| May 12, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Wait a minute, wasn’t the whole idea of finishing first in the Eastern Conference precisely because the Bulls would avoid playing Boston AND Miami?
Wasn’t the idea that Boston and Miami would beat up each other?
Wasn’t the idea that...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 5:04 PM
I'm not exactly sure how the marketing plan went for a small group of prospective season-ticket buyers at Amway Center on Saturday morning.
Cue sales pitch: "Hello, Magic fans! We're looking forward to a great season, and we're certainly creating...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 7:20 PM
It’s been at least a decade since I can remember an NBA Finals that was so much fun!
Thanks, LeBron James, for turning the NBA Finals into Must See TV.
Never before has there been a championship with such a one-sided rooting interest.
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:13 AM
"Practice? We're talking about practice, man. We're talking about practice. We're talking about practice?"
With apologies to Allen Iverson, yes, we're talking about practice.
And in the case of Miami Heat forward Mike Miller, we're talking...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Should have known better.
On the eve of the election, I tried to make one of those trite, silly comparisons between a sporting event and a real-life undertaking.
“Game 7 of the NBA Finals is upon us,” I said to former Magic coach Stan Van...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Whatever hurts the most.
A sweep by Oklahoma City? Great.
A five-game series but the Thunder still clinch it on Miami’s floor? Great.
Oklahoma City loses the first three games and then becomes the first team to wipe out that deficit to win an NBA...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:18 PM
You can expect the fifth annual Wade's World Weekend to have a different feel to it this year.
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade — the host of the Wade's World Foundation fundraiser taking place Thursday-Sunday — is coming off of a win over the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:52 PM
The Phillies' problems may not be what the team's passionate fan base wants, especially after a five-year run that may have matched any in the franchise's history.
But the woes have provided plenty of fodder for the media, especially the radio and TV...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:37 PM
LeBron James has spent the better part of the last two years as public enemy number one in the sports world. And why? Because he announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers on national television? Because he showed a little too much arrogance in...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Looks like L.A. is going to need a few more paparazzi.
You can't stroll Venice Beach or sit down to bacon-wrapped monkfish at Spago without spotting a superstar Laker or Clipper in the nation's new basketball capital.
Here comes Dwight Howard, the...