I love sports, but with its media-managed commercialism, defined roles and story lines, and aristocratic sports analysis, American football is just plain un-American. The faux-drama of the Steelers-Packers contest doesn't actually uphold the 'everyman' American ideals.
Farmers Field – a planned $1 billion football stadium in downtown L.A. – takes a few small steps toward reality this week. It could be finished by 2015. But many hurdles remain.
Fans yearn for the glory days of great rivalries like the Boston Celtics vs. the Los Angeles Lakers. Critics of the current NBA say there just aren't enough great players to fill out 30 teams.
As a sports chronicle, “The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History” is not your father’s Oldsmobile.
Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, and the 1992 Olympic Dream Team will be enshrined during ceremonies Friday night.
Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson will be enshrined as teammates on Friday as the highlight of this year's class. Michael Jordan will serve as Dream Teamer Scottie Pippen's presenter, who will be enshrined as an individual.
Magic Johnson, Bill Russell, and LeBron James are among President Obama's informal dream team of current and former basketball superstars Sunday. Magic Johnson and the other players were entertaining wounded US troops at a gym inside Washington's Fort McNair.
Michael Jackson fans are holding tributes worldwide. Michael Jackson passed on a year ago. Vigils, prayers, and music are part of the Michael Jackson tributes.
The Lakers' win Thursday night, behind superstar Kobe Bryant, sealed the team's second-straight NBA Finals victory. But the team has yet to equal the accomplishments of other dynasties.
NBA Finals MVP? It's Kobe Bryant. He says the championship is the 'sweetest' because LA beat the Celtics.