| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The latest installment of the Ping-Pong Ball Invitational was held Tuesday night at Amway Center.
The match-up featured the Charlotte Bobcats -- lottery-draft favorites -- against the Magic -- the steadily sinking contenders challenging the 'Cats'...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:40 PM
After the all-star break, the Magic might hear questions about improving their defense, getting to the line, limiting turnovers and … whether they're really trying to win.
Sports Illustrated and ESPN already have linked the Magic to the practice of...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Fans, here’s a page from the Magic’s Silver Linings Playbook:
They’re back in the lottery race!
Suffering Magic faithful need some good news after the club has lost 17 of its last 19 games.
By going backwards, Orlando (14-30) is...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The Magic are in the midst of one of their all-time losing ruts, and they've again lost Glen Davis. They need to shut down Big Baby for the season and develop their young'uns, turning to 2013-14.
Wish I had some brighter news, but it likely will get...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK -- The conversation took place during his freshman year at Maryland. Greivis Vasquez, still learning a new language and getting adjusted to playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference, sat down in his coach's office one day to talk about his dreams....
| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Being with the Lakers might not have boosted Dwight Howard’s Q rating, but it certainly didn’t hurt Steve Clifford’s resume'.
Clifford not only found work in L.A. as an assistant last season after losing his job when Stan Van Gundy and...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What is the central issue in the legal skirmishes between Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:10 AM
LEXINGTON - Nerlens Noel was never touted as being the offensive player that Anthony Davis was for Kentucky last year when he swept the national player of the year awards and even won an Olympic gold medal after helping UK win a national championship....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:37 AM
LEXINGTON — Will there ever be another undefeated team in college basketball?
Kentucky went 38-2 and won the national title last year, but suffered a loss in December at Indiana. This year there are no major undefeated teams left in mid-January....
| Jan 6, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl thought Kentucky’s home-court win streak would end this year and said so in October. Yet the current ESPN college basketball analyst thought it would likely be Florida or Missouri, not Baylor, that gave UK coach...