How Michael Sam made Jason Collins matter

Monday, February 10th, 2014

When everyone made a tremendous to-do about NBA player Jason Collins coming out of the closet last year, my reaction was more along the lines of "whoop-de-doo." And not for the reasons you are probably assuming. From my perspective, Collins was not all that different from John Amaechi, another basketball player ...

Kyrie Irving benched in bizarre loss to Lakers

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was benched on Wednesday night during a crazy loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Cleveland head coach Mike Brown sat his franchise player and his team looked incredibly disjointed against a depleted Lakers team. Irving played 28 minutes and scored 11 points on 5-of-14 shooting ...

Kobe Bryant out at least another month

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Any possibility of Kobe Bryant returning soon has been completely tossed out the window. On Tuesday the Lakers announced that their star guard will be out at least another month, as he continues to recover from a knee injury. Bryant was examined on Tuesday and still has pain and swelling in ...

Video: Dennis Rodman loses it (again) in CNN interview

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

It's unclear whether Dennis Rodman ever had any marbles to lose, but The Worm reached a new level of unglued in a bizarre, rambling interview with CNN live from North Korea on Tuesday.

Video: Damian Lillard hits second game-winner this week

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Damian Lillard did it again Tuesday night. The second-year guard hit a 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 119-116 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Lillard hit a game-winner against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday as well. Lillard had a career-high eight 3-pointers while dropping ...

Steve Nash is not considering retirement despite back troubles

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has been hobbled all season by back problems, but the 39-year-old is not contemplating retirement despite previous reports to the contrary. He doesn't know whether he'll ever be an effective NBA player again but he isn't ready to head into his post-playing career ...

Dwyane Wade sells sitcom based on his life

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

In a world where gold-digging real housewives of whichever municipality I don't ever want to live in and a family of well-meaning, uber-religious bearded rubes are among the biggest stars on television, it can be assumed that just about anything can become a TV show. So I guess we shouldn't be ...