| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:12 PM
When it comes to the NBA playoffs, conventional wisdom says that for teams forced to open a series on the road, getting a split on an opponent's home floor is a great accomplishment.
Maybe that's how San Antonio players felt after a hard-fought, close...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The two teams duking it out in the NBA Finals offer a stark contrast.
The Miami Heat are a product of the NBA's new normal. I like to call it the "Super Friends Era"—a bunch of star players who were already friends and decided to play together....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Last week: I was reading an article in USA Today, “Retirement Living,” (Don’t ask me why as I am not there yet) and thought about Downtown Fort Lauderdale. The jest of the story was more baby boomers are being lured to the city for...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:05 PM
A+E Networks, the parent of History, A&E and Lifetime, is on a roll with its original programming.
Original shows from the cable programming company, including A&E's "Duck Dynastry" and History's "Vikings" and "Pawn Stars," were among the most-watched...
| Aug 14, 2013
As the Johnny Manziel mini-series descends into the absurd — ESPN has deputized MIT's best and brightest to calculate the latest autograph tally — two names spring to mind: Ralph Sampson and Michael Vick.
By today's standards, they had it...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:43 PM
After very much enjoying this year’s National Championship game in which Louisville defeated Michigan, I figured out exactly why: it looked like an NBA playoff game.
This goes to an argument that drives me absolutely crazy: no, college...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Since Steve Blake went to the Los Angeles Lakers three years ago, the former Maryland point guard had rarely been much of a factor – first playing behind Derek Fisher, then Ramon Sessions and finally this season behind Steve Nash. Many Lakers fans...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Thanks to an injury, Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) is watching the NBA playoffs from well off the sidelines. So he did what any athlete with a smartphone would do: He angrily live-tweeted the L.A. Lakers' loss to San Antonio in Game 1 on Sunday.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In a cramped UCLA classroom, trumpeter Nicholas Payton is leading a young septet of college students through his piece "The Backwards Step." He's here as part of a weeklong teaching residency, and the song he plays to the group at the Thelonious Monk...
| May 12, 2013
This month couldn't be better-timed for collage artist Erika King. While the Miami Heat boys are busy sharp-shooting in the NBA playoffs, her commemorative photo-collages of LeBron, Wade, Bosh and other ballers are on display at Miami Beach's Williams...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Kobe Bryant looked dapper in his tux Thursday night at "An Unforgettable Evening" in L.A. He had to accessorize with crutches, thanks to the torn Achilles that knocked him out of the NBA playoffs, but he seemed to take it in stride as he posed with...