| Mar 7, 2011
So much for a Heat dynasty. At this point, one win against an elite team would be nice. I know it's a big news week -- local elections are on tap, the Legislature opens its annual bizarre bazaar and there's......
| Jul 30, 2011
The nationwide disdain directed toward the Miami Heat as they lost the NBA Finals led to a steep decline in the endorsement potential of their biggest stars. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have fallen out of the top 10......
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:49 PM
Random thoughts while waiting for Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez to get the pay raises they richly deserve:
If Matthew McConaughey gets any weirder, he could run the Lakers.
The NHL needs a permanent outdoor venue, and California seems the best...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:33 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Is there anything more distasteful in sports than when a bunch 12-year-old kids are tainted by the corruption of adults and the resulting political pandering of elected officials and the race-baiting of Jesse...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 8:38 AM
Based on appearance, you'd never confuse Chris Bosh for Kevin Love.
And yet, when Bosh sneaks the occasional peek at Love he sees a reflection of himself at another time.
That's what makes this coming week so intriguing for Bosh.
Wednesday night at...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:16 PM
Yes, Scott Skiles is interested in becoming head coach of the Magic after the season. A longtime acquaintance of Skiles' told me that the former franchise favorite who now lives in Mount Dora would listen.
After stops at Phoenix, Chicago and Milwaukee,...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Orlando Magic GM Rob Hennigan called a news conference Thursday to announce the firing of head coach Jacque Vaughn.
Here's hoping that next year at this time, the Magic aren't calling another news conference to announce the firing of Hennigan himself....
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:24 AM
I predicted on Twitter that the first restaurant new Bears’ coach John Fox would hit in Chicago would either be Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Chicago Cut Steakhouse or Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse-Chicago. Was I right? I don't know for...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 6:01 PM
On the surface, the Dieruff boys basketball team appeared to have taken a step back this winter.
After going 9-13 last season, the Huskies were just 3-19.
But first-year coach Joe Jarjous feels some forward steps were taken that will result in more...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:07 PM
Just five games. That's probably the difference between Jacque Vaughn keeping his job as Magic coach and being the foreman fired on this construction project.
If Vaughn has just five more wins, bringing his total to 20, I don't think we're having a...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Everything about the Bulls revolves around Derrick Rose. Still.
The way everything about the Cavaliers revolves around LeBron James and everything about the Thunder revolves around Kevin Durant. That's the way it works in the NBA galaxy; superstars...