| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury July 11, he acknowledged that he was "a little bit" worried that it was serious.
He had sustained torn cartilage in his left knee, the same knee that prevented him from playing his rookie year and hobbled him...
| Sep 2, 2012
Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics
Faber and Faber: 406 pp., $28
Until lately Iain Sinclair's work was little known in the U.S. In the U.K.,...
| Sep 8, 2012
Jake Eberts, the Canadian independent producer and founder of Britain's Goldcrest Films, which revived the British cinema industry in the 1980s with a string of Oscar-winning movies, including "Gandhi" and "Chariots of Fire," died Thursday in Montreal. He...
| Jun 24, 2012
Sure, the London Olympics, barely a month away, will ultimately be about the feats of strength, speed and endurance of the participating athletes. But long before the first brow is beaded with sweat, the first real competition will take place the moment...
| Jun 24, 2012
Costa Navarino, Greece — "The Peloponnese," my friend Peter Poulos tells me, "is the real Greece. Really. This place is less populated and more beautiful than most of the trendy tourist places in this country."
He says this as we cross the...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:47 AM
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker said he underwent an operation to remove a shard of glass that had "penetrated 99%" of his left eye following a recent brawl at a New York nightclub between singer Chris Brown and members of hip-hop star Drake's...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Four-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter Michael Johnson has been quoted as saying he believes slave descendants make superior athletes -- and that such a controversial topic shouldn't be avoided but discussed openly as the world begins to turn its...
| Jul 8, 2012
Ticket holders at this summer's Olympic Games will have something in common with non-sporting London visitors: At some point, they will want to flee the jam-packed capital. Luckily, escaping the madding crowds is as easy as hopping on a train. As a Brit...
| Jul 8, 2012
LONDON — If you're at all familiar with London — the city of congestion, crowded byways, skinny streets — you may be trying to imagine how in the world the city will cope with moving its Olympics visitors from Point A to Point B.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, pledged Thursday that the institution “is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro,” sending financial markets soaring around the world.
The Dow jumped more than 250 points in...
| Jul 29, 2012
How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Ballantine Books: 336pp., $28
Igniting the Flame