Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan, left applauds as New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) speaks in a pregame ceremony honoring Jeter, who is retiring at the end of the season, on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Captain cool as always, Jeter honored by Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — Standing on the field with a microphone, the end of his baseball career likely three weeks away, Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop over the […]

09/08/2014

Michael Jordan talks with Mirka Federer before a match between Roger Federer, of Switzerland, and Marinko Matosevic, of Australia, in the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

With MJ on his side, Federer wins US Open opener

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up as a basketball fan, Roger Federer had a poster of Michael Jordan hanging on his bedroom wall. On Tuesday night, Federer won a first-round match at the U.S. Open […]

08/26/2014

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

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