RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Larry Bird

A collection of news and information related to Larry Bird published by this site and its partners.

Top Larry Bird Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Despite success, Miami Heat has more work to do

    Despite success, Miami Heat has more work to do
    Two down, six to go! Miami's Big Three aren't even a third of the way to fulfilling the championship pledge LeBron James made on that sorry summer day in 2010 when he sat on a stage inside AmericanAirlines Arena and said, "Not two, not three, not four,...
  • Bill Walton never takes a timeout from talking

    Bill Walton never takes a timeout from talking
    In a week when you thought you might have heard it all, I present to you Bill Walton speaking to USC students and bashing UCLA basketball. "I never knew they had pretty girls here at USC," began Walton, one of UCLA's all-time greats, after being...
  • Michael Jordan laughs at Kobe's claim of outdoing the Dream Team

    Michael Jordan laughs at Kobe's claim of outdoing the Dream Team
    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...
  • Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual

    Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual
    A bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...
  • Report: Larry Bird to step down as president of Indiana Pacers

    Report: Larry Bird to step down as president of Indiana Pacers
    After being named the NBA Executive of the Year this season, Larry Bird will reportedly step down as president of the Indiana Pacers. Bird took over as president of the team in 2008 and helped transform it into a contender in the East. The Pacers made...
  • Reviews: 'Dream Team,' 'Igniting the Flame' and evolving ideals

    Reviews: 'Dream Team,' 'Igniting the Flame' and evolving ideals
    -------------------- Dream Team How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever Jack McCallum Ballantine Books: 336pp., $28 * Igniting the Flame America's First...
  • How Jerry Buss came to own the Lakers, the Kings and the Forum

    How Jerry Buss came to own the Lakers, the Kings and the Forum
    Word got around that Jack Kent Cooke wanted to cash out. It was 1977 and the Lakers owner had entered into a divorce that would eventually cost $41 million, a sum worthy of the Guinness World Records for the most costly marital split in history at...
  • Wichita State holds off Ohio State, 70-66

    Wichita State holds off Ohio State, 70-66
    Wichita State is off to its first Final Four since 1965 with the appropriate nickname: Shockers. The ninth-seeded team from Kansas concluded its siege through the West Regional on Saturday with a 70-66 win over Ohio State in front of 17,998 at Staples...
  • In John Wooden's own words

    In John Wooden's own words
    Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
  • Obama talks sports with ESPN's Bill Simmons [Videos]

    Obama talks sports with ESPN's Bill Simmons [Videos]
    President Obama says he had "Linsanity" before Linsanity was cool. "I knew about Jeremy before you did, or everybody else did," Obama said in an interview with ESPN's Bill Simmons for his new site, Grantland. "I've been on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon for...
  • PASSINGS: Dick Harter, Minoru Mori, Michael Hossack

    PASSINGS: Dick Harter, Minoru Mori, Michael Hossack
    Dick Harter Former Oregon Ducks coach Dick Harter, 81, the University of Oregon men's basketball coach whose Ducks team ended UCLA's 98-game home winning streak in 1976, died Monday at a South Carolina hospital, according to Island Funeral Home in...