When Dwight Howard becomes a free agent on July 1, he has a chance to rectify the damage he's done to his reputation by making a necessary, bold move. He should sign with Houston.
It's become an annual question for commissioner David Stern: Can the NBA do something about teams that sit stars? Maybe this debate is about something else.
It would have been perfect if Griner had told Cuban to spend more time worrying about the Mavericks' playoffs chances than her NBA possibilities.
College basketball has been bad this season. And because the NCAA tournament is such a good postseason setup, college basketball will inevitably get a pass, despite being largely unwatchable.
The impatience the Lakers showed is commonplace across sports. A Finals appearance, much less a championship, does little to ensure a future job among fans and owners concerned with the here and now.
It's a strange NBA world right now. Thirty-five is the new 25, and rivalries among players and teams seem to be as shallow as a Kim Kardashian marriage.
If the rationale behind ousting coach Stan Van Gundy and general manager Otis Smith was to make staying in Orlando more appealing to Dwight Howard, the Magic failed.
Andrew Bynum was having such a spectacular year, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that trading him was out of the question. Given his actions in the first round of the playoffs, it shouldn't be.
Metta World Peace should be held to a higher and different standard. He needs to be suspended at least 10 games, and league officials would be justified if they decided on an indefinite suspension.
We always want The Next Big Thing, an athlete who can dominate over years, not just a weekend or a stretch of midseason games. Is it Bubba Watson? Jeremy Lin? Does it matter?
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and other athletes who are speaking up in protest of the Trayvon Martin shooting have changed the role of sports in social activism forever, and for good.
Jemele Hill digs into the mailbag to respond to criticism about her columns on NFL bounties and hits, the expanded MLB postseason and the NBA slam dunk contest.
Adding two MLB wild-card teams and high-stakes one-game playoffs make perfect financial sense, but is it common sense? The answer is no.
Blake Griffin provided a thrill a year ago, and Dr. J and Michael made the slam dunk contest a must-watch event in days of yore. But now? Not so much. Time to re-think its relevance.
Orlando and Dwight Howard seem like a match made by ... well, Magic. So why isn't the big man eager to stay? Can this relationship be saved? It should be.
Jemele Hill opens the mailbag and responds to readers who have questions and critiques about her commentary on Michael Jordan, Robert Griffin III and Drew Brees.