| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:03 PM
There's magic afoot in Orange County that has nothing to do with a giant mouse or a legendary berry farm and everything to do with George Esquivel and his band of craftsmen who, for more than a decade, have been hand-cobbling high-end shoes for a who's...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Will Alex Len’s injury impact his draft status?
Don Markus: Len, who will be out four to six months after...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The sheer mention of Duke basketball stirs emotions one way or the other. Especailly when those players are current and former Bulls.
When the Bulls recently announced they would sign swingman Mike Dunleavy Jr., a former Blue Devil, I got to thinking:...
| Dec 12, 2012
If you are anywhere near a TV tonight, Dec. 12, you'll be hard-pressed to miss 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief , a live concert from Madison Square Garden in New York City to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy, since it is airing on many channels...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:13 AM
he Orlando Magic have, for now, narrowed their field of general manager candidates to three finalists: Jeff Bower, Rob Hennigan and Dennis Lindsey.
We here at the Magic BasketBlog have attempted to provide some background on the finalists: spotlighting...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Dwight Howard has been named to the All-NBA first team for the fifth consecutive year, the league announced Thursday.
The Orlando Magic center joined LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul on the first team, which was selected by a...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 10:06 AM
There's little question Frank Hassell has come a long way.
Old Dominion's 6-foot-9, 260-pound power forward, who averaged 15.1 points and 9.4 rebounds as a senior, is night-and-day different from the lumbering freshman who first arrived in Norfolk,...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Well, that was fun, huh?
Covering spectacularly bad teams and unexpectedly good teams are most beat writers' dream, and I've been lucky to do both thanks to the Tim Floyd-era, the 2004-05 Scott Skiles team and now this team. And this season has far...
| May 27, 2011
| 10:03 AM
I find that people in Miami are just as quick to compliment my tee-shirt collection as they are my daily talk show. Between "Neil's" in Boca Raton and "The7Line" and "NoMas" up in New York, I have put together quite a collection of authentic team tee-...