When ESPN and the University of Texas announced their 20-year, $300 million partnership for the Longhorn Network a year ago, they created the wedge that nearly split apart the Big 12.
It was about 14 degrees when the Wizards arrived in Auburn Hills on Saturday, on the outskirts of Detroit. But Washington isn't exactly used to warm receptions these days, even when playing at home.
The NBA's best player visits Verizon Center on Friday night, but don't take my word for it. That's the opinion of none other than Larry Bird.
Michelle Obama and "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon turned the White House into a playground to promote the first lady's "Let's Move!" fitness campaign.
Once again, it's time to check off some items on my "TIDU List" — Things I Don't Understand.
Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks.
Early in the third quarter, Rashard Lewis and John Wall got the ball on a two-on-one breakaway. But Lewis made a pass that sailed over Wall's head, and an easy two points ended up as a turnover, as the ball wound up in the lap of a court-side spectator.
John Thompson III would rather listen to a 24-hour loop of Dick Vitale caterwauling about "diaper dandies" and "PTP-ers" than admit his team was facing a must-win situation against Connecticut on Wednesday, but the scenario wasn't entirely far-fetched.
If you have more house than cable TV outlets, or if you simply must watch "Judge Judy" or a Washington Nationals game out on the deck using a tablet computer, a small $179 device could make your life a whole lot easier.