Republic vs. Sweden at 2 p.m.--NBC Sports Net.
6 a.m. Tennis: Rome Masters round of 16.--Tennis Channel
8 a.m. ...
| May 18, 2012
| 12:51 AM
In a move to get the hometown crowd excited about the Indiana Pacers in their first home game against the Miami Heat in round two, the Pacers followed the motto of most playoff teams these days and draped every chair at Bankers Life Fieldhouse with a free...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Two years after the Ravens selected him in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft, linebacker Sergio Kindle has yet to make a start, a tackle or a significant impact on the team’s fortunes.
An opportunity has presented itself to Kindle in the...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:11 PM
As Oklahoma City prepares to face San Antonio in the first game of the NBA Western Conference Finals Sunday (5:30 p.m. PT on TNT), fans may want to look closer at the Thunder bench as three members of their coaching staff have connections to the UC Irvine...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:37 PM
5 a.m. Tennis: French Open.--Tennis Channel
8 a.m. Golf: Wales Open third round (in Newport).--Golf
8:30 a.m. Motorsports: Raceline (t.).--MASN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:05 AM
With the NBA conference finals raging on, it’s not surprising that several Ravens players have been monitoring the 2-2 series split between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the West and between the Miami Heat and the Boston...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:28 AM
To no one’s surprise, Saturday in Long Island broke gloomily, with neither dark angry clouds nor a blazing sun. The sky just hovered, as did an unmoving humidity. The clouds are burning off now, and it could be a sunny afternoon.
Belmont Park feels...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Late Friday morning, a cluster of photographers was gathered inside the homestretch rail at Belmont Park, staking out positions for the hundreds of cameras that would be put in place to capture horse racing history a day later. In the parking lots...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:47 PM
TV ratings for the NBA playoffs have been outstanding. Saturday's Eastern Conference finale set a new overnight high for cable TV. In terms of what is expected to happen on the court, I am already amped up for game one of the finals between Oklahoma...