| May 13, 2014
| 6:34 AM
UPDATED: The NBA playoffs are scoring against some of TV's biggest hits during the May ratings period in Orlando.
Two TNT games were Monday's favorites with the local 18-to-49 age group. The Miami-Brooklyn game ranked first, and the San Antonio-Portland...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Owen Daniels remembers one of the first times he went on camera to deliver the weather. For a guy who makes his living on the football field, it was a nerve-racking experience. Like most first-timers, he said, he butchered his performance, blaming it,...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Super Bowl is on a different network each year.
The World Series used to be on NBC, and then moved around to ABC and CBS before finding a home at Fox.
The NHL and NBA playoffs have moved around, too, and the NCAA's Final Four is now even on cable....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Wedding military hardware and a martial mind-set to paranoia about global pandemics, "The Last Ship" is an odd duck -- a post-apocalyptic tale with a glimmer of hope, tonally similar to (if not as good as) the late, lamented "Jericho." It's left to a...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:24 PM
The O.J. Simpson case, which began to unfold 20 years ago this month, was a blip — a significant one, but a blip — in Barry Scheck's legal career. Scheck is now better known as co-founder of the Innocence Project, the not-for-profit...
| Jun 18, 2014
The same guy who sent me my last "What Is It?" item, Eric Schultz, sent me a new one last week. I couldn't tell what it was, but I wouldn't be surprised if one or more of you recognize it.......
| May 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The NBA playoffs advanced to the second round, but the Lakers have been on vacation for almost a month.
Jodie Meeks completed his degree at the University of Kentucky, graduating over the weekend.
Nick Young received votes for the NBA sixth man of the...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
ABC continued its late-season success last week, finishing on top of the primetime young-adult rankings for a fourth straight week -- its longest winning streak since November 2006.
The Alphabet, which got help from a Saturday NBA game that dominated the...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:06 PM
A look at how Indiana and Miami match up in the Eastern Conference finals.
56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20)
54-28 (Home: 32-9; Road: 22-19)
Season series: Tied, 2-2.
Key stat: The Pacers worked all season to secure home-...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:55 PM
March Madness suddenly seems like such a bore by comparison.
The NBA's Final Four commences Sunday after four weeks of April Anarchy and May Mayhem.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant was dubbed "Mr. Unreliable" by a headline writer from his local...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Potential bidders for the Clippers are lining up after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday he would push for the team's sale as part of his sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Sterling bought the club for $12.5 million in...