| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Our 5-part Saturday series continues with a look at the position battles heading into the Magic's Oct. 1 training camp.
Today: Point guard.
Ever since the Magic traded fading Steve Francis late in the 2006 season – former GM Otis Smith...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Our occasional series focusing on the Magic’s position battles heading into their Oct. 1 training camp continues.
TODAY: Point guard.
Jameer Nelson vs. Victor Oladipo.
Ever since the Magic shipped out Steve Francis in 2006 – former GM...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Here’s our 10 must-see Magic home games for the 2013-14 season:
Nov. 3: Brooklyn Nets at Magic. Brooklyn brings its traveling all-star show to Orlando and renovations are underway at Amway Center just to fit all these egos under one roof. Ex-...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:21 PM
It was a battle between two of baseball's biggest mystiques, and royalty was everywhere.
The New York Yankees descended upon Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night for a game that had Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter bouncing around behind the batting cage like the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Not to mimic the DirecTV commercial, but when you no longer can stomach wall-to-wall coverage NBA summer leagues, you start to scan through all that is written about free agency and those poised to challenge the Miami Heat. And when you start to read...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:57 PM
The NBA has to stop acting like the NCAA.
The league fined the Houston Rockets $150,000 for – get this – talking and tweeting.
The Rockets were, in effect, punished for excessive celebation after Dwight Howard had agreed to sign as a free...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Pat Riley held his tongue. One, because it was neither the time, nor the place.
But he also has a point, even if it is a point in his best interest.
For all the concern amid the NBA playoffs about flopping and flagrant fouls, about video...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Two down, six to go!
Miami's Big Three aren't even a third of the way to fulfilling the championship pledge LeBron James made on that sorry summer day in 2010 when he sat on a stage inside AmericanAirlines Arena and said, "Not two, not three, not four,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether the expected hiring Doc Rivers as coach will be enough to put the Clippers into the Western Conference finals.
Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times
Doc Rivers immediately makes the Clippers a team that...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Three years ago, the Heat staged their silly pep-rally, suggesting multiple titles could be won.
LeBron James: "Not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven…"
LeBron was simply playing to the crowd that summer day as Miami...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:00 PM
It would be surprising if the chant in Staples Center isn't loud and persistent by now.
And he's going to need it, limping as he was during Monday afternoon's loss at Golden State.
But if sports is all about winning and the pursuit of excellence,...