| Jun 18, 2014
The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Super Bowl is on a different network each year.
The World Series used to be on NBC, and then moved around to ABC and CBS before finding a home at Fox.
The NHL and NBA playoffs have moved around, too, and the NCAA's Final Four is now even on cable....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:48 PM
SAN ANTONIO — How's this for contrast? As the San Antonio Spurs bathed in the champions' scent of cigars and champagne Sunday night, the Miami Heat were being dismantled, piece by championship piece, at the other end of the arena.
A week ago, the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Raise your hand if you also wondered who the balding man with gray hair was standing on the podium Sunday night in San Antonio as the Spurs celebrated their NBA title.
Spurs owner Peter Holt even delayed an interview with ESPN to allow his players to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Random thoughts while waiting for FIFA to hand out Oscars for best actor, best flop:
Soccer needs a World Cup every year....
For a few weeks, the American team brought fans together in the way only football usually does, with beer, chicken wings,...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:02 PM
SAN ANTONIO — As the end came, as the crowd stood, as San Antonio took out its star players to deserved curtain calls, one by one, the Heat faces told how their dream crashed. Eyes down. Heads lowered. Lips tightened.
On a night to forget in a...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:54 PM
For all LeBron James might be looking for, for all he might want in free agency, here is what he needs:
Dwyane Wade's medical records.
Putting concerns aside about the HIPAA Privacy Rule, isn't that ultimately what James putting Pat Riley...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:18 PM
No surprise that our first topic is the World Cup and sports in general. However, we will be listening to a somewhat surprising specific point of view — that of mistresses and the men who love them.
Why would we do that? Because I keep receiving...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:16 AM
It was nearly 1 a.m. Friday morning. Pat Riley's voice was thin, his presence not nearly as commanding as when the Miami Heat president previously addressed the media a week earlier, at a far saner hour.
He had just obtained UConn guard Shabazz...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:16 AM
Francis Tiafoe loses in 3rd round of Wimbledon juniors
After an error brought him within two points of conceding the opening set of his third-round match at Wimbledon's Junior Championships, Francis Tiafoe bashed his racket on the grass court...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Orlando Magic could have as much as $22.7 million in available salary cap space to use this summer in free agency.
But you shouldn’t expect the Magic to make a major free-agent splash.
After wading into the “kiddie pool” last...