All I want for Christmas is…NBA – five teams and players to watch

December 23, 2011

The new NBA season took a while to come around after a five-month lockout spent negotiating an improved labor agreement. What better day to start than Dec. 25. Merry Christmas!

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Soccer Break Thursday – Champions League recap

April 7, 2011

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/Where to start after four brilliant Champions League quarter-finals, even if the intrigue for next week's second legs has all but gone from three of the ties with Barcelona leading Shakhtar Donetsk 5-1, Real Madrid 4-0 up against Tottenham Hotspur and Schalke 04 in total charge against holders Inter Milan after the 5-2 triumph at the San Siro.

Heat may need a big man to take pressure off Big Three

October 28, 2010

NBA/Now that all of the hype surrounding the Miami Heat’s season opener against the Boston Celtics is over, the question remains: how good is this team?

King James may find a new castle

May 12, 2010

LeBron James is sounding like his days with the Cleveland Cavaliers are numbered.

The Brooklyn Nets and the battle for Big Apple affections

September 24, 2009

CHINA/The Brooklyn Nets …. LeBron James …. Battle for Big Apple affections …. Hot topics for sure among New York-area hoops fans with news that Russia’s richest man is riding to the $200 million rescue of the Nets, and Brooklyn may once again rise to alter the sports landscape of The City.

Lebron Plus Shaq Equals Championship?

June 25, 2009

On the eve of the 2009 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking toward a storied veteran to propel them to a potential championship. It appears the Phoenix Suns and the Cavaliers have agreed to a long-speculated deal that will place future Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal alongside reigning MVP Lebron James. But is it enough? 

King Kobe leads Lakers to 15th NBA title

June 15, 2009

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant celebrates their NBA Championship win after defeating the Orlando Magic in Game 5 in Orlando

Kobe Bryant had 30 points to lead the LA Lakers to a 99-86 Game Five win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday and a 15th NBA title.

Ah nuts! Under Armour recalls athletic cups

April 29, 2009

groin1Prepare to flinch.

Under Armour got the kind of attention any sports-loving company would rather avoid after it recalled more than 200,000 athletic cups on fears they could break if hit and result in serious injury.