| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Maybe if he always played soft. Maybe if you never saw the other side of him. Maybe Chris Bosh wouldn't be so roundly questioned if he wasn't smart enough to know exactly what happens when he plays an aggressive game.
"We win,'' Chris Bosh says, flatly....
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sometimes you forget how long it's been.
The preseason trip to China. The midseason pressure to pursue the NBA's all-time winning streak. The bruising and grinding against the Chicago Bulls in the second round and against the Indiana Pacers in the...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Basketball is over (not counting "The Draft That Everyone Says Is Worthless") and apparently hockey never ends, but we can't be bothered.
Last week I forgot to mention football.
Today we talk about the strangest team in NFL history: The...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Miami Heat fans are showing me less mercy than the team showed the Spurs.
The fans are all upset because they think I criticized their beloved team.
Wrong. I didn't criticize the team. While I'm no Heat fan -- the team is too Hollywood for my tastes,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:58 PM
For the longest time, I was worried that something was seriously wrong with me.
I thought I was delusional and suffering the devastating and debilitating effects of Post Traumatic Dwight Disorder.
I thought I was hallucinating and creating these kooky...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:34 PM
So this is what it came down to: Tony Parker feathering through the lane, glancing the ball off his leg, smothered by LeBron James, stumbling to his knees, stumbling back up and, somehow, getting up to put the ball off the backboard into the basket.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Hey, South Florida, who needs the Super Bowl and the NFL's stadium whining — we've got a monopoly on the NBA Finals!
For the third straight year, the Heat are playing for an NBA title. And in fickle, bandwagon-hopping South Florida, nothing...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:32 PM
I'm going to gush here, the local columnist going homer on you again as I do so often.
Obviously I won't be writing about the Lakers.
Instead this is going to be an ode to a great friendship, and how two incredible players would rather praise each other...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:17 PM
I'm thinking the best place for Dwight Howard's statue outside Staples is right beside Oscar De La Hoya's 7-foot likeness.
That way they can keep the guys together who have been beaten up the most in the building.
De La Hoya was 0-1 in Staples and so...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Amid this third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals, and with increasingly punitive salary-cap and luxury-tax penalties about to kick in from the new collective-bargaining agreement, the question becomes how the Miami Heat will be able to sustain their...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Jacksonville Jaguars legend Tony Boselli will lead a goodwill caravan of organizational reps, cheerleaders and the team mascot to Orlando today for an appearance at the Altamonte Mall from 1 to 3 p.m.