Michael Jordan

Waves in Malibu

Malibu fight involving Scottie Pippen investigated

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen was questioned Monday about a fight that occurred over the weekend between him and an autograph seeker outside a Malibu restaurant, authorities said. Pippen came […]

06/24/2013

Bret Lewis

Sports revisionism

It’s common fodder for sports talk shows to debate what an athlete’s legacy will be BEFORE his career is over. Proof once again that a fan’s perspective can turn on a dime. Two years ago, […]

05/23/2013

Paris Saint Germain soccer player David Beckham (AP Photo)

Retirement tests if Beckham built lasting brand

PARIS (AP) — David Beckham’s pecs are at least as much a part of his brand as his kick; his brand of shoes ultimately more lucrative than the game he’s giving up. Listed as the […]

05/17/2013

Bret Lewis

Still coming up short

After his first tour of duty with the Lakers, Phil Jackson wrote a book and in it said that Kobe Bryant was “uncoachable.” Then he came back as coach to win two more titles. Said […]

05/16/2013

Michael Jordan (AP Photo)

NBA’s Michael Jordan marries ex-model over weekend

(AP) –  Michael Jordan got married over the weekend, with Tiger Woods, Spike Lee and Patrick Ewing among those attending the NBA Hall of Famer’s wedding in Palm Beach, Fla. Jordan married 35-year-old former model […]

04/28/2013

Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — tattoos, nose studs and all — on Tuesday to a country with possibly the world’s strictest dress code: North Korea.

02/26/2013

Kobe Bryant

Bryant becomes youngest to reach 30,000 points

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kobe Bryant has become the youngest player in NBA history to eclipse 30,000 career points and only the fifth overall to hit that mark.

12/05/2012