| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Earning straight A’s and just one B in high school is right on par with winning two NBA Championships, Miami Heat player Shane Battier told 250 students in Fort Lauderdale Monday.
“That’s something I’m just as proud of,”...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The information superhighway is now 94 feet by 50 feet.
Erik Spoelstra's pace and space is about to become quantifiable.
Looked like a player was merely going through the motions last night? Hold on, let's go to the video data.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Laker Gary Payton will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The veteran point guard spent one year in Los Angeles, joining with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the 2003-04 season.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Just about everything that takes place on an NBA court will be quantifiable starting this season thanks to motion-tracking cameras that will be installed in every arena.
How long does it take Kobe Bryant to get back on defense in his first month back...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:15 AM
Miami coach Al Golden has pretty much been all business this week ahead of his Hurricanes' matchup against rival Florida.
That was the case Wednesday morning too, when Golden addressed the local media for the last time ahead of Saturday's game. He...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:53 PM
"We're going to cannibalize that market in August and September, if we can." -- Pat Riley, June 26.
One month down, one to go. Or is this all there is?
Free agency never truly was going to be the province of the Heat, not with David...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Next week: The new "F as in Fat" report funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health found that Florida's overall obesity rate is going down, and decreased to 25.2 percent of adults from 26.6 percent the year before. ...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Allen Iverson, who last played professionally in 2011 in Turkey, will officially announce his retirement from basketball this week, according to Slam magazine.
Iverson, 38, hopes to place his energy on his business holdings and children, a source close...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Baseball was very important to Penny Marshall in her baseball movie. Now, that might sound obvious, but if you’ve ever seen, I don’t know, "The Pride of the Yankees"’ or "The Babe Ruth Story,"’ then you know how stupid baseball can...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Many sports are known as games of inches.
Fair or foul … swish or brick … birdie or par ... many times, the difference is just a fraction of an inch.
Scouts and fans are obsessed with the height and weight of prospective stars, trying to...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
This is a first in countdown history — an aborted mission. Stop the rocket launch.
The executive committee, in a unanimous decision, ruled it was time to pull the plug and spoil the surprise party:
Turn on the lights and come out from behind the...