| Jan 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Going into tomorrow night’s game against Florida State at Comcast Center, two things seem clear about the 13-1 Maryland Terps: they have a terrific freshman class and they’ll be fun to watch this season. I also think they’ll be a real...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Go ahead, admit it. You like this LeBron James.
You like our country's best basketball ambassador at the Olympics, the greatest all-around player in the world already proving it at these Games.
You like how James defers to elder statesman Kobe Bryant...
| Aug 2, 2012
When Mike Krzyzewski visited Hampton in April, recruiting for Duke at the Boo Williams Nike event, we spoke briefly about the United States national team he was set to coach for a second consecutive Olympics. Center Dwight Howard was sidelined with a back...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Heat is on the Heat
The Miami Heat better figure out a way to defend without flopping.
OK, so that's not entirely fair to a defensive team schooled in the principles of Pat Riley. Erik Spoelstra is a terrific defensive...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways.
The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard on Wednesday was named to the NBA all-defensive first team for the fourth consecutive season.
Howard finished ahead of 2011-12 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler. The New York Knicks center was named to the...
| May 29, 2012
Still the favorite
The injuries to Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, LaMarcus Aldridge and Chauncey Billups hurt the United States' chances to repeat as Olympic champs, but Team USA still should be considered the favorite.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Athletes from a wide variety of fields have posed nude for the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue, including New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler, Sparks forward Candace Parker, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Toronto...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Carmelo Anthony stood completely motionless for minutes on end on Tuesday while others circled around and looked on. Madame Tussauds wax museum called it a prank.
New York Knicks fans just call it, “running the offense.”
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:15 PM
With just 26 days remaining before the United States men’s basketball team tips off in London against France, the roster is finally starting to take shape.
Chairman Jerry Colangelo told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports that nine players will be held...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler.
In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...