| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The Charlotte Bobcats’ decision to hire St. John’s University assistant coach Mike Dunlap as their head coach almost certainly is good news for the Orlando Magic.
It all but ensures that the Magic will have a wide candidate pool once they...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Michael Jordan sharply disagreed with Kobe Bryant's claim that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the 1992 Dream Team.
"For him to compare those two teams is not one of the smarter things he ever could have done," Jordan told the...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago.
Ewing was one...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
We know an awful lot about the numbers. What we don't know about are the numbers.
For days now, even with the official Big East divorce announcement pending, we have known that UConn, Cincinnati and South Florida will get $20 million to $25 million as...
| Feb 19, 2013
HARTFORD — He warned us that this was never about Stefanie Dolson trying to beat Brittney Griner. He warned us that this was always about UConn beating Baylor, about the help Dolson would have to get from her teammates.
"There won't be a bigger...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Well, it's obvious to see what the Magic have accomplished so far: They've taken any suspense out of their participation in the NBA draft lottery … by winning. Winning way too much already.
Forget about getting a...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 11:22 AM
It’s been a slow death, agonizing to watch for those of us who remember what the Big East represented when it started some 30 years ago. It's been confusing to follow the almost constant updates over the past 14 months since Syracuse and...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:34 PM
If past NBA lockout history is any guidepost to the present, the city of Orlando should know around mid-December whether the 2012 all-star game will be played at Amway Center — or cancelled. In the last lockout, the league cancelled the Feb. 14 1999...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
There's a literally all-star host committee — NBA star Grant Hill and wife Tamia; ex-NBA great and Orlando Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing and Magic GM Otis Smith; Boston Celtics (and ex-Magic) Coach Doc Rivers and wife Kristin; former MLB All-...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:35 PM
U.S. President Barack Obama, while at a fundraiser in Orlando that included Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard and GM Otis Smith, said he's “a little heartbroken that the NBA season is getting delayed.” “The reason I came here, I'm...