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  • Readers react to what would have happened had Michael Jordan teamed with Magic Johnson and Larry Bird

     
    Below the jump are the best answers on what readers think would happen if Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird had joined forces to create a super team. Of course, many shared skepticism that that actually would have happened. "What would have...
  • Sports Legends Revealed: How did the 'Larry Bird exception' to the NBA salary cap get its name?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The "Larry Bird exception" to the NBA salary cap got its name from the Celtics being the first team to go over the salary cap to re-sign one of their players, namely Larry Bird. STATUS: False. In 1983,......
  • 'Family Guy': A casserole of nonsense

     
    Happy Mother’s Day! What better gift for all the women who’ve reproduced than brand-new episodes of “The Cleveland Show,” “Family Guy,” and “American Dad”? Maybe one would even have done a Mother’s...
  • 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,...
  • 'Everything They Had' by David Halberstam

    'Everything They Had' by David Halberstam
    Everything They Had Sports Writing From David Halberstam David Halberstam Hyperion: 402 pp., $24.95 When David Halberstam was killed in a car crash near San Francisco last spring, he'd just finished what turned out to be his final book, "The Coldest...
  • Magic Means Business

    For a kid growing up in L.A. in the early ’70s, the “Fabulous Forum” may as well have been Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland, with its snow-white columns and white-hot lights so bright you could see them from the 405. Back then, celebrities were...
  • American Fool: John Mellencamp for Senator?

     
    You don't have to be a political junkie like me to know that, with the economy still in low gear and healthcare having gone down in flames, the Democrats are going to be in big trouble this November. Many pundits......
  • HBO documentary on Magic Johnson and Larry Bird debuts tonight

     
    If the early reviews serve as any indication, it's that Lakers fans, Celtics fans and really all basketball fans are in for a treat tonight when HBO premieres its documentary, "Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals," at 8. Below is a sneak peek with what'...
  • Magic Johnson and Larry Bird on the Lakers-Celtics rivalry

     
    Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, former rivals turned friends, collaborated with basketball reporter Jackie MacMullan and wrote a book, published this week, titled "When the Game was Ours." Of all the Lakers-Celtics NBA Finals, one of the most legendary,...
  • Championing reviews this week: Magic Johnson and Larry Bird; China and the U.S. economy; J.M. Barrie and more

     
    It is, reviewer David Davis writes, nearly impossible to find two opposing superstars whose sports careers became as linked as Larry Bird's and Magic Johnson's. In 1979, when Bird was a college senior and Johnson a junior, they led their......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: Timothy Geithner will 'Meet the Press' on Sunday

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Afghanistan, Iraq: Thomas Ricks, the......