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This Should Put Steph's 3-Point Shooting In Proper Perspective

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.03.2015 | Sports

Larry Bird was no slouch from behind the arc. For his career, the Boston Celtics legend shot threes at a 37.6 percent clip, and his efficiency spiked ...

Living That Fantasy

Julian McWilliams | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

Some stories deserve to be retold; with it breeds new life, purpose and most importantly understanding. It makes the process that much more magical -- an indelible piece of our history, if not in the physical, the mental and emotional.

The World Will End If Carmelo Signs With the Heat

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

These Carmelo rumors are just that for now. But the arguments against player-driven super teams are exceedingly weak, because they're built not on any concrete, credible concerns about the future of the league. Instead, they derive from a more basic anxiety about the undermining of the social order.

Why Sports?

Rob Taub | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

I recently made what I thought would be a harmless comment on Rachel Maddow's Twitter timeline about government agencies being wasteful and ineffectiv...

We Must Never Give Up

Jay Scott | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

She heard the words "no," "impossible," and "never" more times than most, but she believed that with the help of others, she could make a difference, and she was right.

Larry Bird Is Selling THIS?!?

Posted 12.04.2013 | Miami

One of our basketball-mad friends once told us of a rabid Larry Bird fan, who, each year on the NBA great's birthday, would toss a pair of green Conve...

Strange Bedfellows

Mike Montgomery | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

Rivalries exist everywhere in life, even in the exciting world of communications policy. Communications and technology company AT&T and public interest group Public Knowledge are widely known to lock horns on matters of public policy, often bitterly.

LeBron Names All-Time Top 3 (And Leaves Out Magic)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.22.2013 | Sports

Sorry, Lakers legends. LeBron James named his top three players in NBA history during a recent interview with Bill Reiter of FOX Sports and Los An...

In Hoops, Is a Hot Hand Hot?

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.27.2013 | Sports
Michael Sigman

Anyone who's played a fair amount of basketball knows the thrill of the "hot hand." You hit two or three in a row and soon even the longest of long sh...

Larry Bird's Son Arrested On Disturbing Allegations

Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports

Connor Bird, son of Boston Celtics icon Larry Bird, was arrested on Sunday at Indiana University and faces multiple charges, according to the various ...

WATCH: Kenyan Orphans Reenact Iconic NBA Moment

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.30.2012 | Sports

"Now, there's a steal by Bird Gishohe. Underneath to D.J. Nyagah. He lays it in. Right at one second left! What a play by Bird Gishohe!" In a video...

Heisman Trophy Now Synonymous With Dedication to Education, Morals and Values

Jake Fischer | Posted 12.18.2012 | College
Jake Fischer

Well, the Heisman Trophy voting committee has showed their opinion on the matter in their recent selections -- the last few selections in particular, praising athletes who possess educational values and very positive morals.

Former NBA Player: MJ Not In Top 5 Greatest Of All Time

Posted 08.16.2012 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Remember John Salley? Former co-host of The Best Damn Sports Show, Period? Former mediocre NBA player? OK, we give...

Larry Bird Calls Out Pacers

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2012 | Sports

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird needed just four letters to describe what he had seen from the Pacers during their loss to the Heat on Tuesday nig...

Larry Bird And Magic Johnson Talk About Johnson's HIV Announcement

Posted 04.12.2012 | TV

When Magic Johnson held a press conference announcing that he was HIV-positive in 1991, popular perception was that this was essentially a death sente...

Theater: Magic/Bird Sort of Shoots, But Doesn't Score

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You can make a good documentary about Magic and Bird (in fact, HBO did). But having actors reenact some public statements of these famous athletes while rotely going through their career highlights does not make good theater.

A 'Magical' Rivalry To Teach Our Kids

Denise Albert | Posted 06.09.2012 | Parents
Denise Albert

Although they were on opposite teams with completely different personalities, their eventual friendship is magic we can all learn from and use to guide our kids throughout life.

The Twitter Bird Has A Name

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 02.28.2012 | Technology

World, meet Larry. While most of us have (unfortunately) become well-acquainted with Twitter's "Fail Whale," it's likely we aren't on a first-name ...

'Magic/Bird' Set To Tip Off On Broadway This Spring

Posted 02.10.2012 | Black Voices

Last year it was announced that two of the NBA's all-time greats, Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be the subject of the upcoming play aptly...

Magic Johnson And Larry Bird On Broadway

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

Some of the most successful Broadway plays of the last season have also been some of the most unorthodox, what with Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark and S...

One On One With Erin Andrews

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

Yes, Erin Andrews is a sports fan. So, please, stop asking. If there is a football game happening somewhere right now then she's probably watching it....

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird Rivalry To Be Staged On Broadway

Bloomberg | Mason Levinson and Philip Boroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A play about the relationship between basketball Hall of Fame members Magic Johnson and Larry Bird is being created for Broadway. "Magic/Bird" is bei...

DVDs: Ellery Queen, Rush, Casey Affleck and More

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In this roundup of new DVDs and Blu-Rays, we take a look at the darker-than-dark noir film The Killer Inside Me, the "Mexican New Wave" drama I'm Gonna Explode, and a slew of recently released TV shows.

If David Stern and the Owners Win, Will NBA Ticket Prices Fall?

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Stern and the NBA's owners claim the league lost nearly $400 million last season. Stern argues that changes need to be made to the collective bargaining agreement. Specifically, players have to accept less money.

A Celtic Yankee in King Kobe's Court: Confessions of a Celtic/Laker Fan

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bennet Kelley

I will be rooting for the Celtics in the NBA finals, but should Kobe match the feat of Magic's game-winning hook shot from Game 5 of the 1987 series, there will no heartbreak.