| Jun 13, 2012
The Thunder not only routed the Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, they are blowing them away in merchandise sales during the playoffs. That national sentiment favors Kevin Durant and Co. over the Heat is reflected in demand......
| Sep 14, 2012
Another indication of how far the Dolphins have fallen as a franchise is in their ranking of 110 out of the 122 teams in the four major professional leagues in ESPN the Magazine???s Ultimate Team Rankings for 2012. Rankings......
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Here's what you don't do amid the hubbub about the very real imbalance between the NBA's two conferences, with the West again pummeling the East this season: You don't realign.
Because in two years Kevin Durant could be back home in Washington,...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Kobe Bryant soon will pass Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. That is unless another of his body parts goes out or he is suspended for threatening great bodily harm to his teammates.
In a most predictable of scenarios,...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:41 PM
In a Lakers season measured mostly by the number of tedious losses, while players sulked over losing their starting jobs and Kobe Bryant reamed out teammates for being softer than the cushiest of toilet tissue, one ray of sunshine has pierced the gloom....
| 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...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Santa Claus came to town. Who else is big enough to follow St. Nick's act in Orlando but LeBron James?
He's back, facing the Magic on Friday night at Amway Center.
As you might have heard, LeBron is wearing Cleveland colors again after a four-year and...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The sports fan in me died Sept. 9, 1972. Forty two years later, it isn't difficult to make such an admission. The hard part is admitting the sports fan in me returned from the dead in the waning days of 2014.
Growing up in the 1960s as a fan of the...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 11:08 AM
First things first: Micky Arison saw the comments, considered the context, did not view them as directed his way.
That, of course, doesn't stop the conjecture. Because all things LeBron James, particularly when there is a perceived Miami Heat slant,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Shame, shame, shame on Jacksonville Jaguars management and the NFL for putting the Jaguars' most attractive home game — Sunday's marquee matchup with the Dallas Cowboys — in London. I don't care how...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:56 PM
One advantage to having a seat virtually reserved on the NBA draft-lottery dais is it affords the Magic the chance to experiment freely. Take the case of Victor Oladipo, a familiar subject in the club's laboratory.
All last season the Magic tinkered...