| 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......
| Jun 24, 2015
| 3:23 PM
As William and Mary royalty — he's the school's career scoring leader, a prospective NBA draft choice and a charismatic presence — Marcus Thornton was a natural headliner for Tribe coach Tony Shaver's youth basketball camp this week....
| Jun 13, 2015
| 2:48 PM
It could be argued that the San Antonio Spurs' smashing success in the 2014 NBA Finals gave birth to the top regular-season teams in both conferences this season, with the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks emulating something close to the...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Most who follow the NBA know about Steve Kerr, the coach of the destiny-driven Golden State Warriors, in the traditional jock-makes-good way.
The surface resume goes something like this: Sharp-shooting guard at Palisades High plays at University of...
| May 28, 2015
| 1:05 PM
La NBA ha caído en un momento de crisis deportiva. La calidad como equipo que se ha visto en estos playoffs ha dejado mucho que desear, pues individualmente siempre habrá figuras y superestrellas. Pero como equipo… muy poco o nada.
| May 22, 2015
| 4:27 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
I nearly spewed coffee out of my nose Friday morning when I was reading the Sporting News rankings of college football coaches and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher was listed at — I swear I'm not kidding —...
| May 18, 2015
| 5:48 PM
The NBA's Final Four is set, and Magic fans should be humming a Frank Sinatra tune.
"If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere."
If title contenders can be made in Houston, Golden State, Cleveland and Atlanta, they truly can be made anywhere....
| May 16, 2015
| 4:30 PM
It happened so fast. It could change so much.
In a matter of a few numbing minutes Thursday, the Clippers turned the franchise's greatest victory into its worst loss, thus creating the need to fly 1,500 miles to face its most defining game.
| May 17, 2015
| 8:52 PM
The new owner stood underneath the basket with arms folded and jaw tight while his players trudged past without looking at him.
Steve Ballmer and his billions didn't matter.
The famous coach followed his team off the court with eyes glazed and head...
| May 16, 2015
| 7:21 AM
We are a month shy of a year since Pat Riley issued his challenge to the best basketball player on the planet: Stay and make the Miami Heat into "a generational team."
A month after Riley attempted to sell legacy, LeBron James was gone.