| May 10, 2011
| 7:39 PM
In the summer of 1983, an undersized, unrecruited point guard arrived unannounced in new coach Larry Brown's office at Kansas.
After talking with him for a few moments, Brown gave Mark Turgeon a spot on the team. "I beat [Division II] Washburn for him,"...
| May 20, 2011
| 9:12 PM
We were waiting for the end of the world/Waiting for the end of the world/ Waiting for the end of the world/Dear Lord I sincerely hope you're coming/Cause you really started something.
There's nothing worse for a columnist than to...
| 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 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 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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Here's what I wish most of all for these NBA Finals, which begin tonight in Oklahoma City: can we please stop fixating on the officials?
Can we give that whole tired issue a rest?
Can we just enjoy this compelling matchup between the Miami Heat and...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Whether you're fighting off an Easter candy coma or just wish you didn't have to wear a winter coat in April, this should cheer you up: It's playoff season! The Blackhawks begin their chase for the Stanley Cup on Thursday, and the Bulls begin their...