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Stretching the Field: NBA has no room for brawls

Stretching the Field: NBA has no room for brawls

Who doesn't enjoy watching two grown men throwing fists in the ring, octagon, football field or on the ice?
Shaquille O'Neal wants to create another video game

Shaquille O'Neal wants to create another video game

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7 (UPI) -- Shaquille O'Neal wants fans to help him fund creating a followup to his 1994 video game 'Shaq Fu.'
By Danielle Haynes

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 6, 2014.
By United Press International
CSPI objects to soft drink linked to Olympic success

CSPI objects to soft drink linked to Olympic success

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A Washington food advocacy groups questions Coca-Cola's TV ad suggesting Olympic skier Ted Ligety's success is due to his consumption of it soft drink.
'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New host Jimmy Fallon's debut Monday was the first episode of "The Tonight Show" broadcast from New York in more than 40 years.

Shaq to join Sacramento Kings ownership group

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal said he has purchased a minority ownership stake in the Sacramento Kings.
Food advocates criticize Shaq for pitching sugary cream sodas

Food advocates criticize Shaq for pitching sugary cream sodas

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- A U.S. food advocacy group is critical of former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal for pitching a line of cream sodas containing 270 calories and 17 teaspoons of sugar.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
By United Press International

Lakers owner Buss hospitalized

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss has been hospitalized for treatment of an undisclosed form of cancer, team personnel told the Los Angeles Times Thursday.

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Report: Lakers owner Buss hospitalized ... Athletics closer Balfour has knee surgery ... Senators' Karlsson has Achilles surgery ... UConn's Wolf arraigned in domestic case ... Sports news from United Press International.

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Jacksonville, Arizona fill coaching needs ... Kobe Bryant leads all-star voting ... Former shoe salesman leads on PGA Tour ... Gators stay unbeaten in SEC ... Sports news from United Press International.
Kobe Bryant leads all-star voting

Kobe Bryant leads all-star voting

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The NBA announced Thursday Kobe Bryant had won a nationwide fan balloting and would appear in the league's All-Star Game for a record 15th straight year.
LeBron James wins NBA title, Olympic gold, MVP

LeBron James wins NBA title, Olympic gold, MVP

The 2011-12 NBA season started late but finished with the long-anticipated crowing of LeBron James and the Miami Heat as NBA champions.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Hart, Cannon to star in 'Real Husbands'

Hart, Cannon to star in 'Real Husbands'

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Comedian and actor Kevin Hart is to star in the semi-scripted, faux reality show "Real Husbands of Hollywood," BET Networks said Wednesday.

Big feet finally get big shoes

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The tallest man in the United States says he's finally found someone who makes shoes big enough for his big -- really big -- feet.

Lakers to retire O'Neal, Wilkes jerseys

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Lakers announced plans to retire the jerseys of Shaquille O'Neal and Jamaal Wilkes this season.
Report: O'Neal to meet about Magic GM job

Report: O'Neal to meet about Magic GM job

ORLANDO, Fla., May 24 (UPI) -- Orlando Magic officials would not comment on a report that Shaquille O'Neal will meet with team officials next week to discuss the vacant general manager job.
Shaquille O'Neal awarded doctorate

Shaquille O'Neal awarded doctorate

MIAMI, May 5 (UPI) -- Former NBA all-star Shaquille O'Neal was presented a doctoral degree in education from Barry University Saturday in Miami.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
By United Press International

Beckham tops at Cartoon game awards

ATLANTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Soccer star David Beckham took home top honors at Cartoon Network's second annual Hall of Game Awards in Atlanta.
Jeremy Lin to be in NBA Rising Stars game

Jeremy Lin to be in NBA Rising Stars game

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Jeremy Lin, who ignited a nationwide craze with his recent play for the New York Knicks, has been added to the NBA's Rising Stars game, the league said Friday.

NBA: New York 90, Toronto 87

TORONTO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Jeremy Lin connected on a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.5 seconds remaining Tuesday, boosting the New York Knicks to a dramatic 90-87 comeback win over Toronto.
First lady tapes Hall of Game Awards spot

First lady tapes Hall of Game Awards spot

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will be seen in a taped appearance at the Hall of Game Awards ceremony, Cartoon Network said.

Pierce, Nowitzki head All-Star reserves

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Boston's Paul Pierce and Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki headlined the list of 14 players chosen Thursday to fill out the rosters for the NBA's All-Star Game.

NBA: Philadelphia 95, LA Lakers 90

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Lou Williams scored 14 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter Monday, rallying the Philadelphia 76ers to a 95-90 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
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