| Jun 14, 2009
Laker coach Bill Sharman was surprised to see Times sportswriter Mal Florence, bags packed, leaving the team hotel in Milwaukee on a January day in 1972.
Florence had been following the team on its winning streak, which had reached a record 33 games...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
If getting fired was David Feherty’s goal, then his show on GOLF CHANNEL is a colossal failure. “I’ve been in TV now nearly 16 years, and people say, ‘What are your ambitions?’ And I say, ‘I just try to go out every day...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
NBA TV celebrates the 50th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game with a documentary special Wilt 100, airing Friday, March 2, at 7pm ET. On March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 victory...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Anthony Davis came to Kentucky with big expectations — and may have exceeded them.
He openly talked about wanting to win a national championship, something No. 1 Kentucky certainly is in position to do going into the NCAA Tournament. However, he&...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Kentucky once again has the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class after center Nerlens Noel picked the Wildcats over Syracuse and Georgetown on Wednesday.
Noel originally was in the 2013 recruiting class, but after transferring from Everett (Mass.) High...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:03 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Making their first official appearance on a gray morning in a nearly empty stadium, new Dodgers owners lighted up the place Wednesday with raucous promise, defiant hope and only one certainty.
Hang on to your blue, because it's going to be...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Antonio Tobias “Toby” Mendez has been making a new Cal Ripken Jr. in his studio.
Mendez’s version — in bronze — will be taller than the human version of the Iron Man shortstop and several hundred pounds heavier.
| Jul 1, 2012
| 6:32 AM
In the last three years, John Calipari has done everything he promised he would when he became the head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky.
He’s made the Wildcats a factor in the national championship race. Kentucky reached the Elite...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:28 PM
On Sunday, Tribune reporter K.C. Johnson caught you up on former Bulls GM Jerry Krause, now a Diamondbacks scout. Krause had plenty more to say on a slew of subjects. Here's a taste:
Bill Veeck: "Along with my Dad, the best person I've known in my life."...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Jimmer, Rubio look good
Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...